Behemoth Bash (move)

Behemoth Bash
きょじゅうだん Behemoth Impact
Behemoth Bash IX.png
Behemoth Bash IX 2.png
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Jam  0  
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Behemoth Bash (Japanese: きょじゅうだん Behemoth Impact) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Zamazenta.

Effect

Behemoth Bash deals damage. If the target is Dynamaxed or Gigantamaxed, its damage is doubled. The bonus does not apply to Eternamax Eternatus, despite its similarities to a Gigantamaxed Pokémon.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Behemoth Bash cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
SwShLA The user becomes a gigantic shield and slams into the target. This move deals twice the damage if the target is Dynamaxed.
BDSP This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.
SV The user's body becomes a firm shield and slams into the target fiercely.


Learnset

Special move

If Zamazenta knows Iron Head while entering battle in its Crowned Shield form, Iron Head will become Behemoth Bash for the duration of the battle.

Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
889   Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Rusted Shield
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
889   Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Rusted Shield
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 4 144 172 100% An opponent This attack's power increases 50% when the target has a sync buff. Hop & Zamazenta*

Past description

  • Prior to Version 2.20.0*: This move's power increases 50% when the target has a sync buff.

In the anime

Main series

       
Preparing Crowned Shield Zamazenta
The user rams into the opponent with its shield.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Zamazenta Zamazenta extends its shield on its chest and glows red. It then rams into the opponent with its shield.
Zamazenta (recurring) Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! Debut


Pokémon Evolutions

       
Preparing Crowned Shield Zamazenta
The user rams into the opponent with its shield.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Zamazenta Zamazenta extends its shield on its chest and glows red. It then rams into the opponent with its shield.
A wild Zamazenta The Champion Debut


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 巨獸彈 Geuihsau Daahn
Mandarin 巨獸彈 / 巨兽弹 Jùshòu Dàn
  Czech Monstrózní Rána
  French Aegis Maxima
  German Gigantenstoß
  Italian Colpo Maestoso
  Korean 거수탄 Geosu Tan
  Spanish Embate Supremo



Variations of the move Dynamax Cannon
  Behemoth BladeBehemoth Bash
  Dynamax Cannon



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