Sky Uppercut (move)

Sky Uppercut
スカイアッパー Sky Upper
Sky Uppercut VII.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  85
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Sky Uppercut (Japanese: スカイアッパー Sky Upper) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Generations III to VII

Sky Uppercut deals damage and can hit Pokémon during the semi-invulnerable turns of Fly, Bounce, and Sky Drop.

Generation VIII

Sky Uppercut cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD An uppercut thrown as if leaping into the sky.
FRLG The user attacks with an uppercut thrown skywards with force.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user attacks the target with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
SwSh This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like 32 36 41 41 41SMUSUM
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug 45B2W2 45 45
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field 50 50 50 50XY
53ORAS
53
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field 59 59 59 59XY
57ORAS
57
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass 36 33 33 33XY
39ORAS
39
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug 45B2W2 45 45
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like 48 48
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like 52 52
783   Hakamo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon 1, Evo.
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon 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
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Field 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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Sky Uppercut is a move with 16 base power, 90% accuracy, and 12 PP. It damages an enemy in front of the user, even if it's in middle of Fly or Bounce.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It hits even a Pokémon that is either flying or bouncing.
MDTD Inflicts damage on the target. It will inflict double damage on a Flying or Bouncing target.
MDS Inflicts damage on the target. It can hit Flying or Bouncing targets.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる そらをとぶじょうたいと とびはねじょうたいの てきポケモンにも あたる
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It can hit an enemy in the air using Fly and the like.
MDRTDX It damages an enemy. It can hit an enemy that's in the air from using Fly and the like.


In the anime

       
Combusken Hitmonchan Blaziken Breloom
The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Combusken Combusken's claws glow light blue. It then uppercuts the opponent, leaving a white trail behind its claws.
May's Combusken A Shroomish Skirmish Debut
  Breloom One of Breloom's claws glow light blue, and it uppercuts the opponent.
Fighting Dojo's Breloom Pasta La Vista! None
A wild Breloom A Windswept Encounter! None
  Hitmonchan Hitmonchan's fist glows light blue and he uppercuts the opponent, leaving a light blue trail behind his fist.
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
  Blaziken Both of Blaziken's fists glow light blue and Blaziken uppercuts the opponent. If Blaziken misses, it uppercuts the opponent with the other fist as well.
May's Blaziken Once More With Reeling! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 衝天拳 Chūngtīn Kyùhn *
上天拳 Séuhngtīn Kyùhn *
Mandarin 衝天拳 / 冲天拳 Chōngtiān Quán *
上天拳 Shàngtiān Quán *
  Dutch Luchtkaakslag
  Finnish Taivasisku
Taivashyökkäys
  French Stratopercut
  German Himmelhieb
  Greek Ουράνιο Κόψιμο Ovránio Kópsimo
  Italian Stramontante
  Korean 스카이업퍼 Sky Upper
Portuguese   Brazil Direto Celeste (Guardians Rising-present, manga)
Upper-cut Celeste (Undaunted-Furious Fists)
  Portugal Gancho Voador
  Serbian Nebeski aperkat
Spanish   Latin America Gancho Hacia Arriba (AG082)
Arañazo Elevado (AG090)
Rasguño Hacia Arriba (AG091)
Corte Elevado (AG116)
  Spain Gancho Alto
  Vietnamese Thượng Thiên Quyền



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