Superpower (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Superpower deals damage but lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one stage each 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

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Boosts strength sharply, but lowers abilities.
FireRed/LeafGreen A powerful attack, but it also lowers the user’s ATTACK and DEFENSE stats.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks the foe with great power. However, it also lowers the user’s Attack and Defense.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the target with great power. However, it also lowers the user’s Attack and Defense.
X/Y The user attacks the target with great power. However, this also lowers the user’s Attack and Defense stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Superpower 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.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 1
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 58
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 43
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 48
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 57
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 71
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 37
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 42
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 1
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 67
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 25
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 25
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 25
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 49
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Level 41
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Level 48
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 49
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 57
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 57
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 48
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 39
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 47
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 55
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 51
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 48
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 1
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 48

Learnt by breeding

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

Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Bug
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Fairy, Water 1
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Field
Corphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Field
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Samurott
#503 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Basculin
#550 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor