Brick Break (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Level 40
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 1
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 30
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 35
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 32
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 32
Clobbopus
#852 / Fighting
Level 20
Grapploct
#853 / Fighting
Level 20
Sirfetch'd
#865 / Fighting
Level 40
Kubfu
#891 / Fighting
Level 24
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Level 24
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Level 24

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
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
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass