Force Palm (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Force Palm deals damage and has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Force Palm turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Force Palm
Japanese はっけい (Hakkei)
German Kraftwelle
French Forte-Paume
Italian Palmoforza
Spanish Palmeo

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target paralyzed.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Sword​/​Shield The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Force Palm 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.

Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 36
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 25
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 25
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 27

Learnt by breeding

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