Crabhammer (move)

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Crabhammer
クラブハンマー Crab Hammer
Crabhammer.png
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Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  100
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Crabhammer (Japanese: クラブハンマー Crab Hammer) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation I. Prior to Generation III, it was the signature move of Krabby and Kingler.

Effect

Generations I to IV

Crabhammer deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. Crabhammer has 90 base power and 85% accuracy.

Generation V

The accuracy of Crabhammer is increased to 90%.

Generation VI

The base power of Crabhammer is increased to 100.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A move that is used only by Pokémon with pincers. Likely to get a critical hit.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD Hammers with a pincer. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
FRLG A large pincer is used to hammer the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
DPPtHGSS The foe is hammered with a large pincer. This move has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The target is hammered with a large pincer. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3 35 41 45 41 41 41 41
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3 42 49 57 56 56 56 56
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3 35RSE
34FRLG
38 38 38XY
43ORAS
43
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3 39RSE
38FRLG
44 44 44XY
48ORAS
48
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3 30 30
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3 30 30
739 Crabrawler Crabrawler
Water 3 Water 3 37
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3
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 Egg Groups Obtained with
098 Krabby KrabbyLv. 12
Water 3 Water 3 Pokéwalker - Blue Lake
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

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.

In the anime

Ash Kingler Crabhammer.png Ash Corphish Crabhammer.png Rodman Clauncher Crabhammer.png Brodie Ditto Crabhammer.png
Kingler Corphish Clauncher Ditto transformed as Crawdaunt
The foe is hammered with a large pincer.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
099 Kingler Kingler slams its pincer onto its opponent, or Kingler slams its claw into the ground and a round white energy ball slams into the opponent.
Giovanni's Kingler The Battle of the Badge Debut
Ash's Kingler Round One - Begin! None
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt hits the opponent with its claws. Sometimes they glow white before hitting it.
A Team Aqua Grunt's Crawdaunt Stairway to Devon None
Brodie's Ditto in the form of Crawdaunt Unfair Weather Friends Used via Transform
Mr. Saridakis's Crawdaunt On Olden Pond None
Kyle's Crawdaunt Strategy with a Smile! None
341 Corphish One or both of Corphish's pincer glows white and it hits its opponent with one of them, or Corphish's pincers glow white and it hits the ground, sending an invisible shockwave at the opponent.
A wild Corphish Which Wurmple's Which? None
Ash's Corphish Gone Corphishin' None
A wild Corphish Cheers on Castaways Isle! None
692 Clauncher A stream of water spirals around Clauncher's right claw. It then jumps and hits the opponent with its claw.
Rodman's Clauncher Going for the Gold! None
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer's big claw becomes surrounded in water and then it charges at the opponent until it strikes the opponent.
Sawyer's Clawitzer A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Crabhammer I.png Crabhammer II.png Crabhammer III.png Crabhammer IV.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
Crabhammer V.png Crabhammer PMD RB.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
Crabhammer Stad.png Crabhammer Stad2.png Crabhammer Colo.png Crabhammer XD.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
Mandarin Chinese 螃蟹拳 Pángxiè Quán
Croatia Flag.png Croatian Krablji Čekić
Denmark Flag.png Danish Krabbehammer
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Krabhamer
Finland Flag.png Finnish Rapumoukari (EP063)
Rapuvasara (original series)
Saksivasara (AG series)
France Flag.png French Pince-Masse
Germany Flag.png German Krabbhammer
Greece Flag.png Greek Σφυρί Οστρακόδερμου
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pukulan Kepiting
Italy Flag.png Italian Martellata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 찝게햄머 Jjipge Hammer
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Krabbehammer
Poland Flag.png Polish Krabomłot
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Martelo Caranguejo
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Martelo Caranguejo
Martelada (XY022)
Spain Flag.png Spanish Martillazo
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Búa Càng


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