Bullet Punch (move)

Bullet Punch
バレットパンチ Bullet Punch
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Bullet Punch (Japanese: バレットパンチ Bullet Punch) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Bullet Punch inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user strikes with a tough punch as fast as a bullet. This move always goes first.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets. This move always goes first.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like 16 16 16 16SMUSUM 1
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug 1PtHGSS 1 1 1 1, Evo.
375   Metang
 
 
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32XY
26ORAS
26 1
376   Metagross
 
 
Mineral Mineral 32 32 32XY
26ORAS
26 1
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like 1, Evo. 1
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
236   Tyrogue
  Human-Like Human-Like
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
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 Types Egg Groups Obtained with
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like Pokéwalker - Scary Cave
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia - Rescue Kidnapped Riolu!
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Rugged Mountain
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like Global Link
Powerful Tag Lucario
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Bullet Punch is a move with 4 base power, 88% accuracy, and 16 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, from up to 2 tiles away, even if there's an ally inbetween.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: None
Users:  
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 75 90 100% An opponent Quick Move No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  Bullet Punch
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 9
Energy boost 10
Duration 0.9 seconds
Damage window 0.3 - 0.9 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 6
Energy boost 7
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
       
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Energy boost: 7 → 10
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 10 → 12
    • Duration: 1.2 → 1.4 seconds
    • Damage window: 1 - 1.2 → 0.3 - 0.9 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 12 → 9
    • Duration: 1.4 → 0.9 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on a target up to 2 tiles away.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる 2マスまで とどく
Conq. The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets.
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

       
Arms glowing Metagross Scizor Machamp
The user strikes the target with tough punches thrown as fast as bullets.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Metagross Metagross's arms glow red and it spins on its side, hitting the opponent repeatedly with its arms.
A Psychic's Metagross Glory Blaze! Debut
A wild Metagross Regaining the Home Advantage! None
  Scizor One of Scizor's claws glows light-blue and it repeatedly punches the opponent with it, or Scizor punches the opponent with one of its claws.
A Trainer's Scizor A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None
Guzma's Scizor Battling Besties! None
  Machamp Machamp repeatedly punches the opponent with all four of its fists.
A Trainer's Machamp Pushing the Fiery Envelope! None
  Metang Metang repeatedly punches the opponent with both of its arms.
The Ultra Guardians' Metang Sparking Confusion! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 子彈拳 Jídáan Kyùhn *
飛彈拳 Fēidáan Kyùhn *
Mandarin 子彈拳 / 子弹拳 Zǐdàn Quán *
飛彈拳 Fēidàn Quán *
  Dutch Kogelslag
  French Pisto-Poing
  German Patronenhieb
  Greek Γροθιά Σφαίρα Grothiá Sfaíra
  Italian Pugnoscarica
  Korean 불릿펀치 Bullet Punch
  Polish Kulocios
Portuguese   Brazil Soco Projétil (games, SM063-present, TCG)
Soco Bala (early anime)
  Portugal Soco Bala
Spanish   Latin America Golpe de Bala
  Spain Puño Bala
  Thai บูลเล็ทพันช์
  Vietnamese Cú Đấm Phi Đạn



Variations of the move Quick Attack
  Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
  Vacuum Wave


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