Crabhammer (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Physical Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Crabhammer deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Crabhammer has base power 90.

In Generations 1-4, Crabhammer has 85% accuracy.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Has a high critical hit ratio.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Hammers with a pincer. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
FireRed/LeafGreen A large pincer is used to hammer the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is hammered with a large pincer. This move has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is hammered with a large pincer. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y The target is hammered with a large pincer. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Crabhammer 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.

Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 41
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 56
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 38
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 44
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 30
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Crabhammer as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Clauncher
#692 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Water 1, Water 3