Brick Break (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 75
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM31
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM31
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM31
X/Y TM31

Effects

Brick Break deals damage, but removes the effects of Reflect and Light Screen before attacking.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Brick Break removes the Reflect and Light Screen barriers even if the attack itself does not affect the opponent (being a Ghost-type for example).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Destroys barriers such as REFLECT and causes damage.
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack that also breaks any barrier like LIGHT SCREEN and REFLECT.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with tough fists, etc. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
Black/White The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Brick Break at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 17
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 21
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 25
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 29
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 20
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 20

Learnt by Machine

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Muk
#089 / Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Politoed
#186 / Water
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Magby
#240 / Fire
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Piplup
#393 / Water
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Buizel
#418 / Water
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Simipour
#516 / Water
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground