Machamp

Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Superpower Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 068
Type Fighting
Species Superpower Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 286.6 lbs (130.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Guts
2. No Guard
Steadfast (hidden ability)
Local № 068 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
142 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
075 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
068 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
042 (Diamond/Pearl)
042 (Platinum)
144 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
059 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
077 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
097 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
119 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 227
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 130
238 394
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 55
103 229
Total 505 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Machamp.

Evolution chart

(Level 28) (Trade)

Machamp changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Using its heavy muscles, it throws powerful punches that can send the victim clear over the horizon.
Yellow One arm alone can move mountains. Using all four arms, this POKéMON fires off awesome punches.
Gold It quickly swings its four arms to rock its opponents with ceaseless punches and chops from all angles.
Silver It uses its four powerful arms to pin the limbs of its foe, then throws the victim over the horizon.
Crystal With four arms that react more quickly than it can think, it can execute many punches at once.
Ruby MACHAMP has the power to hurl anything aside. However, trying to do any work requiring care and dexterity causes its arms to get tangled. This POKéMON tends to leap into action before it thinks.
Sapphire MACHAMP is known as the POKéMON that has mastered every kind of martial arts. If it grabs hold of the foe with its four arms, the battle is all but over. The hapless foe is thrown far over the horizon.
FireRed Its four ruggedly developed arms can launch a flurry of 1,000 punches in just two seconds.
LeafGreen Its superpowerful punches are said to knock the victim flying clear over the horizon.
Emerald It is impossible to defend against punches and chops doled out by its four arms. Its fighting spirit flares up when it faces a tough opponent.
Diamond It punches with its four arms at blinding speed. It can launch 1,000 punches in two seconds.
Pearl It can knock a train flying with a punch. However, it is terrible at delicate work using its fingers.
Platinum Its four muscled arms slam foes with powerful punches and chops at blinding speed.
HeartGold It quickly swings its four arms to rock its opponents with ceaseless punches and chops from all angles.
SoulSilver It uses its four powerful arms to pin the limbs of its foe, then throws the victim over the horizon.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its four muscled arms slam foes with powerful punches and chops at blinding speed.
X Its four ruggedly developed arms can launch a flurry of 1,000 punches in just two seconds.
Y It uses its four powerful arms to pin the limbs of its foe, then throws the victim over the horizon.
Omega Ruby Machamp has the power to hurl anything aside. However, trying to do any work requiring care and dexterity causes its arms to get tangled. This Pokémon tends to leap into action before it thinks.
Alpha Sapphire Machamp is known as the Pokémon that has mastered every kind of martial arts. If it grabs hold of the foe with its four arms, the battle is all but over. The hapless foe is thrown far over the horizon.
Sun It unleashes megaton-level punches that send opponents flying clear over the horizon.
Moon It can lift heavy loads with the greatest of ease. It can even heft dump trucks. But its clumsy fingers prevent it from doing any precision work.
Ultra Sun It grasps its opponents with its four arms and twists them up in an intricate hold. People call it “the Machamp special.”
Ultra Moon With four arms, it can attack and defend simultaneously. It’s said to have mastered every martial art in the world.

Moves learned by Machamp

Moves learnt by level up

Machamp learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Karate ChopFighting 50 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1StrengthNormal 80 100
1Wide GuardRock
3Focus EnergyNormal
7Karate ChopFighting 50 100
9ForesightNormal
13Low SweepFighting 65 100
15Seismic TossFighting 100
19RevengeFighting 60 100
21Knock OffDark 65 100
25Vital ThrowFighting 70
27Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100
33Dual ChopDragon 40 90
37SubmissionFighting 80 80
43Bulk UpFighting
47Cross ChopFighting 100 80
53Scary FaceNormal 100
57Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50

Moves learnt on evolution

Machamp learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
StrengthNormal 80 100

Egg moves

Machamp learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Machamp egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Machamp can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Machamp is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Machamp can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Machamp learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Karate ChopFighting 50 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1StrengthNormal 80 100
1Wide GuardRock
3Focus EnergyNormal
7Karate ChopFighting 50 100
9ForesightNormal
13Low SweepFighting 65 100
15Seismic TossFighting 100
19RevengeFighting 60 100
21Knock OffDark 65 100
25Vital ThrowFighting 70
27Wake-Up SlapFighting 70 100
33Dual ChopDragon 40 90
37SubmissionFighting 80 80
43Bulk UpFighting
47Cross ChopFighting 100 80
53Scary FaceNormal 100
57Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50

Moves learnt on evolution

Machamp learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
StrengthNormal 80 100

Egg moves

Machamp learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Machamp egg moves page.

Moves learnt by TM

Machamp is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Machamp can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Machamp sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Machamp  sprite from Red & Blue Machamp  sprite from Silver Machamp  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Machamp  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Machamp  sprite from Black & White Machamp  sprite from X & Y Machamp  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Machamp Shiny sprite from Silver Machamp Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Machamp Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Machamp Shiny sprite from Black & White Machamp Shiny sprite from X & Y Machamp Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Machamp

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Machop/Machoke
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Machop/Machoke
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Evolve Machop/Machoke
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Machop/Machoke
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Machop/Machoke
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Machop/Machoke
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Machop/Machoke

Other languages

English Machamp
Japanese カイリキー (Kairiky)
German Machomei
French Mackogneur

Name origin

macho
strong, muscular
champ
A winner