Force Palm (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Force Palm 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.

Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Level 28
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 13
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 13
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 17
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 17
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 15
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 29
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 29
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 5

Learnt by breeding

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