Brick Break (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 75
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM31
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM31
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM31
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM31
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM31
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM13
Sword​/​Shield TM43

Effects

Brick Break deals damage, but removes the effects of Reflect and Light Screen before attacking.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Brick Break removes the Reflect and Light Screen barriers even if the attack itself does not affect the opponent (being a Ghost-type for example).

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Brick Break turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Brick Break
Japanese かわらわり (Kawarawari)
German Durchbruch
French Casse-Brique
Italian Breccia
Spanish Demolición

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Destroys barriers such as REFLECT and causes damage.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen An attack that also breaks any barrier like LIGHT SCREEN and REFLECT.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks with tough fists, etc. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Brick Break at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 17
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Level 26
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 28
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 21
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 23
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 23

Learnt by TM

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Furret
#162 / Normal
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Magby
#240 / Fire
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Buizel
#418 / Water
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Komala
#775 / Normal
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy