False Swipe (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM54
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM54
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM54
Sun/Moon TM54

Effects

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, False Swipe turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Leaves the foe with at least 1HP.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack that leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen A restrained attack that always leaves the foe with at least 1 HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A restrained attack that prevents the foe from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
Sun/Moon A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.

Learnt by level up

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

Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
Level 27
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Level 27
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 13
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 13
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 48
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 51
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Level 33
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 29
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 44
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 1
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 25
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 25
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
Level 24
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 24
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 24
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Level 1
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 7

Learnt by TM

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
PinsirPinsir
#127 / Bug
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
AnorithAnorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
BuzzwoleBuzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost