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False Swipe
False Swipe VII.png
みねうち Blunt Strike
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Physical
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100
PP: 40
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Leaves opponent with 1 HP.
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 0
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool
Appeal:
Jam:

False Swipe is a Normal-type move that will always leave at least 1 hit point if the damage would have knocked out a Pokémon.

From Generation IV to VII, it can be taught via TM54; in Generation VIII, it is contained in TM94 instead.

Description

Games Description
GSC Leaves the foe with at least 1HP.
RSE An attack that leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
FRLG A restrained attack that always leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
DPPtHGSS A restrained attack that prevents the foe from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.

Effect

False Swipe deals damage and leaves the target with at least 1 HP. If the target already has 1 HP, it hits but will not deal damage.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
II III IV V VI VII VIII
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field 44 46 43DP
45PtHGSS
45 45 45 35
104.png Cubone ground Monster 33 33 27 27 27 27 8
105.png Marowak ground Monster 39 39 27 27 27 27 1
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Monster 1
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug 18 16 13 13 13 13 8
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug 18 16 13 13 13 13 1
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon 53 53 53 53XY
48ORAS
48 1
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon 59 59 59 59XY
51ORAS
51 1
290.png Nincada bug/ground Bug 25 25 25 25XY
33ORAS
33 10
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug 1
292.png Shedinja bug/ghost Mineral 1
335.png Zangoose normal Field 55 44 44BW
29B2W2
29 29
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous 45 50 50XY
44ORAS
44 23
542.png Leavanny bug/grass Bug 1 1 1
588.png Karrablast bug Bug 25 25 25 12
589.png Escavalier bug/steel Bug 25 25 25 12
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon 24 24 24 6
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon 24 24 24 1
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon 24 24 24 1
785.png Tapu Koko electric/fairy Undiscovered 1 15
798.png Kartana grass/steel Undiscovered 7 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 TM

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
II III IV V VI VII VIII
001.png Bulbasaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM94
002.png Ivysaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM94
003.png Venusaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM94
004.png Charmander fire Monster/Dragon TM94
005.png Charmeleon fire Monster/Dragon TM94
006.png Charizard fire/flying Monster/Dragon TM94
007.png Squirtle water Monster/Water 1 TM94
008.png Wartortle water Monster/Water 1 TM94
009.png Blastoise water Monster/Water 1 TM94
015.png Beedrill bug/poison Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
021.png Spearow normal/flying Flying TM54 TM54 TM54
022.png Fearow normal/flying Flying TM54 TM54 TM54
046.png Paras bug/grass Bug/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
047.png Parasect bug/grass Bug/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
098.png Krabby water Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
099.png Kingler water Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
104.png Cubone ground Monster TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
105.png Marowak ground Monster TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
105A.png Marowak fire/ghost Monster TM94
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
127.png Pinsir bug Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
207.png Gligar ground/flying Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
273.png Seedot grass Field/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
274.png Nuzleaf grass/dark Field/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
285.png Shroomish grass Fairy/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54
286.png Breloom grass/fighting Fairy/Grass TM54 TM54 TM54
290.png Nincada bug/ground Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
292.png Shedinja bug/ghost Mineral TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
303.png Mawile steel/fairy Field/Fairy TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
333.png Swablu normal/flying Flying/Dragon TM94
334.png Altaria dragon/flying Flying/Dragon TM94
335.png Zangoose normal Field TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
341.png Corphish water Water 1/Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
347.png Anorith rock/bug Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
348.png Armaldo rock/bug Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
359.png Absol dark Field TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
402.png Kricketune bug Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
445.png Garchomp dragon/ground Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
472.png Gliscor ground/flying Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TM54 TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
501.png Oshawott water Field TM54 TM54 TM54
502.png Dewott water Field TM54 TM54 TM54
503.png Samurott water Field TM54 TM54 TM54
542.png Leavanny bug/grass Bug TM54 TM54 TM54
588.png Karrablast bug Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
589.png Escavalier bug/steel Bug TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
639.png Terrakion rock/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
640.png Virizion grass/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM54 TM54 TM94
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like TM54 TM54 TM94
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TM54 TM54 TM94
679.png Honedge steel/ghost Mineral TM54 TM54 TM94
680.png Doublade steel/ghost Mineral TM54 TM54 TM94
681.png Aegislash steel/ghost Mineral TM54 TM54 TM94
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM94
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 TM54 TM54 TM94
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TM54 TM54 TM94
722.png Rowlet grass/flying Flying TM54 TM94
723.png Dartrix grass/flying Flying TM54 TM94
724.png Decidueye grass/ghost Flying TM54 TM94
753.png Fomantis grass Grass TM54 TM94
754.png Lurantis grass Grass TM54 TM94
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM54 TM94
782.png Jangmo-o dragon Dragon TM54 TM94
783.png Hakamo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TM54 TM94
784.png Kommo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TM54 TM94
785.png Tapu Koko electric/fairy Undiscovered TM54 TM94
787.png Tapu Bulu grass/fairy Undiscovered TM54 TM94
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM94
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting Undiscovered TM54 TM94
798.png Kartana grass/steel Undiscovered TM54 TM94
801.png Magearna steel/fairy Undiscovered TM54 TM94
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TM54 TM94
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TM54USUM TM94
810.png Grookey grass Field/Grass TM94
811.png Thwackey grass Field/Grass TM94
812.png Rillaboom grass Field/Grass TM94
834.png Drednaw water/rock Monster/Water 1 TM94
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TM94
888A.png Zacian fairy Undiscovered TM94
892.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TM94
892.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered TM94
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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Special move

Generation III

Generation IV

By event

Generation II

Generation V

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