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Focus Punch
Battles
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  150
Accuracy  100%
Priority  -3
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • Move Tutor

Focus Punch is an offensive Fighting-type move.

Effect

Focus Punch is a decreased priority move. The user of Focus Punch will start focusing at the beginning of the turn the move is used, then execute the move Focus Punch at a priority of -3, unless it was hit by another Pokémon's damaging move before executing Focus Punch, in which case it will lose its focus and be unable to attack that turn. The user's focus will not be broken if its substitute is attacked or if it is hit by a status move.

Its charging message is displayed before any other moves.

PP is consumed even if the user loses its focus and fails to execute the move. Even if the user loses focus, it is considered the last move used (for the purposes of Encore, etc.).

If a Pokémon becomes locked into Focus Punch by Encore but selected a different move that turn and hasn't already moved, it will use Focus Punch at the priority of the move it selected, but the charging message does not appear and it will still lose its focus if it took damage from an attack that turn.

Description

Description
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. This move fails if the user is hit before it is used.

Pokémon that can learn Focus Punch

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
128 Fighting Bulker Fighting Fighting 65
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By Tutor

# Pokémon Type Tutor
050 Rubbunny Rubbunny Normal Unknown
051 Aquad Aquad Fighting Water
052 Smaqua Smaqua Fighting Water
055 Lophug Lophug Fairy Unknown
077 Dinomite Dinomite Fighting Unknown
078 Dinopion Dinopion Fighting Dragon
085 Golkid Golkid Rock Unknown
086 Golemo Golemo Rock Unknown
087 Golossus Golossus Rock Fighting
115 Roobeo Roobeo Fighting Ground
116 Roobeop Roobeop Fighting Ground
128 Bulker Bulker Fighting Unknown
150 Grizzler Grizzler Fire Fighting
151 Magrizzly Magrizzly Fire Fighting
191 Snapike Snapike Poison Ground
198 Toxitoad Toxitoad Poison Unknown
205 Trollerk Trollerk Dark Fairy
206 Trollger Trollger Dark Fairy
210 Dozand Dozand Ghost Ground
267 Groilla Groilla Grass Fighting
268 Groillum Groillum Grass Fighting
269 Kongrilla Kongrilla Grass Fighting
304 Subearo Subearo Ice Fighting
305 Polarpow Polarpow Ice Fighting
311 Apein Apein Normal Dark
312 Sascrush Sascrush Normal Dark
330 Cocorocko Cocorocko Grass Rock
347 Fayedra Fayedra Dragon Fairy
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Trivia

  • In v1.0.1 Snowrong could learn Focus Punch by tutor.


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