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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 58
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 52
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
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 49
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 51
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 48
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
Water 1, Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
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
Monster, Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Monster, Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Monster, Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Field
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Superpower by the various move tutors in the games.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Samurott
#503 / Water
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Basculin
#550 / Water
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Regigigas
#486 / Normal