Hammer Arm (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Hammer Arm deals damage but lowers the user's Speed by one stage after attacking.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hammer Arm turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 180.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Hammer Arm
Japanese アームハンマー (Arm Hammer)
German Hammerarm
French Marto-Poing
Italian Martelpugno
Spanish Machada

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user swings and hits with its strong, heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hammer Arm 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.

Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 50
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Level 1
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Level 67
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 63
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Level 1
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Level 61
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 1
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 49
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 49
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 49
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 80
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 40
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 45
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 45
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 1
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 55
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 61
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 1
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 73
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Level 73
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 73
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 72
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 1
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 60
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 1
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 70
Stufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
Level 32
Bewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
Level 36
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 47
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 43

Learnt by breeding

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

Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field