Shadow Punch (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Shadow Punch deals damage and ignores changes to the Accuracy and Evasion stats. However, it will not hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stage of Bounce, Dig, Dive, Fly, Shadow Force or Sky Drop.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An unavoidable punch that is thrown from shadows.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user throws a punch from the shadows. It cannot be evaded.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user throws a punch at the foe from the shadows. The punch lands without fail.
Black/White The user throws a punch from the shadows. The punch lands without fail.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Shadow Punch 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.

Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 25
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 25
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 37
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 37
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 13
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

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

Grimer
#088 / Poison
Amorphous
Muk
#089 / Poison
Amorphous