Throat Chop (move)

Throat Chop
じごくづき Hell Thrust
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Throat Chop (Japanese: じごくづき Hell Thrust) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation VII. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, it was one of the signature moves of Incineroar. It is TR95 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Throat Chop inflicts damage and prevents the target from using sound-based moves for two turns. Status Z-Moves are unaffected by this effect.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user attacks the target's throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using moves that emit sound for two turns.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug 40
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field 35
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field 1 1
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2 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 TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR95
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
078   Rapidash
  Field Field
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
105   Marowak
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
Alolan Form
 
 
Monster Monster
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
127   Pinsir
  Bug Bug
128   Tauros
  Field Field
145   Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
197   Umbreon
  Field Field
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
222   Corsola
Galarian Form
  Water 1 Water 3
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
264   Linoone
  Field Field
264   Linoone
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon
405   Luxray
  Field Field
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
510   Liepard
  Field Field
526   Gigalith
  Mineral Mineral
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
571   Zoroark
  Field Field
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
614   Beartic
  Field Field
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
631   Heatmor
  Field Field
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
687   Malamar
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
860   Morgrem
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
864   Cursola
  Water 1 Water 3
865   Sirfetch'd
  Flying Field
870   Falinks
  Fairy Mineral
871   Pincurchin
  Water 1 Amorphous
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
896   Glastrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Ice Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
SM USUM PE
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
020   Raticate
  Field Field
020   Raticate
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
047   Parasect
 
 
Bug Grass
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
078   Rapidash
  Field Field
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field
105   Marowak
  Monster Monster
105   Marowak
Alolan Form
 
 
Monster Monster
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
127   Pinsir
  Bug Bug
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
157   Typhlosion
  Field Field
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug
197   Umbreon
  Field Field
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
222   Corsola
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
229   Houndoom
 
 
Field Field
234   Stantler
  Field Field
243   Raikou
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
262   Mightyena
  Field Field
264   Linoone
  Field Field
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Bug
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Bug
335   Zangoose
  Field Field
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
354   Banette
  Amorphous Amorphous
359   Absol
  Field Field
386   Deoxys
Normal Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
Attack Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
Defense Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
386   Deoxys
Speed Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
395   Empoleon
 
 
Water 1 Field
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug
405   Luxray
  Field Field
432   Purugly
  Field Field
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
475   Gallade
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
510   Liepard
  Field Field
512   Simisage
  Field Field
514   Simisear
  Field Field
516   Simipour
  Field Field
526   Gigalith
  Mineral Mineral
531   Audino
  Fairy Fairy
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
571   Zoroark
  Field Field
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
603   Eelektrik
  Amorphous Amorphous
604   Eelektross
  Amorphous Amorphous
614   Beartic
  Field Field
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
631   Heatmor
  Field Field
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
687   Malamar
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
720   Hoopa
Confined
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720   Hoopa
Unbound
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
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

Description

Games Description
MDRTDX It damages an enemy and gives them the Throat Chop condition.



In the anime

       
Cross's Incineroar Professor Kukui's Incineroar Golisopod Effect
The user attacks the target's throat, with the resultant suffering preventing the target from using sound-based moves for a while.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Incineroar One or both of Incineroar's hands glow purple. It then grabs the opponent by the neck and throws them down to the ground at full force, or Incineroar chops the opponent with the side of one of its hands. Sometimes, the hand glows purple while using the move.
Cross's Incineroar I Choose You! Debut
Professor Kukui's Incineroar Pushing the Fiery Envelope! None
  Golisopod One of Golisopod's hands gets surrounded in purple energy. It then jabs the opponent's throat with it, making the opponent unable to use sound-based moves for a while.
Guzma's Golisopod The Road to the Semifinals! None


In the manga

Movie adaptations


In other generations

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 地獄突刺 Deihyuhk Dahtchi
Mandarin 地獄突刺 / 地狱突刺 Dìyù Tūcì
  French Exécu-Son
  German Neck Strike
  Italian Colpo Infernale
  Korean 지옥찌르기 Jiok Jjileugi
  Polish Gardłowy Chwyt
Portuguese   Brazil Golpe Enfeitiçado
  Portugal Garra de Garganta
Spanish   Latin America Golpe a Cuello
  Spain Golpe Mordaza



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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