Hammer Arm (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Hammer Arm deals damage but lowers the user's Speed by one stage after attacking.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.
X/Y The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hammer Arm at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 42
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 47
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Level 1
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Level 67
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 1
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 63
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Level 1
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Level 61
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 45
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
Level 49
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
Level 49
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
Level 49
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
Level 80
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 42
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 40
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 45
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 45
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 35
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 50
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 60
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 79
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 79
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 79
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 60
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 1
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 60
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 1
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 57

Learnt by breeding

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

GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Monster
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
Human-Like
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
Undiscovered
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
Field
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Field
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
Field
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Field
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Field, Monster
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Field, Monster
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Field, Monster
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Monster
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Monster
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Human-Like
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Field
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field