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ViceGrip (Japanese: はさむ Clamp) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.
ViceGrip inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.
|| A Normal-type attack used only by Pokémon with pincers. The target is gripped and injured.
|| Grips with powerful pincers.
|| Grips the foe with large and powerful pincers.
|| Grips the target with large and powerful pincers.
|| Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
|| The target is gripped and squeezed from both sides to inflict damage.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- Though the English translation of the games normally uses American English spelling, ViceGrip uses the Commonwealth English spelling of the word which is rendered in American English as "vise".
- No Pokémon, besides Smeargle, can gain STAB from this move.
In other languages