False Swipe (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM54
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM54
X/Y TM54

Effects

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Leaves the foe with at least 1HP.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack that leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen A restrained attack that always leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A restrained attack that prevents the foe from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
Black/White A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn False Swipe 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.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Level 27
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Level 27
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 13
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 13
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 53
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 59
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Level 25
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 29
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 50
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 1
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 25
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 25
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 24
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 24
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 24

Learnt by Machine

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Dewott
#502 / Water
Samurott
#503 / Water
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
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
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying