Precipice Blades (move)

Precipice Blades
だんがいのつるぎ Precipice Blades
Precipice Blades VIII.png
Precipice Blades VIII 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

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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to Pokémon X and Y, and if a Pokémon in Pokémon Bank knows the move, it cannot be withdrawn in Pokémon X and Y. In order to be transferred to Pokémon X and Y, the Pokémon must forget Precipice Blades.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
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
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
383   Groudon
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 45ORAS 45 63
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 4 189 226 85% All opponents No additional effect.

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
  Groudon 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
  Groudon 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
  Groudon 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
  French Lame Pangéenne
  German Abgrundsklinge
  Italian Spade Telluriche
  Korean 단애의칼 Dan'ae-ui Kal
Portuguese   Brazil Lâmina Abissal
  Portugal Lâminas do Precipício
  Spanish Filo del Abismo
  Thai ดาบผาชัน


References


Variations of the move Megahorn
  MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades


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