First Impression (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority +2
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

Although this move has great power, it only works the first turn the user is in battle.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, First Impression turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English First Impression
Japanese であいがしら (Deaigashira)
German Überrumpler
French Escarmouche
Italian Schermaglia
Spanish Escaramuza

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Although this move has great power, it only works the first turn the user is in battle.
Sword​/​Shield Although this move has great power, it only works the first turn each time the user enters battle.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn First Impression 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.

Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 1
Sirfetch'd
#865 / Fighting
Level 1
Falinks
#870 / Fighting
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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

Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Bug