Sacred Sword (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Sacred Sword deals damage, but ignores changes to the target's stats (i.e. Defense and Evasion in this case).

Note this does not include the effects of screens like Reflect as they are different to regular stat boosts.

Changes

In Generation 5, Sacred Sword has 20 PP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sacred Sword turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Sacred Sword
Japanese せいなるつるぎ (Seinaru Tsurugi)
German Sanctoklinge
French Lame Sainte
Italian Spadasolenne
Spanish Espada Santa

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by slicing with its long horns. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by slicing with a long horn. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by slicing with a long horn. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks by slicing with a long horn. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sacred Sword 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.

Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 49
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 49
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 49
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 49
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 48
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 56
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Level 1