Power-Up Punch (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 6

Technical/Hidden Machine

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Power-Up Punch 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.

Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 15
Crabrawler
#739 / Fighting
Level 22
Crabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
Level 22
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Amorphous

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Power-Up Punch in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Furret
#162 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Politoed
#186 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Gen 6 — TM
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Magby
#240 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Regice
#378 / Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Buizel
#418 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Audino
#531 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — TM
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — TM
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Gen 6 — TM