Mega Punch (move)

Mega Punch
メガトンパンチ Megaton Punch
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A high appealing move.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Mega Punch (Japanese: メガトンパンチ Megaton Punch) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM01 in Generation I and is TM00 in Generation VIII. It may be a counterpart to Mega Kick, being the same type and having a similar name.

Effect

Mega Punch deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Normal-type attack move. It is highly accurate and relatively powerful.
GSC A powerful punch thrown very hard.
RSEColo.XD A strong punch thrown with incredible power.
FRLG
DPPtHGSSPBR
The foe is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh

The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
076   Golem
 
 
Mineral Mineral 1PE
076   Golem
Alolan Form
 
 
Mineral Mineral 1PE
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like 48 38 38 41 46 46 46SMUSUM
40PE
32
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster 36 25 25 19 25 25 25SMUSUM
28PE
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 20 20 20 10 10 10 10SMUSUM
55PE
486   Regigigas
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1DP 36
622   Golett
 
 
Mineral Mineral 21 21 25 32
623   Golurk
 
 
Mineral Mineral 21 21 25 32
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 35
809   Melmetal
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 54PE 48
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
TM01
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM00
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon
005   Charmeleon
  Monster Dragon
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon
007   Squirtle
  Monster Water 1
008   Wartortle
  Monster Water 1
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Fairy
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy
039   Jigglypuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy
040   Wigglytuff
 
 
Fairy Fairy
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
063   Abra
  Human-Like Human-Like
064   Kadabra
  Human-Like Human-Like
065   Alakazam
  Human-Like Human-Like
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
074   Geodude
 
 
Mineral Mineral
075   Graveler
 
 
Mineral Mineral
076   Golem
 
 
Mineral Mineral
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
094   Gengar
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
096   Drowzee
  Human-Like Human-Like
097   Hypno
  Human-Like Human-Like
104   Cubone
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
Alolan Form
 
 
Monster Monster
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
113   Chansey
  Fairy Fairy
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
122   Mr. Mime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
122   Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
124   Jynx
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
172   Pichu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
173   Cleffa
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
174   Igglybuff
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
175   Togepi
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
185   Sudowoodo
  Mineral Mineral
186   Politoed
  Water 1 Water 1
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
236   Tyrogue
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
238   Smoochum
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
240   Magby
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
241   Miltank
  Field Field
242   Blissey
  Fairy Fairy
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
255   Torchic
  Field Field
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
271   Lombre
 
 
Water 1 Grass
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
280   Ralts
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
281   Kirlia
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
282   Gardevoir
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
293   Whismur
  Monster Field
294   Loudred
  Monster Field
295   Exploud
  Monster Field
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
306   Aggron
 
 
Monster Monster
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon
356   Dusclops
  Amorphous Amorphous
377   Regirock
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
385   Jirachi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
459   Snover
 
 
Monster Grass
460   Abomasnow
 
 
Monster Grass
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like
468   Togekiss
 
 
Flying Fairy
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
477   Dusknoir
  Amorphous Amorphous
486   Regigigas
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
494   Victini
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like
533   Gurdurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
534   Conkeldurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
538   Throh
  Human-Like Human-Like
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
554   Darumaka
  Field Field
554   Darumaka
Galarian Form
  Field Field
555   Darmanitan
  Field Field
555   Darmanitan
Galarian Form
  Field Field
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
571   Zoroark
  Field Field
579   Reuniclus
  Amorphous Amorphous
613   Cubchoo
  Field Field
614   Beartic
  Field Field
619   Mienfoo
  Field Human-Like
620   Mienshao
  Field Human-Like
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster
622   Golett
 
 
Mineral Mineral
623   Golurk
 
 
Mineral Mineral
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
695   Heliolisk
 
 
Monster Dragon
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
759   Stufful
 
 
Field Field
760   Bewear
 
 
Field Field
765   Oranguru
 
 
Field Field
766   Passimian
  Field Field
776   Turtonator
 
 
Monster Dragon
783   Hakamo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
787   Tapu Bulu
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
809   Melmetal
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
810   Grookey
  Field Grass
811   Thwackey
  Field Grass
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
839   Coalossal
 
 
Mineral Mineral
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
852   Clobbopus
  Water 1 Human-Like
853   Grapploct
  Water 1 Human-Like
859   Impidimp
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
866   Mr. Rime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
880   Dracozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
881   Arctozolt
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
891   Kubfu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
074   Geodude
 
 
Mineral Mineral
240   Magby
  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.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
FRLG E XD
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon
005   Charmeleon
  Monster Dragon
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon
007   Squirtle
  Monster Water 1
008   Wartortle
  Monster Water 1
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1
025   Pikachu
  Field Fairy
026   Raichu
  Field Fairy
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
035   Clefairy
  Fairy Fairy
036   Clefable
  Fairy Fairy
039   Jigglypuff
  Fairy Fairy
040   Wigglytuff
  Fairy Fairy
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
063   Abra
  Human-Like Human-Like
064   Kadabra
  Human-Like Human-Like
065   Alakazam
  Human-Like Human-Like
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
074   Geodude
 
 
Mineral Mineral
075   Graveler
 
 
Mineral Mineral
076   Golem
 
 
Mineral Mineral
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
094   Gengar
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
096   Drowzee
  Human-Like Human-Like
097   Hypno
  Human-Like Human-Like
104   Cubone
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
  Monster Monster
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
113   Chansey
  Fairy Fairy
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
122   Mr. Mime
  Human-Like Human-Like
124   Jynx
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
157   Typhlosion
  Field Field
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1
159   Croconaw
  Monster Water 1
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug
172   Pichu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
173   Cleffa
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
174   Igglybuff
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
175   Togepi
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
176   Togetic
 
 
Flying Fairy
180   Flaaffy
  Monster Field
181   Ampharos
  Monster Field
183   Marill
  Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
  Water 1 Fairy
185   Sudowoodo
  Mineral Mineral
186   Politoed
  Water 1 Water 1
190   Aipom
  Field Field
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
209   Snubbull
  Field Fairy
210   Granbull
  Field Fairy
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
238   Smoochum
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
240   Magby
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
241   Miltank
  Field Field
242   Blissey
  Fairy Fairy
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
255   Torchic
  Field Field
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
287   Slakoth
  Field Field
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field
289   Slaking
  Field Field
293   Whismur
  Monster Field
294   Loudred
  Monster Field
295   Exploud
  Monster Field
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
303   Mawile
  Field Fairy
306   Aggron
 
 
Monster Monster
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
311   Plusle
  Fairy Fairy
312   Minun
  Fairy Fairy
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
326   Grumpig
  Field Field
327   Spinda
  Field Human-Like
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like
332   Cacturne
 
 
Grass Human-Like
335   Zangoose
  Field Field
352   Kecleon
  Field Field
356   Dusclops
  Amorphous Amorphous
377   Regirock
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
Attack Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
Defense Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
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, Mega Punch is a move with 16 base power, 88% accuracy, and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

       
Zangoose Golett Slowbro Snorlax
The user's fist glows and hits the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Raichu Raichu punches the opponent. Sometimes, its paw glows white.
Lt. Surge's Raichu Electric Shock Showdown Debut
Kay's Raichu Stage Fight! None
  Slowbro Slowbro's paw glows purple or white. It then punches the opponent.
Professor Westwood V's Slowbro The Evolution Solution! None
Prima's Slowbro The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
  Drowzee Drowzee's fist glows white and it punches the opponent.
Butch and Cassidy's Drowzee Pikachu Re-Volts None
  Snorlax Snorlax's paw glows white and it punches the opponent.
Ash's Snorlax Bound For Trouble None
Roman's Snorlax A Full Course Tag Battle! None
  Nidoqueen Nidoqueen punches the opponent with great force.
Gary's Nidoqueen A Tent Situation None
  Poliwrath Poliwrath punches the opponent with great force.
Andreas's Poliwrath Hook, Line, and Stinker None
  Poliwhirl Poliwhirl punches the opponent with great force.
Misty's Poliwhirl Hook, Line, and Stinker None
  Hitmonchan Hitmonchan punches the opponent with great force. The punch leaves behind a white trail of energy.
Kiyo's Hitmonchan A Tyrogue Full of Trouble None
A Trainer's Hitmonchan Saved by the Beldum None
  Geodude Geodude's fist glows white and it punches the opponent.
Roxanne's Geodude A Winner by a Nosepass None
Brock's Geodude Grating Spaces! None
  Loudred Loudred's whole arm glows white and it punches the opponent.
Mitch Mitchum's Loudred Rough, Tough Jigglypuff None
  Mewtwo Mewtwo's fist becomes surrounded in a white aura and it punches the opponent.
A mirage Mewtwo The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
  Aggron Aggron's fist becomes surrounded in a white aura. It then punches the opponent.
James's Aggron Grating Spaces! None
  Golett Golett rushes up to the opponent while holding one of its fists back and strikes it with a powerful punch.
Luke's Golett Club Battle Finale: A Heroes Outcome! None
  Golurk Golurk's fist becomes surrounded in a black orb of energy surrounded by a white aura. It then punches the opponent.
An illusionary Golurk An Epic Defense Force! None
  Zangoose Zangoose's fist becomes surrounded in a gray orb of energy. It then punches the opponent.
Weiss's Zangoose Saving Braviary! None


Pokémon Origins

       
Mega Charizard X Charizard Rhydon
The user's fist glows and hits the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Charizard Charizard's fist becomes surrounded in yellow-orange flames. It then punches the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 3: Giovanni Debut
  Rhydon Rhydon's fist glows light blue. It then punches the opponent.
Giovanni's Rhydon File 3: Giovanni Debut
  Charizard Mega Charizard X's fist becomes surrounded in yellow energy. It then punches the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 4: Charizard None


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Magical Pokémon Journey


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games


Trivia

  • Torchic and Togekiss can learn Mega Punch despite them lacking any visible arms.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 百萬噸重拳 Baakmaahn-dēun Chúhngkyùhn *
超級拳擊 Chīukāp Kyùhngīk *
百萬噸拳擊 Baakmaahn-dēun Kyùhngīk *
埋身攻擊 Màaihsān Gūnggīk *
Mandarin 百萬噸重拳 / 百万吨重拳 Bǎiwàn-dùn Zhòngquán *
百萬噸拳擊 / 百万吨拳击 Bǎiwàn-dùn Quánjí / Bǎiwàn-dùn Quánjī *
  Czech Mega rána
  Danish Megaslag
  Dutch Megaslag
  Finnish Megatälli (original series)
Meganyrkki/Megamäjäys (AG)
  French Ultimapoing
  German Megahieb
  Greek Μεγαγροθιά
  Hindi महा मुक्का Maha Mukka
  Italian Megapugno
  Korean 메가톤펀치 Megatonpeonchi
  Polish Megauderzenie*
Megacios*
Silne Uderzenie*
Cios Pięścią*
Portuguese   Brazil Megassoco (Shining Legends-present, PS130-present, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Mega Soco (anime, Jungle-Fates Collide, PS030-PS120)
  Portugal Megassoco
  Russian Мега удар Mega udar
  Serbian Mega pesnica
Spanish   Latin America Megagolpe
  Spain Megapuño
  Swedish Megasmäll
  Turkish Mega Yumruk
  Vietnamese Cú Đấm Siêu Cấp



Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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