さばきのつぶて Judgment Strike
Judgment (Japanese: さばきのつぶて Judgment Strike) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Arceus and, like Arceus, varies in type depending on the Plate held by the user.
By leveling up
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
Judgment is the only move of Arceus.
In the anime
|The user shoots a shower of glowing beams.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Arceus||The wheel on Arceus's body glows brightly, and an orange orb appears on top of Arceus's forehead. It then launches the orb into the sky, which leaves behind orange streaks as it fires. The orb then explodes in the air, releasing multiple pink meteors to come crashing down on the opponent.|
|Arceus (M12)||Arceus and the Jewel of Life||Debut|
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
|The user strikes the opponent with beams of light sent from above.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Arceus||Arceus's body glows brightly, and it releases multiple orbs of energy from it into the air. The orbs then shoot down and crash into the opponent.|
|Archer's Arceus||VS Arceus II||Debut|
In other generations
- Due to the types of both Arceus and Judgment being determined by the Plate held, Judgment always receives STAB when used by Arceus.
- In the English debut of the movie Arceus and the Jewel of Life, Arceus consistently said the word "Justice" whenever using this move.
In other languages
|This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.|