Vacuum Wave (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Special Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Vacuum Wave deals damage and has a priority of +1.

Moves with a higher priority always go first, regardless of a Pokémon's speed. If two moves with the same priority are used, the faster Pokémon goes first as usual.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the foe. This move always goes first.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the target. This move always goes first.
X/Y The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the target. This move always goes first.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Vacuum Wave 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.

Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Level 26
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting