Needle Arm (move)
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| Needle Arm|
ニードルアーム Needle Arm
Needle Arm inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
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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 the anime
|The user attacks by wildly swinging its thorny arms.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Cacnea||One of Cacnea's arms glows white. It then swings its arm and hits the opponent with it.|
|James's Cacnea||A Mudkip Mission||Debut|
|Cacturne||The dark green patches on Cacturne's arms and legs glow white and grow into huge needles.|
|Harley's Cacturne||A Hurdle for Squirtle||None|
|Mime Jr.||The ball on top of Mime Jr's head glows white, and both of its arms glow white as well. It then hits the opponent with one of its arms.|
|James's Mime Jr.||Dawn's Early Night!||Used via Mimic|
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
|The user releases long needles from its arm at the opponent.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Cacturne||Cacturne reaches out one of its arms and releases multiple long needles from its hand, stabbing the opponent with them.|
|Wally's Cacturne||VS. Treecko||Debut|
In other generations
|Generation III||Generation IV|
- If Secret Power is used in tall grass, it will have the animation of Needle Arm.
- All Pokémon that can learn this move are based on a cactus.
In other languages
|Variations of the move Needle Arm|
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