Focus Punch
Focus Punch VIII.PNG
きあいパンチ Fighting Spirit Punch
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting.gif
Category Physical
Power: 150
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (32)
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: -3
Contact: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 1
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Tough
Appeal:
Jam:

Focus Punch is a Fighting-type move available in Generation III. It is also the most powerful punching move in the Pokémon games. This move requires two turns.

Description

Games Description
RSE A powerful loyalty attack. The user flinches if it gets hit.
FRLG An attack that is executed last. The user flinches if hit beforehand.
DPPtHGSS The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
BWB2W2 The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. This move fails if the user is hit before it is used.

Effects

Move stats

Base power: 150
Type: Fighting
Power points: 20

Special effects: The Pokémon focuses, lets the other Pokémon move, and then attacks. If the enemy damages the Pokémon using the move while it is preparing, the move fails.

This move is a physical move.

Contest stats

Appeal type: Tough
Appeal points: 3
Jam: 0

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
107.png Hitmonchan fighting 56 1, 56 1, 56
288.png Vigoroth normal 43 43 49 49 (XY)
37 (ORAS)
37
532.png Timburr fighting 46 46 46
533.png Gurdurr fighting 53 53 53
534.png Conkeldurr fighting 53 53 53
559.png Scraggy dark/fighting 49 48 48
560.png Scrafty dark/fighting 58 58 58
622.png Golett ground/ghost 55 55 61
623.png Golurk ground/ghost 70 1, 70 69
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting 73
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM

  • Item name: TM01
  • Versions: Ruby, Sapphire, FireRed, LeafGreen.
  • How to Obtain: Found on Route 115, near a Blackbelt (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald); In Silph Co (FR/LG).
  • Price: Sells for 1,500

Gallery

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Main series
Spin-offs & shorts

Pokémon Adventures

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