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