Giga Impact (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 150
Accuracy 90
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM68
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM68
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM68
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM68

Effects

Giga Impact deals damage, but the user must recharge on the next turn (bringing its effective power down to 75 per turn).

If the user has the ability Truant, it will recharge in the same turn that it loafs around.

Giga Impact is the Physical counterpart to Hyper Beam.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Giga Impact turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 200.

When Snorlax is holding Snorlium Z and uses its Z-Power, Giga Impact turns into Pulverizing Pancake and has base power 210.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Giga Impact
Japanese ギガインパクト (Giga Impact)
German Gigastoß
French Giga Impact
Italian Gigaimpatto
Spanish Giga Impacto

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user charges at the foe using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user must rest on the next turn.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can’t move on the next turn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Giga Impact 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.

Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 71
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 81
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 35
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 50
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 82
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 62
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Level 100
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 40
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 47
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 59
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 56
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 61
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 66
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 74
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 61
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 78
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 68
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Level 88
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 50
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 73

Learnt by TM

Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying