|あてみなげ Strike Throw|
|Affects:||Anyone adjacent to user|
Vital Throw causes physical damage to an adjacent Pokémon. This move is a decreased-priority move, meaning it moves after ordinary-priority moves, but also moves before other decreased-priority moves. It never misses unless the opponent is in an invulnerable state of a move such as Fly.
In the Mystery Dungeon series, Vital Throw is a status move that gives the user the vital throw status. When a Pokemon with this status is attacked directly, it sends the attacker flying across the room.
In Super Mystery Dungeon, Vital throw becomes like its mainstream version in effect and power.