Force Palm (move)

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Force Palm
はっけい Force Exert
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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.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Force Palm (Japanese: はっけい Force Exert) 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.

Force Palm can be used as a part of a Contest Spectacular combination, causing Hex and Smelling Salts to give extra three appeal points if either of them is used in the next turn.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
BWB2W2 The target is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass 29 29 29XY
28ORAS
28
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like 28 28 28XY
13ORAS
13
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like 32 32 32XY
13ORAS
13
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29XY
17ORAS
17
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29XY
17ORAS
17
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 11 11BW
15B2W2
15 15 36
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like 11 11BW
15B2W2
1
619   Mienfoo
  Field Human-Like 29 29 29 25
620   Mienshao
  Field Human-Like 29 29 29 25
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 5 27
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
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like
759   Stufful
 
 
Field Field
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, Force Palm is a move with 12 base power, 12PP and 88% accuracy. The user attacks enemy in front, possibly inflicting paralysis.

Super Smash Bros. series

Force Palm is Lucario's side special. It can be used as both a long-range and a close-range attack depending on the distance of the opponent.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
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.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS 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.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる いっていのかくりつで まひじょうたいにかえる まひじょうたいの ポケモンは わざがだせない
Conq. The target is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Paralysis status condition. With the Paralysis status, the enemy's Travel Speed goes down and it can't attack or use moves.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U A blast of aura energy. Will grab opponents if their close enough.*
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also cause paralysis.


In the anime

       
Riolu Lucario Hariyama Mienfoo
The user takes a hold of the opponent and attacks.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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, or one of Lucario's paws turns light blue and it strikes the opponent with it, releasing a burst of blue energy from it on contact. On occasion, this will paralyze the opponent.
Maylene's Lucario Crossing the Battle Line! Debut
Cameron's Lucario A Unova League Evolution! None
Ash's Lucario Getting More Than You Battled For! None
  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, or Hariyama thrusts one of its palms forward and a fires a light-blue shockwave from it at the opponent.
Paul's Hariyama A Pyramiding Rage! None
Hodge's Hariyama Serving Up the Flute Cup! None
  Riolu Riolu runs up to the opponent and puts its palm on it. It then fires a huge light yellow or light blue blast from its paw at the opponent.
Cameron's Riolu Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
Ash's Riolu Toughing It Out! None
  Mienfoo Mienfoo thrusts its palm into the opponent with great force, sending the opponent flying backwards.
Korrina's Mienfoo Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Try Adventure


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • The Japanese name of the move is based on a term used in Chinese martial arts, especially involving internal energies and use of explosive force. In Japanese, the term fa jin/hakkei often translates to "release internal power".
  • Force Palm is the only Fighting-type move able to inflict paralysis.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 發勁 Faatgihng
Mandarin 發勁 / 发劲 Fājìn
  Dutch Bedwangpalm
  French Forte-Paume
  German Kraftwelle
  Greek Ισχύς Παλάμης
  Hindi हथेली का वार Hatheli Ka Waar
  Italian Palmoforza
  Korean 발경 Balgyeong
  Polish Dłoń Siły
Portuguese   Brazil Palma da Força (BW104-present)
Repuxo (early anime)
  Portugal Palma
Spanish   Latin America Fuerza de Palma
  Spain Palmeo
  Vietnamese Đòn Tê Liệt



Variations of the move Needle Arm
  Needle ArmForce Palm


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.