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Power Trick (move)

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Power Trick
パワートリック Power Trick
Power Trick IV.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Raises the score if the Voltage is low.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Power Trick (Japanese: パワートリック Power Trick) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Power Trick switches the user's Attack stat with its Defense stat, however any boosts or reductions that have been applied to those stats are not switched. The effect of Power Trick may be Baton Passed.

Generation V

Power Trick can now be affected by Snatch.

Learnset

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock 48
307 307 Meditite Fighting Psychic 39
308 308 Medicham Fighting Psychic 42
343 343 Baltoy Ground Psychic 31
344 344 Claydol Ground Psychic 31
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | Abra | colspan="2" style="background:#F85888; text-align:center" | Psychic | style="background: #FFF" | Meditite, Medicham

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | Machop | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Meditite, MedichamHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | Pineco | colspan="2" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | ShuckleHGSS

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | ShuckleHGSS

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation V

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
213 213 Shuckle Bug Rock 43
307 307 Meditite Fighting Psychic 43
308 308 Medicham Fighting Psychic 49
343 343 Baltoy Ground Psychic 31
344 344 Claydol Ground Psychic 31
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | 063 | style="background: #FFF" | Abra | colspan="2" style="background:#F85888; text-align:center" | Psychic | style="background: #FFF" | Meditite, Medicham

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | 066 | style="background: #FFF" | Machop | colspan="2" style="background:#C03028; text-align:center" | Fighting | style="background: #FFF" | Meditite, Medicham

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | 204 | style="background: #FFF" | Pineco | colspan="2" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug | style="background: #FFF" | Shuckle

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Shuckle

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

In the anime

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Shuckle
The user switches its attack stat with its defense stat.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
213 Shuckle Shuckle's body glows multicolored as its attack and defense stats switch.
Conway's Shuckle Working on a Right Move! Debut

Trivia

  • Shuckle is the only non-Psychic-type Pokémon able to learn Power Trick by leveling up.

In other languages

  • Chinese: 能量騙術 Néngliàng Piànshù
  • French: Astuce Force
  • German: Krafttrick
  • Greek: Τέχνασμα Δυνάμεως
  • Italian: Ingannoforza
  • Korean: 파워트릭 Power Trick
  • Spanish: Truco Fuerza
  • Portuguese(brazilian): Sala de Truques
  • Serbian: Moćni Trik
  • Polish: Sztuczka


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