Acupressure
Acupressure (Gen VIII).png
つぼをつく Point Strike
Generation: IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Status
Power: --
Accuracy: --%
PP: 30
Affects: User and Ally
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: [[File:Type_{{{contesttype}}}.gif|{{{contesttype}}}]]
Appeal:
Jam:
[[Category:{{{contesttype}}}-type moves]]

Acupressure is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.
SMUSUM
SWSH
The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its or its allies' stats.

Effect

In Battle

The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.

Acupressure randomly chooses one of the user's stats (Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, Speed, Accuracy, or Evasion) and raises it by 2. Acupressure fails if the user or target is under the effects of Substitute.

In a double battle, Acupressure may also raise a randomly selected stat of one of its teammates.

Super Contests

Earn double the score in the next turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
IV V VI VII VIII
084.png Doduo Normal/Flying 28 28 28 XY
29 ORAS
33 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
085.png Dodrio Normal/Flying 28 28 28 XY
29 ORAS
34 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
307.png Meditite Fighting/Psychic 39 39 XY
33 ORAS
33 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
308.png Medicham Fighting/Psychic 42 42 XY
33 ORAS
33 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
451.png Skorupi Bug/Poison 17 17 BW
13 B2W2
13 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
452.png Drapion Bug/Dark 17 17 BW
13 B2W2
13 13 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
556.png Maractus Grass 29 29 29 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Groups Father
IV V VI VII VIII
072.png Tentacool Water/Poison 072.png073.png
451.png452.png
072.png073.png
451.png452.png
213.png Shuckle Bug/Rock 213.png
451.png452.png
213.png
451.png452.png
453.png Croagunk Poison/Fighting 307.png308.png
453.png454.png
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

Gallery

Main games

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