Precipice Blades (move)

Precipice Blades
だんがいのつるぎ Precipice Blades
Precipice Blades IX.png
Precipice Blades IX 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  0
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used last.

Precipice Blades (Japanese: だんがいのつるぎ Precipice Blades) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. It is the signature move of Groudon.

Effect

Precipice Blades deals damage. It targets all adjacent opponents.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Sword and Shield

In Versions 1.0 to 1.2.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Precipice Blades could not be selected in a battle. Starting with Version 1.3.0, it is usable and functions the same as it did in previous generations.

Other effects

Precipice Blades does not exist in the game data of Pokémon X and Y. As a result, a Pokémon knowing Precipice Blades cannot be traded from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to Pokémon X and Y, and if a Pokémon in Pokémon Bank knows the move, it cannot be withdrawn in Pokémon X and Y. In order to be transferred to Pokémon X and Y, the Pokémon must forget Precipice Blades.

Description

Games Description
ORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
SV
The user attacks opposing Pokémon by manifesting the power of the land in fearsome blades of stone.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0383     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 45 45 63 63 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
SMD 60 - 10 30 83% 98% 4 tiles away Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Precipice Blades
★★★★★
Attack power 76.02863
Charge time 0.86 seconds
Range type Circular (ranged)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category Cost in move-gauge slots MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair(s)
Precipice Blades Physical 4 189 226 85% All opponents No additional effect. Maxie & Groudon
Sync move
Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Groundbreaking Precipice Blades Physical Default 250 300 An opponent No additional effect. Maxie & Groudon
6★ EX All opponents

Pokémon GO

  Precipice Blades
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 130
Energy cost 100
Duration 1.7 seconds
Damage window 1.4 - 1.6 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 130
Energy cost 60
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
By Elite Charged TM
 
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None


Description

Games Description
SMD
MDRTDX
It even damages a faraway Pokémon.

In the anime

Main series

 
Primal Groudon


The user attacks opposing Pokémon by manifesting the power of the land in fearsome blades of stone.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Primal Groudon's body glows with the colors of lava, and then a series of incandescent sharp stones coated with lava spring up from the ground. If the top edge hits an opponent, an explosion is triggered.
Groudon (XY series) Mega Evolution Special III Debut


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

 
Primal Groudon


The user attacks opposing Pokémon by manifesting the power of the land in fearsome blades of stone.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Primal Groudon's body glows with the colors of lava, and then makes a series of incandescent sharp stones coated with lava spring from the ground.
A wild Groudon Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer None


Pokémon Evolutions

 
Primal Groudon


The user attacks opposing Pokémon by manifesting the power of the land in fearsome blades of stone.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Primal Groudon's body glows with the colors of lava, and it slams its hand on the ground, making a series of incandescent sharp stones coated with lava spring from the ground.
A Groudon in a fantasy The Wish Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 斷崖之劍 Dyuhnngàaih-jī Gim
Mandarin 斷崖之劍 / 断崖之剑 Duànyái-zhī Jiàn / Duànyá-zhī Jiàn
  Czech Hlubinná ostří
  French Lame Pangéenne
  German Abgrundsklinge
  Italian Spade Telluriche
  Korean 단애의칼 Danae-uikal
  Polish Ostrza Czeluści
Portuguese   Brazil Lâmina Abissal
  Portugal Lâminas Abismais
  Spanish Filo del Abismo
  Thai ดาบผาชัน


Variations of the move Megahorn
  MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades


  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.