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Rain Dance
Battles
Type  Water
Category  Status
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  -
Accuracy  -%
Priority  {{{priority}}}[[Category:Moves with {{{priority}}} priority]]
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects all Pokémon on the field
Availability
  • TM18

Rain Dance is a Water-type status move that summons rain onto the battlefield. It is TM18 and can be obtained in Rassic City by completing a quest. This quest needs you to catch a Nawale, which can be found in Sailport Town by surfing.

Effect

When this move is used, a rainfall will start on the field which will last for five turns. This clears any other weather. Rain Dance will fail if it's already raining.

Additionally, Weather Ball become Water-type.

While Rain Dance is in effect, the base damage of Water-type moves will be increased by 50%, whereas the base damage of Solar Beam and Fire-type moves will be decreased by 50%. Additionally, SynthesisMorning Sun, and Moonlight will recover only half as much HP as under clear conditions. Thunder and Hurricane ignores accuracy and evasion under the effect of Rain Dance.

If a Damp Rock is held when Rain Dance is used, the duration of rainfall is lengthened from 5 to 8 turns. Additionally, the following Abilities will have the effects listed while the rain is falling:

  • Pokémon with Rain Dish will restore 1/8 of its maximum HP to itself after every turn.
  • Pokémon with Swift Swim will be twice as fast in the rain
  • Pokémon with the Dry Skin Ability will regain ⅛ of their maximum HP at the end of each turn
  • Pokémon with Hydration will have their existing status conditions cured at the end of each turn.

Description

Description
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.

Pokémon that can learn Rain Dance

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
007 SalatadMini Salatad Water Water 42
008 SalanipMini Salanip Water Poison 50
009 SalaslamMini Salaslam Water Poison 54
026 TadartMini Tadart Poison Grass 22
027 DartoadMini Dartoad Poison Grass 22
039 FlowbyMini Flowby Flying Flying 8
040 NimblowMini Nimblow Flying Flying 8
041 CirribusMini Cirribus Flying Flying Start
051 AquadMini Aquad Fighting Water 7
052 SmaquaMini Smaqua Fighting Water 7
104 GwormMini Gworm Bug Ground 22
105 WormuneMini Wormune Bug Ground 22
106 WormoleMini Wormole Bug Ground 22
134 ShrubseaMini Shrubsea Water Grass 32
135 KahulaMini Kahula Water Grass Start
136 WeedseaMini Weedsea Water Grass 32
137 KelpulaMini Kelpula Water Grass Start
200 MosliquoMini Mosliquo Bug Water 20
203 KapplashMini Kapplash Water Psychic 16
230 BaabbleMini Baabble Normal Water 11
238 PuplashMini Puplash Fairy Water 55
243 FlapinkoMini Flapinko Normal Flying 15
342 StrikonMini Strikon Dragon Electric 17
343 StrikloudMini Strikloud Dragon Electric 17
344 StrikyonMini Strikyon Dragon Electric 17
350 SearineMini Searine Water Water 77
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By TM

# Pokémon Type TM18
007 SalatadMini Salatad Water Unknown
008 SalanipMini Salanip Water Poison
009 SalaslamMini Salaslam Water Poison
026 TadartMini Tadart Poison Grass
027 DartoadMini Dartoad Poison Grass
033 GlowingMini Glowing Bug Electric
039 FlowbyMini Flowby Flying Unknown
040 NimblowMini Nimblow Flying Unknown
041 CirribusMini Cirribus Flying Unknown
044 UglingMini Ugling Water Flying
045 SwellegantMini Swellegant Water Flying
046 AnglingMini Angling Water Unknown
047 AngelishMini Angelish Water Unknown
048 AngelightMini Angelight Water Unknown
051 AquadMini Aquad Fighting Water
052 SmaquaMini Smaqua Fighting Water
053 VennapMini Vennap Grass Dark
054 MonstrapMini Monstrap Grass Dark
060 GeckoneMini Geckone Psychic Unknown
065 RushotMini Rushot Electric Unknown
068 SnazapMini Snazap Poison Electric
069 CoboltaMini Cobolta Poison Electric
073 PlatyplatMini Platyplat Ground Water
074 PlatyplashMini Platyplash Ground Water
075 TerrazMini Terraz Electric Flying
076 TerravoltMini Terravolt Electric Flying
080 RaizidMini Raizid Electric Ground
081 RaizodonMini Raizodon Electric Ground
091 PupoolMini Pupool Water Unknown
092 PooldogMini Pooldog Water Unknown
097 ParacawMini Paracaw Normal Flying
098 ParafulMini Paraful Normal Flying
099 ParabowMini Parabow Normal Flying
104 GwormMini Gworm Bug Ground
105 WormuneMini Wormune Bug Ground
106 WormoleMini Wormole Bug Ground
120 StegronMini Stegron Rock Steel
121 StegasteelMini Stegasteel Rock Steel
122 AtomixMini Atomix Electric Steel
123 AtomotroMini Atomotro Electric Steel
124 AtomotrixMini Atomotrix Electric Steel
125 SkrabbleMini Skrabble Bug Rock
126 JeweltalMini Jeweltal Bug Rock
134 ShrubseaMini Shrubsea Water Grass
135 KahulaMini Kahula Water Grass
136 WeedseaMini Weedsea Water Grass
137 KelpulaMini Kelpula Water Grass
163 PsytricMini Psytric Psychic Electric
166 PorfinMini Porfin Water Unknown
167 DoflapMini Doflap Water Unknown
168 ShrimpetMini Shrimpet Water Bug
169 ShrimpoonMini Shrimpoon Water Fire
170 SharkoMini Sharko Water Electric
171 MarkrushMini Markrush Water Electric
172 KinipMini Kinip Poison Water
173 GuppishMini Guppish Water Unknown
174 EqwaterMini Eqwater Water Grass
175 GlydfinMini Glydfin Water Flying
176 SeagicMini Seagic Water Fairy
177 OrcailMini Orcail Water Ice
178 Jellitot♂Mini Jellitot♂ Water Unknown
179 JelliticMini Jellitic Water Ice
180 JellikingMini Jelliking Water Ice
181 Jellitot♀Mini Jellitot♀ Water Unknown
182 JellinipMini Jellinip Water Poison
183 JelliqueenMini Jelliqueen Water Poison
184 ParaseaMini Parasea Water Grass
185 ParadisoMini Paradiso Water Grass
186 SurfideMini Surfide Water Unknown
187 TidudeMini Tidude Water Fighting
188 CrablueMini Crablue Water Unknown
189 RocksterMini Rockster Water Rock
192 HolloweedMini Holloweed Ghost Bug
193 HollowkinMini Hollowkin Ghost Bug
194 RottoweenMini Rottoween Ghost Bug
195 SwampheapMini Swampheap Dark Grass
196 PurpoleMini Purpole Poison Unknown
197 FrogooMini Frogoo Poison Unknown
198 ToxitoadMini Toxitoad Poison Unknown
199 AqlarvaMini Aqlarva Bug Water
200 MosliquoMini Mosliquo Bug Water
201 SliblooMini Slibloo Poison Unknown
202 FungermMini Fungerm Poison Unknown
203 KapplashMini Kapplash Water Psychic
207 SkeledeepMini Skeledeep Water Ghost
214 FinflixMini Finflix Water Dragon
215 FinndraMini Finndra Water Dragon
216 HydrogonMini Hydrogon Water Dragon
217 MerkidMini Merkid Water Unknown
218 MermarineMini Mermarine Water Fairy
219 MersidonMini Mersidon Water Electric
220 CorrineMini Corrine Water Rock
221 CoralushMini Coralush Water Rock
222 CoraltleMini Coraltle Water Rock
230 BaabbleMini Baabble Normal Water
238 PuplashMini Puplash Fairy Water
240 YayakMini Yayak Normal Water
241 YakkleMini Yakkle Normal Water
243 FlapinkoMini Flapinko Normal Flying
244 RollieMini Rollie Ground Unknown
245 ElestompMini Elestomp Ground Unknown
250 HippondMini Hippond Water Ground
251 HippotoneMini Hippotone Water Ground
252 CheetricMini Cheetric Electric Dark
255 SyrillMini Syrill Ghost Flying
256 CycrillMini Cycrill Ghost Flying
257 SyphoonMini Syphoon Ghost Flying
260 NawaleMini Nawale Ice Water
261 WhaleyMini Whaley Water Unknown
262 HumbreechMini Humbreech Water Unknown
263 SquidartMini Squidart Dark Water
264 LisquidMini Lisquid Dark Water
265 HamawlMini Hamawl Steel Water
266 SilviciousMini Silvicious Steel Water
277 CryodroMini Cryodro Ice Dragon
278 CryodraMini Cryodra Ice Dragon
285 SluggahMini Sluggah Bug Unknown
286 MossnailMini Mossnail Bug Rock
288 MystabletMini Mystablet Steel Psychic
302 AuroraiMini Aurorai Electric Ice
308 NosealMini Noseal Ice Water
309 IsealcleMini Isealcle Ice Water
310 SealbergMini Sealberg Ice Water
322 PinglettMini Pinglett Water Ice
323 PingladeMini Pinglade Water Ice
326 EelectMini Eelect Water Electric
327 ChamelecMini Chamelec Electric Unknown
328 ChamelectroMini Chamelectro Electric Unknown
331 SealugMini Sealug Water Unknown
332 NembroslugMini Nembroslug Water Poison
339 PinkmeeMini Pinkmee Dragon Water
340 ValureMini Valure Dragon Water
341 BeautifinMini Beautifin Dragon Water
342 StrikonMini Strikon Dragon Electric
343 StrikloudMini Strikloud Dragon Electric
344 StrikyonMini Strikyon Dragon Electric
345 FayelyMini Fayely Dragon Fairy
346 FayegonMini Fayegon Dragon Fairy
347 FayedraMini Fayedra Dragon Fairy
350 SearineMini Searine Water Unknown
351 TornadowlMini Tornadowl Flying Unknown
352 AetheraMini Aethera Electric Unknown
354 LunaroMini Lunaro Dark Psychic
355 CellanceMini Cellance Normal Psychic
356 HealthiaMini Healthia Fairy Grass
358 GemmanyMini Gemmany Rock Fairy
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Trivia


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