Power-Up Punch (move)

Power-Up Punch
グロウパンチ Grow Punch
Power-Up Punch VIII.png
Power-Up Punch VIII 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works well if the user is pumped up.

Power-Up Punch (Japanese: グロウパンチ Grow Punch) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was TM98 in Generation VI.

Effect

Power-Up Punch does damage and raises the user's Attack by one stage.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
Striking opponents over and over makes the user's fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like 8
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like 15 15 20
739   Crabrawler
  Water 3 Water 3 22
740   Crabominable
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 22
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like 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 TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
TM98
VII
--
VIII
--
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
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
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
088   Grimer
  Amorphous Amorphous
089   Muk
  Amorphous Amorphous
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
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
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
161   Sentret
  Field Field
162   Furret
  Field Field
165   Ledyba
 
 
Bug Bug
166   Ledian
 
 
Bug Bug
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
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
240   Magby
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
241   Miltank
  Field Field
242   Blissey
  Fairy Fairy
246   Larvitar
 
 
Monster Monster
247   Pupitar
 
 
Monster Monster
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
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
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
287   Slakoth
  Field Field
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field
289   Slaking
  Field 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
313   Volbeat
  Bug Human-Like
314   Illumise
  Bug Human-Like
316   Gulpin
  Amorphous Amorphous
317   Swalot
  Amorphous Amorphous
326   Grumpig
  Field Field
327   Spinda
  Field Human-Like
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Bug
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like
332   Cacturne
 
 
Grass Human-Like
335   Zangoose
  Field Field
352   Kecleon
  Field Field
356   Dusclops
  Amorphous Amorphous
375   Metang
 
 
Mineral Mineral
376   Metagross
 
 
Mineral Mineral
377   Regirock
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
378   Regice
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
379   Registeel
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
385   Jirachi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug
408   Cranidos
  Monster Monster
409   Rampardos
  Monster Monster
418   Buizel
  Water 1 Field
419   Floatzel
  Water 1 Field
424   Ambipom
  Field Field
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
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like
475   Gallade
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
477   Dusknoir
  Amorphous Amorphous
480   Uxie
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
481   Mesprit
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
482   Azelf
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
486   Regigigas
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
494   Victini
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field
505   Watchog
  Field Field
512   Simisage
  Field Field
514   Simisear
  Field Field
516   Simipour
  Field Field
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
555   Darmanitan
  Field Field
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
576   Gothitelle
  Human-Like Human-Like
579   Reuniclus
  Amorphous Amorphous
604   Eelektross
  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
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
631   Heatmor
  Field Field
648   Meloetta
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650   Chespin
  Field Field
651   Quilladin
  Field Field
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
653   Fennekin
  Field Field
654   Braixen
  Field Field
655   Delphox
 
 
Field Field
656   Froakie
  Water 1 Water 1
657   Frogadier
  Water 1 Water 1
658   Greninja
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
659   Bunnelby
  Field Field
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
678   Meowstic
Male
  Field Field
678   Meowstic
Female
  Field Field
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
720   Hoopa
Confined
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720   Hoopa
Unbound
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered ORAS
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
088   Grimer
  Amorphous Amorphous USUM
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous USUM
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field USUM
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy USUM
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like USUM
352   Kecleon
  Field Field USUM
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like USUM
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like USUM
446   Munchlax
  Monster Monster USUM
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like USUM
554   Darumaka
Galarian Form
  Field Field
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon USUM
650   Chespin
  Field Field USUM
656   Froakie
  Water 1 Water 1 USUM
708   Phantump
 
 
Grass Amorphous USUM
848   Toxel
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
852   Clobbopus
  Water 1 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 VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like Island Scan - Route 11USUM
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
Physical 2 30 36 100% An opponent Raises the user's Attack by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Raises the user's Attack.

Description

Games Description
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also boost your Attack. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Power-Up Punch is a Charged Attack that has been available since March 5, 2019.

  Power-Up Punch
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 1.9 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 20
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   1 Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
         
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Trainer Battles
  • September 27, 2019
    • Power: 40 → 20

In the anime

       
Lucario Mega Kangaskhan Mega Lucario Crabominable
The user punches the opponent with a powerful punch.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Blastoise Mega Blastoise's fist glows with a red-orange aura. It then punches the opponent.
Siebold's Blastoise Mega Evolution Special I Debut
  Lucario Lucario's paw becomes surrounded in an orange aura. It then punches the opponent.
Korrina's Lucario Mega Revelations! None
  Lucario Mega Lucario's paw becomes surrounded in an orange aura. It then punches the opponent.
Korrina's Lucario The Aura Storm! None
  Audino Mega Audino's fist becomes surrounded in an orange aura. It then punches the opponent.
Nurse Joy's Audino A Giga Battle with Mega Results! None
  Crabrawler One of Crabrawler's pincers becomes surrounded in a golden aura and it punches the opponent with it.
Hala's Crabrawler Trial and Tribulation! None
  Crabominable Both of Crabominable's claws become surrounded in a golden aura and then it punches the opponent with them.
Hala's Crabominable Getting a Jump on the Competition! None
  Kangaskhan One of Kangaskhan's hands becomes surrounded in a golden aura and she punches the opponent with it. Afterwards, an orange glow surrounds Kangaskhan, increasing her Attack.
Ilima's Kangaskhan Battling Besties! None
  Kangaskhan One of Mega Kangaskhan's and her child's hands become surrounded in a golden aura and they punch their opponent with them. Afterwards, a glow surrounds them, increasing their Attack.
Ilima's Kangaskhan Battling Besties! Enhanced by Parental Bond


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Wooper, Pupitar, and Fennekin are all able learn Power-Up Punch despite not having arms. This can be explained by the fact that all of them evolve into Pokémon that have arms, and in Pupitar's case, it also evolves from a Pokémon that already has arms.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 增強拳 / 增强拳 Jāngkèuhng Kyùhn *
升力拳 Sīnglihk Kyùhn *
Mandarin 增強拳 Zēngqiáng Quán
  Czech Posilující rána
  Dutch Versterkslag
  French Poing Boost
  German Steigerungshieb
  Italian Crescipugno
  Korean 그로우펀치 Grow Punch
  Polish Wzmacniający Cios*
Wzmocniony Cios*
Portuguese   Brazil Soco Empoderador (Pokémon GO, XY096-present)
Soco Energizado
  Portugal Soco Crescendo
  Russian Усиливающийся удар Usilivaiushiysya udar
  Spanish Puño Incremento
  Thai โกรว์พันช์



Generation VI TMs
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2728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152
5354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778
798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
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