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Knock Off (move)

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Knock Off
はたきおとす Knock Off
Knock Off.png
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  20
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Knock Off (Japanese: はたきおとす Knock Off) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Generation III - IV

Knock Off inflicts damage and removes the target's held item. If Knock Off would trigger an item (such as Focus Band, Focus Sash, or Colbur Berry) after the attack, that item triggers before Knock Off removes it (unless it was already consumed). Once the item has been removed, it cannot be used throughout the battle and switching either Pokémon out will not cause the target to regain its item. Knock Off will not remove an item from Pokémon with the Sticky Hold or Multitype Ability. It also will not remove items from Pokémon behind a substitute. Finally, Knock Off cannot remove Griseous Orb from Giratina (it can still remove Griseous Orb from any other Pokémon).

After the battle, the target will regain the knocked-off item. If an Exp. Share was knocked off, the target will still gain experience as if it was still holding the Exp. Share.

Generation V

Knock Off can now remove items from a Pokémon with Multitype if it is not holding a Plate.

Description

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Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: Colo and XD description.
Games Description
RSE Knocks down the foe’s held item to prevent its use.
FRLG Knocks down the foe’s held item to prevent its use during the battle.
DPPtHGSS The user slaps down the foe’s held item, preventing the item from being used during the battle.
BWB2W2 The user slaps down the target's held item, preventing that item from being used in the battle.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout Grass Poison   27 27 '
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell Grass Poison   27 27 '
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying 21 9 9 '
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal 18 13 13 '
114 Tangela Tangela Grass Grass   36 33 27 '
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying   12 22 10 '
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground   10 10 '
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting 28 19 19 '
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting 29 19 19 '
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost 33 29 29 ''''
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water 26 25 26 26 '''
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark 26 25 26 26 ''''
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost -- -- -- '
354 Banette Banette Ghost Ghost -- -- -- '
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic 15 25 25 '
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic 15 25 25 '
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic 15 25 25 '
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug   23 6 6 5 '''
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark   23 --, 6 --, 6 --, 5 ''''
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal   13 13 '
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass   36 33 27 '
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying   --, 12 --, 12 --, 10 '
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal   -- -- '
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
063 Abra Abra Psychic Psychic MakuhitaHariyamaSableye MakuhitaHariyamaSableye MakuhitaHariyamaSableye
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting     MakuhitaHariyamaSableye
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison   CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water CorphishCrawdaunt CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water CorphishCrawdaunt CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying   GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock   GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying   Farfetch'dCorphishCrawdaunt Farfetch'dCorphishCrawdaunt
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water   CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug CorphishCrawdaunt CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying     Farfetch'dDonphan
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock     CorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying     Farfetch'dCorphishCrawdauntSkorupiDrapion
572 Minccino Minccino Normal Normal     Farfetch'dDonphan
588 Karrablast Karrablast Bug Bug     GligarGliscorSkorupiDrapion
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo Fighting Fighting     Farfetch'dDonphanMakuhitaHariyamaSableye
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying     Farfetch'd
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 Venusaur Venusaur Grass Poison
015 Beedrill Beedrill Bug Poison
025 Pikachu Pikachu Electric Electric
026 Raichu Raichu Electric Electric
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew Ground Ground
028 Sandslash Sandslash Ground Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
046 Paras Paras Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect Bug Grass
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal
063 Abra Abra Psychic Psychic
064 Kadabra Kadabra Psychic Psychic
065 Alakazam Alakazam Psychic Psychic
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 Victreebel Victreebel Grass Poison
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying
084 Doduo Doduo Normal Flying
085 Dodrio Dodrio Normal Flying
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
114 Tangela Tangela Grass Grass
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
123 Scyther Scyther Bug Flying
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying
166 Ledian Ledian Bug Flying
183 Marill Marill Water Water
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Water
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock
214 Heracross Heracross Bug Fighting
215 Sneasel Sneasel Dark Ice
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
275 Shiftry Shiftry Grass Dark
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Normal
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Steel
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost
354 Banette Banette Ghost Ghost
358 Chimecho Chimecho Psychic Psychic
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
402 Kricketune Kricketune Bug Bug
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal
433 Chingling Chingling Psychic Psychic
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting
455 Carnivine Carnivine Grass Grass
461 Weavile Weavile Dark Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
470 Leafeon Leafeon Grass Grass
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
489 Phione Phione Water Water
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
495 Snivy Snivy Grass Grass
496 Servine Servine Grass Grass
497 Serperior Serperior Grass Grass
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water
505 Watchog Watchog Normal Normal
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark
510 Liepard Liepard Dark Dark
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr Fighting Fighting
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr Fighting Fighting
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting
539 Sawk Sawk Fighting Fighting
542 Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass
546 Cottonee Cottonee Grass Grass
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott Grass Grass
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark
556 Maractus Maractus Grass Grass
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting
560 Scrafty Scrafty Dark Fighting
562 Yamask Yamask Ghost Ghost
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus Ghost Ghost
570 Zorua Zorua Dark Dark
571 Zoroark Zoroark Dark Dark
572 Minccino Minccino Normal Normal
573 Cinccino Cinccino Normal Normal
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying
588 Karrablast Karrablast Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice
617 Accelgor Accelgor Bug Bug
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo Fighting Fighting
620 Mienshao Mienshao Fighting Fighting
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
648 Meloetta Meloetta Normal Psychic
648 Meloetta Meloetta Normal Fighting
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

None.png Paul Gliscor Knock Off.png Brawly Hariyama Knock Off.png None.png
Gliscor Hariyama
The user slaps down the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
297 Hariyama Hariyama slaps the opponent with its huge hand.
Brawly's Hariyama Brave the Wave Debut
472 Gliscor One of Gliscor's claws becomes surrounded by black sparks and it slams its claw into the opponent.
Paul's Gliscor Chim - Charred! None

In other generations

Knock Off III.png Knock Off IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 落拳 Luòquán
France Flag.png French Sabotage
Germany Flag.png German Abschlag
Greece Flag.png Greek Τράνταγμα
Italy Flag.png Italian Privazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 탁쳐서떨구기 Takchyeoseo Tteolgugi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Nocaute
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Obijanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Desarme


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