Vice Grip (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 55
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Vice Grip deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as ViceGrip.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Grips with powerful pincers.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Grips the foe with large and powerful pincers.
FireRed/LeafGreen Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is gripped and squeezed from both sides to inflict damage.
X/Y The target is gripped and squeezed from both sides to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Vice Grip 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.

Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 5
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 1
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 5
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 1
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Level 21
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 10
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 10
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 1
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 1
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 1
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 9
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 9