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Sky Uppercut (move)

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Sky Uppercut
スカイアッパー Sky Upper
Sky Uppercut B2W2.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  85
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Sky Uppercut (Japanese: スカイアッパー Sky Upper) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Sky Uppercut deals damage and can hit Pokémon during the semi-invulnerable turns of Fly, Bounce, and Sky Drop.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD An uppercut thrown as if leaping into the sky.
FRLG The user attacks with an uppercut thrown skywards with force.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It hits even a Pokémon that is either flying or bouncing.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user attacks the target with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting 32 36 41 41
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying       45 45
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting 50 50 50 50
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting 59 59 59 59
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting 36 33 33 33
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying       45 45
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting       48
675 Pangoro Pangoro Fighting Dark       52
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
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal   HitmonchanCombuskenBlaziken HitmonchanCombuskenBlaziken HitmonchanCombuskenBlazikenPanchamPangoro
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting   HitmonchanCombuskenBlaziken HitmonchanCombuskenBlaziken HitmonchanCombuskenBlazikenPanchamPangoro
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

May Combusken Sky Uppercut.png Kyle Hitmonchan Sky Uppercut.png May Blaziken Sky Uppercut.png Fighting Dojo Breloom Sky Uppercut.png
Combusken Hitmonchan Blaziken Breloom
The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
256 Combusken Combusken's claws glow light blue. It then uppercuts the opponent, leaving a white trail behind its claws.
May's Combusken A Shroomish Skirmish Debut
286 Breloom One of Breloom's claws glow light blue, and it uppercuts the opponent.
Fighting Dojo's Breloom Pasta La Vista! None
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan's fist glows light blue and it uppercuts the opponent, leaving a light blue trail behind its fist.
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
257 Blaziken Both of Blaziken's fists glow light blue and Blaziken uppercuts the opponent. If Blaziken misses, it uppercuts the opponent with the other fist as well.
May's Blaziken Once More With Reeling! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Sky Uppercut III.png Sky Uppercut DPPt.png Sky Uppercut HGSS.png Sky Uppercut BW.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 DPPt 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
Sky Uppercut B2W2.png Sky Uppercut 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS BW 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 上天拳 Shàngtiān Quán
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Opwaartse Slag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Taivasisku
Taivashyökkäys
France Flag.png French Stratopercut
Germany Flag.png German Himmelhieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Ουράνιο Κόψιμο'
Italy Flag.png Italian Stramontante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스카이업퍼 Sky Upper
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Direto no Céu
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Gancho Alto
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Nebeski Aperkat
Spain Flag.png Spanish Gancho Alto


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