Giga Impact (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

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
Sword​/​Shield TM09

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 56
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 59
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 48
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 48
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 56
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 60
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 60
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 84
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Level 88
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Level 88

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Kingler
#099 / Water
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel