Power-Up Punch (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 6

Machine/Record

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM98

Effects

Power-Up Punch deals damage and raises the user's Attack by one stage.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Power-Up Punch turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Power-Up Punch
Japanese グロウパンチ (Grow Punch)
German Steigerungshieb
French Poing Boost
Italian Crescipugno
Spanish Puño Incremento

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Striking opponents over and over makes the user’s fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Striking opponents over and over makes the user’s fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
Sword​/​Shield Striking opponents over and over makes the user’s fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Power-Up Punch 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.

Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Level 8
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 20
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 1
Grimmsnarl
#861 / Dark · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Power-Up Punch as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Field
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Field
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Human-Like
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Human-Like