Mach Punch (move)

Mach Punch
マッハパンチ Mach Punch
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Type  Fighting
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 II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
The next appeal can be made earlier next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Mach Punch (Japanese: マッハパンチ Mach Punch) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II. It is the signature move of Hitmonchan in Generation II and Generation VIII.

Effect

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

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An incredibly fast punch that always lands first.
GSC A fast punch that lands first.
RSEColo.XD A punch is thrown at wicked speed to strike first.
FRLG A punch thrown at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user throws a punch at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user throws a punch at blinding speed. 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 32 20 16 16 16 1, 16 4
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass 23 23 23 23 1, Evo.
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 1, Evo.
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 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
236   Tyrogue
  Human-Like Human-Like
240   Magby
  Human-Like Human-Like
532   Timburr
  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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
236   Tyrogue
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Dream World - Rugged Mountain
533   Gurdurr
  Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Dream Park
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 Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Mach Punch is a move with 8 base power, 90% accuracy, and 22 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, from up to 2 tiles away, even if there's an ally inbetween.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on a target up to two tiles ahead.
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
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

       
Breloom Monferno Hitmonchan Infernape
The user's fist glows and it punches the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Hitmonchan Hitmonchan hits the opponent at high speed, leaving behind a white energy line, or Hitmonchan first shines light blue as he draws energy into him. He then knocks the air, making a huge see through boxing glove come out and hit the opponent.
Kiyo's Hitmonchan A Tyrogue Full of Trouble Debut
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
  Breloom Breloom's fist becomes covered in a white orb and it punches the opponent.
Multiple wild Breloom A Shroomish Skirmish None
Kenny's Breloom Journey to the Unown! None
  Infernape Infernape's fist glow light blue and it punches the opponent, or both of Infernape's fists or whole arms glow light blue and it repeatedly punches the opponent. Sometimes, its eyes flash yellow before it uses the attack.
Allegra's Infernape The Rise of Darkrai None
Ash's Infernape Fighting Ire with Fire! None
Flint's Infernape Flint Sparks the Fire! None
Narissa's Ditto Two in the form of Infernape Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! Used via Transform
  Monferno One or both of Monferno's fists glow light blue and it punches the opponent.
A Monferno Angie used briefly Camping It Up! None
Ash's Monferno Evolving Strategies! None
Flint's Monferno Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Regigigas Major Capture Operation!!


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 音速拳 Yāmchūk Kyùhn
Mandarin 音速拳 Yīnsù Quán *
威力拳 Wēilì Quán *
  Czech Hbitá rána
Mach rána (Diamond and Pearl series)
  Dutch Machslag
  Finnish Yliääni-isku (Advanced Challenge)
Täysmäjäys (Battle Frontier)
  French Mach Punch
  German Tempohieb
  Greek Υπερηχητική Γροθιά
  Hindi माक मुक्का Mach Mukka
  Indonesian Pukulan Kilat
Pukulan Secepat Kilat
  Italian Pugnorapido
  Korean 마하펀치 Mach Punch
  Polish Mach Cios
Portuguese   Brazil Soco Mach (TCG, manga)
Soco Rápido
  Portugal Golpe Supersónico
  Romanian Pumnul Mach
  Serbian Probijanje zvučnog zida
Spanish   Latin America Super Golpe (AG145-DP060, DP132-present)
Golpe Veloz (DP088)
  Spain Ultrapuño
  Vietnamese Đục Lỗ Siêu Âm Thanh



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


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