Bullet Punch (move)

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Bullet Punch
バレットパンチ Bullet Punch
Bullet Punch VI.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Bullet Punch (Japanese: バレットパンチ Bullet Punch) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Bullet Punch inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user strikes with a tough punch as fast as a bullet. This move always goes first.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets. This move always goes first.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 16 16 16 16
212 Scizor Scizor
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
375 Metang Metang
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32XY
26ORAS
26
376 Metagross Metagross
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32XY
26ORAS
26
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 1, Evo.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
066 Machop Machop
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
236 Tyrogue Tyrogue
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
296 Makuhita Makuhita
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
307 Meditite Meditite
FightingIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
447 Riolu Riolu
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
066 Machop Machop
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Pokéwalker - Scary Cave
447 Riolu Riolu
FightingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia - Rescue Kidnapped Riolu!
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
066 Machop Machop
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Rugged Mountain
447 Riolu Riolu
FightingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
448 Lucario Lucario
FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like Global Link
Powerful Tag Lucario
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★
Power = 26 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Metang

Pokémon GO

Bullet Punch
Fast Attack
Type Steel
Power 9
Energy boost 10%
Duration 0.9 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
MachampHitmonchanScizor
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Bullet Punch had an energy gain of 7%.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Bullet Punch had a power of 10 and a duration of 1.2 seconds.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 21, 2017, Bullet Punch had a power of 12 and a duration of 1.4 seconds.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets.

In the anime

Trainer Scizor Bullet Punch.png Psychic Metagross Bullet Punch glowing.png Psychic Metagross Bullet Punch.png None.png
Scizor Arms glowing Metagross
The user's arms glow and it punches the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
376 Metagross Metagross's arms glow red and it spins on its side, hitting the opponent repeatedly with its arms.
A Psychic's Metagross Glory Blaze! Debut
A wild Metagross Regaining the Home Advantage! None
212 Scizor One of Scizor's claws glows light-blue. It then repeatedly punches the opponent with its claw.
A Trainer's Scizor A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Bullet Punch IV.png Bullet Punch V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Bullet Punch PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 子彈拳 Jídáan Kyùhn *
飛彈拳 Fēidáan Kyùhn *
Mandarin 子彈拳 / 子弹拳 Zǐdàn Quán *
飛彈拳 Fēidàn Quán *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kogelslag
France Flag.png French Pisto-Poing
Germany Flag.png German Patronenhieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Γροθιά Σφαίρα Grothiá Sfaíra
Italy Flag.png Italian Pugnoscarica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 불릿펀치 Bullet Punch
Poland Flag.png Polish Kulocios
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Soco Projétil (games, TCG)
Soco Bala (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Soco Bala
Spain Flag.png Spanish Puño Bala
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Cú Đấm Phi Đạn


Variations of the move Quick Attack
Physical Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
Special Vacuum Wave


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