Hold Back (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hold Back turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user holds back when it attacks and the target is left with at least 1 HP.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user holds back when it attacks, and the target is left with at least 1 HP.