Mega Punch (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 85
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM01

Effects

Mega Punch deals damage with no additional effect.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
A powerful punch thrown very hard.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A strong punch thrown with incredible power.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
X/Y The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mega Punch at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Level 46
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 25
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Level 10
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 21
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

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

Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Mineral
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Human-Like
Magby
#240 / Fire
Undiscovered
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Human-Like

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Mega Punch in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Politoed
#186 / Water
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Minun
#312 / Electric
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 4 — Level up