Vice Grip
Vice Grip(Let's Go).PNG
はさむ Clamp
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Physical
Power: 55
Accuracy: 100
PP: 30*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
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: Tough
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Tough
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0

Vice Grip is a Normal-type attack introduced in Generation I.


Games Description
GSC Grips with powerful pincers.
RSE Grips the foe with large and powerful pincers.
Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
The target is gripped and squeezed from both sides to inflict damage.


In battle

The user grips and squeezes the foe with huge, impressive pincers.


A highly appealing move.

Super Contests

A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
098.png Krabby water 20 12 12
099.png Kingler water 20 12 12
127.png Pinsir bug 1 1 1
303.png Mawile steel/fairy 21
341.png Corphish water 10
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark 10
599.png Klink steel
600.png Klang steel
601.png Klinklang steel
632.png Durant bug/steel
692.png Clauncher water
693.png Clawitzer water
736.png Grubbin bug
737.png Charjabug bug/electric
738.png Vikavolt bug/electric
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Main games

Main series

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