Vacuum Wave (move)

Vacuum Wave
しんくうは Vacuum Wave
Vacuum Wave VIII.png
Vacuum Wave VIII 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Special
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Vacuum Wave (Japanese: しんくうは Vacuum Wave) is a damage dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Vacuum Wave inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so it is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the foe. This move always goes first.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the target. This move always goes first.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like 26 26 26 26 1
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 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
236   Tyrogue
  Human-Like Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like 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.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
214   Heracross
 
 
Bug Bug
236   Tyrogue
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
475   Gallade
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Vacuum Wave is a move with 11 base power, 88% accuracy, and 14 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, from up to 2 tiles away, even if there's an ally inbetween.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on a target up to 2 tiles away.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる 2マスまで とどく
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

       
Croagunk charging The shape Gallade Riolu
The user spins around to gather air. It then releases it by punching the gathered air in the form of a shape.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Croagunk Croagunk jumps into the air and spins around, causing pink wind to appear around it. It then turns towards the opponent and puts its arms around its head, firing the wind from around its body in the shape of a heart.
Nurse Joy's Chrissy Cream of the Croagunk Crop! Debut
  Gallade Gallade jumps into the air and his forearms glow white. Then, he spins around with his head and his arms extended facing the opponent and he fires a horizontal tornado from his body at the opponent.
Zoey's Gallade A Grand Fight for Winning! None
  Riolu A light blue wind forms around Riolu. It then jumps in the air and fires the wind in the form of a blade, or Riolu creates a sphere of wind in its hands. Riolu then fires the wind in the form of a beam at the opponent.
Cameron's Riolu Mission: Defeat Your Rival! None
Ash's Riolu Caring for a Mystery! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 真空波 Jānhūng Bō
Mandarin 真空波 Zhēnkōng Bō
  Dutch Vacuümgolf
  French Onde Vide
  German Vakuumwelle
  Greek Κυματοκενό
  Indonesian Gelombang Hampa
  Italian Vuotonda
  Korean 진공파 Jin-gong Pa
  Polish Ssąca Fala
  Portuguese Onda de Vácuo
Spanish   Latin America Onda de Vacío
  Spain Onda Vacío
  Vietnamese Sóng Chân Không



Variations of the move Quick Attack
  Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
  Vacuum Wave


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