Rock Smash (move)
|PP||15 (max. 24)|
Black 2/White 2
Rock Smash deals damage and has a 50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.
- In Generations 1-3, Rock Smash has 20 base power.
Outside of battle
Rock Smash breaks certain rocks that may be in your path. Smashing rocks may uncover wild Pokémon or items. Breakable rocks appear in Generations 2-4 and Generation 6. Only rocks in Johto/Hoenn reveal Pokémon/items when smashed.
Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.
|An attack that may lower DEFENSE.|
|A rock-crushing attack that may lower DEFENSE.|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||An attack that may also cut DEFENSE. It can also smash cracked boulders.|
|The user slugs the foe with a shattering punch. It can also smash cracked boulders.|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||The user hits with a punch that may lower the target’s Defense. It can also smash cracked boulders.|
Black 2/White 2
|The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock. It may also lower the target’s Defense stat.|
|The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat. This move can also shatter rocks in the field.|
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
|The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.|
|Sword/Shield||The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.|
|B.Diamond/S.Pearl||The user attacks with a punch that may lower the target’s Defense stat. It’s also one of the Pokétch’s hidden moves.|
Learnt by level up
These Pokémon learn Rock Smash 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.
Learnt by breeding
These Pokémon can learn Rock Smash as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.