Tornadus < Thundurus > Reshiram

Species Type
Bolt Strike Pokémon Electric.pngFlying.png
Number Ability
#642 Prankster
DW: Defiant
Height Weight
4'11" (1.5m) 134.5 lbs (61kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 100% Female: 0%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 3
Tier EV Yield
Uber 3 Attack Points

Thundurus (ボルトロス) is the 148th Pokemon in the Unova Pokédex. He is an Electric/Flying Type, and is known as the Bolt Strike Pokémon.

Thundurus uses the Prankster Ability in its Incarnate Forme. Using this Ability, the Speed Priority of its moves that are in the Status Category by one. In its Therian Forme, Thundurus uses the Volt Absorb Ability. This Ability restores up to 25% of its Maximum HP when it gets hit by an Electric-Type move.

Thundurus from the Dream World uses the Defiant Ability. When an opposing Pokémon uses a move that lowers its Statistics, its Attack increases by two stages when Thundurus is using this Ability.

Thundurus doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Thundurus is in the Undiscovered Egg Group; like most Legendary Pokémon Thundurus cannot breed. It takes Thundurus 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

[edit] Incarnate Forme

Thundurus takes on the appearance of a blue genie riding on a cloud when he is in its Incarnate Forme.

[edit] Therian Forme

When he's in its Therian Forme, Thundurus takes on the appearance of a blue floating dragon. The thorn on Thundurus's head is larger in this forme compared to its Incarnate Forme, and the paws on the end of its arms are considerably larger as well.

[edit] Gender Differences

Thundurus is always male.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Thundurus can be found Roaming Unova in Pokémon White. While Thundurus doesn't appear in Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2, it can be obtained in the Spin-Off game Pokémon Dream Radar after completing the Miracle Stage.

To change between Thundurus's Incarnate Forme and Therian Forme, use the Reflecting Mirror.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Thundurus appears at the Crag Area's Colosseum in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after completing the game and befriending Tornadus. To befriend Thundurus you'll have to face it in a Tag Race.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Thundurus is listed in the Black/White Promo set, and is listed twice in the Emerging Powers set: once as a Rare Card and once as an Ultra Rare Card.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Thundurus appears in the episodes Stopping the Rage of Legends! (Part 1) and Stopping the Rage of Legends! (Part 2).

[edit] Movies

Wild Thundurus appears in the White version of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Thundurus's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Thundurus' resides in the Uber tier of competitive battling. After spending a few months in the OU (OverUsed) tier of competitive battling, it was deemed too powerful for standard play and banned to the Ubers tier, due to the lack of many viable counters and it's immense power after a Nasty Plot. It's Therian form currently resides in the Overused tier, but unlike its Incarnate form, it does not have the same high speed Thundurus had. But it can utilize it's 145 Special Attack to pull off a Nasty Plot, Agility, or Choice Scarf set. The Therian form also suffers from frailty, just like Thundurus when it was OU, and is very vulnerable to revenge killing if it does not have an Agility up its sleeve.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black None Trade
White Only One Roaming Unova
Black2/White2 None Trade
Dream Radar Only One Complete the Miracle Stage

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond N/A
IV Pokémon Pearl N/A
IV Pokémon Platinum N/A
IV Pokémon HeartGold N/A
IV Pokémon SoulSilver N/A

V Pokémon Black Countless charred remains mar the landscape of places through which Thundurus has passed.
V Pokémon White The spikes on its tail discharge immense bolts of lightning. It flies around the Unova region firing off lightning bolts.
V Pokémon Black 2 As it flies around, it shoots lightning all over the place and causes forest fires. It is therefore disliked.
V Pokémon White 2 As it flies around, it shoots lightning all over the place and causes forest fires. It is therefore disliked.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

[edit] Incarnate Forme

Base Stats
- 268 362 -
211 235 329 361
130 145 239 262
Sp. Atk
229 255 349 383
Sp. Def
148 165 259 284
204 227 321 353

[edit] Therian Forme

Base Stats
- 268 362 -
193 215 309 339
130 145 239 262
Sp. Atk
265 295 389 427
Sp. Def
148 165 259 284
186 207 301 331

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Uproar Normal.png 90 100 Special
Start Astonish Ghost.png 30 100 Physical
Start Thundershock Electric.png 40 100 Special
7 Swagger Normal.png N/A 90 Status
13 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
19 Revenge Fighting.png 60 100 Physical
25 Shock Wave Electric.png 60 ~ Special
31 Heal Block Psychic.png N/A 100 Status
37 Swords Dance Normal.png N/A N/A Status
43 Discharge Electric.png 80 100 Special
49 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
55 Charge Electric.png N/A N/A Status
61 Nasty Plot Dark.png N/A N/A Status
67 Thunder Electric.png 120 70 Special
73 Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100 Special
79 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 80 Physical
85 Thrash Normal.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM29 Psychic Psychic.png 90 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.png 95 100 Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.png 50 90 Special
TM58 Sky Drop Flying.png 60 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM63 Embargo Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM72 Volt Switch Electric.png 70 100 Special
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.png 80 100 Special
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.png 90 100 Physical
TM94 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical
HM02 Fly Flying.png 90 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Thundurus cannot breed.

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Foul Play Dark.png 95 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Role Play Psychic.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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