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. It is also known as TM54.

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
VI VII VIII
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying 44 46 43 (DP)
45 (PtHGSS)
45
104.png Cubone ground 33 33 27 27
105.png Marowak ground 39 39 27 27
123.png Scyther bug/flying 18 16 13 13
212.png Scizor bug/steel 18 16 13 13
253.png Grovyle grass 53 53 53
254.png Sceptile grass 59 59 59
290.png Nincada bug/ground 25 25 25
335.png Zangoose normal 55 44 44 (BW)
29 (B2W2)
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting 45 50
542.png Leavanny bug/grass 1
588.png Karrablast bug 25
589.png Escavalier bug/steel 25
610.png Axew dragon 24
611.png Fraxure dragon 24
612.png Haxorus dragon 24
785.png Tapu Koko electric/fairy
798.png Kartana grass/steel
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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