Smelling Salts (move)

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SmellingSalt
きつけ Resuscitation
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

SmellingSalt (Japanese: きつけ Resuscitation) is a damage dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation III. It is one of the signature moves of the Makuhita evolution family.

Effect

SmellingSalt deals damage and will have double the power on a target that is paralyzed. It will also cure the target of paralysis.

Learnset

By levelingup

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
296   Makuhita Fighting Fighting 31 22 22 '
297   Hariyama Fighting Fighting 33 22 22 '
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
056   Mankey Fighting Fighting                                
066   Machop Fighting Fighting                     
108   Lickitung Normal Normal                     
209   Snubbull Normal Normal                                
255   Torchic Fire Fire                             
293   Whismur Normal Normal                                  
304   Aron Steel Rock                 
327   Spinda Normal Normal                                                         
331   Cacnea Grass Grass                         
453   Croagunk Poison Fighting                         
532   Timburr Fighting Fighting               
619   Mienfoo Fighting Fighting                
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 manga

Pokémon Adventures


Trivia

  • Despite real-life smelling salts restoring consciousness, SmellingSalt cures paralysis. Another move, Wake-Up Slap, does this instead.

In other languages

Language Title
  French Stimulant
  German Riechsalz
  Greek Ανάνιψη
  Italian Maniereforti
  Korean 정신차리기 Jeongsin Charigi
  Serbian Mirišljava So
  Spanish Estímulo



Variations of the move Smelling Salts
  Smelling SaltsWake-Up Slap


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