Surging Strikes (move)

Surging Strikes
すいりゅうれんだ Stream Strikes
SwShIoA Prerelease Surging Strikes.png
SwShIoA Prerelease Surging Strikes 2.png
Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  25
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Surging Strikes (Japanese: すいりゅうれんだ Stream Strikes) is a damage-dealing Water-type multi-strike move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Rapid Strike Style Urshifu.


Surging Strikes inflicts damage, hitting its target three times per use. Each strike will always result in a critical hit unless the target has Battle Armor or Shell Armor.


Games Description
SwShLA The user, having mastered the Water style, strikes the target with a flowing motion three times in a row. This attack always results in a critical hit.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
892   Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1, Evo.SwSh
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

Preparing Rapid Strike Style Urshifu
The user, having mastered the Water style, strikes the target with a flowing motion three times in a row.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Urshifu A burst of blue energy briefly appears around Rapid Strike Style Urshifu. It then strikes the opponent with a rapid series of punches and kicks.
Danika's Urshifu Trial on a Golden Scale! Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 水流連打 Séuilàuh Lìhndá
Mandarin 水流連打 / 水流连打 Shuǐliú Liándǎ
  Czech Prudké Údery
  French Torrent de Coups
  German Trefferschwall
  Italian Idroraffica
  Korean 수류연타 Suryu Yeonta
  Brazilian Portuguese Golpes Torrenciais
  Russian Пульсирующие Удары Pul'siruyushchiye Udary
  Spanish Azote Torrencial

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