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Force Palm (move)

Force Palm
はっけい Force Exert
Force Palm.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if last to appeal
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Force Palm (Japanese: はっけい Force Palm) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Force Palm inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Paralysis status condition. A Pokémon with the Paralysis status has slowed movement and is incapable of action.
BWB2W2Conq The target is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XY The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting 29 29 29
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting 28 28 28
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting 32 32 32
307 Meditite Meditite Fighting Psychic 29 29 29
308 Medicham Medicham Fighting Psychic 29 29 29
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting 11 11 15 15
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel 11 11 15  
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo Fighting Fighting   29 29
620 Mienshao Mienshao Fighting Fighting   29 29
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting no MakuhitaHariyamaMedititeMedichamLucarioMienfooMienshao MakuhitaHariyamaMedititeMedichamMienfooMienshao
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

Force Palm is the only move of Riolu.

Super Smash Bros. series

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Force Palm is Lucario's Special Side move. It can be used as both a long-range and a close-range attack depending on the distance of the opponent.

In the anime

Cameron Riolu Force Palm.png Maylene Lucario Force Palm.png Paul Hariyama Force Palm.png Korrina Mienfoo Force Palm.png
Riolu Lucario Hariyama Mienfoo
The user takes a hold of the opponent and attacks.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
448 Lucario Lucario runs up to the opponent and puts its palm on it. It then fires a huge light green blast from its paw at the opponent.
Maylene's Lucario Crossing the Battle Line! Debut
Cameron's Lucario A Unova League Evolution! None
297 Hariyama A white ball forms in front of Hariyama's hand and it puts its arm up to the opponent. It then fires a white blast from the ball at the opponent.
Paul's Hariyama A Pyramiding Rage! None
447 Riolu Riolu runs up to the opponent and puts its palm on it. It then fires a huge light yellow blast from its paw at the opponent.
Cameron's Riolu Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo thrusts its palm into the opponent with great force, sending the opponent flying backwards.
Korrina's Mienfoo XY044 None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Force Palm IV.png Force Palm 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 發勁 Fājìn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bedwangpalm
France Flag.png French Forte-Paume
Germany Flag.png German Kraftwelle
Greece Flag.png Greek Ισχύς Παλάμης
India Flag.png Hindi हथेली का वार Hatheli Ka Waar
Italy Flag.png Italian Palmoforza
South Korea Flag.png Korean 발경 Balgyeong
Poland Flag.png Polish Dłoń Siły
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Repuxo
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Repuxo
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Fuerza de Palma
Spain Flag.png Spain Palmeo


Variations of the move Needle Arm
Physical Force PalmNeedle Arm


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Last modified on 30 September 2014, at 12:46