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Mega Punch (move)

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Mega Punch
メガトンパンチ Megaton Punch
Mega Punch V.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A high appealing move.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Mega Punch (Japanese: メガトンパンチ Megaton Punch) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM01 in Generation I. It may be a counterpart to Mega Kick, being the same type and having a similar name.

Effect

Mega Punch deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Normal-type attack move. It is highly accurate and relatively powerful.
GSC A powerful punch thrown very hard.
RSEColo.XD A strong punch thrown with incredible power.
FRLG
DPPtHGSS
The foe is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target.
BWB2W2
XY
The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting 48 38 38 41 46 46
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal 36 25 25 19 25 25
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic 20 20 20 20 10 10
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal       --   '
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost         21 21
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost         21 21
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
074 Geodude Geodude* Rock Ground GeodudeGravelerGolem GeodudeGravelerGolemSudowoodo GeodudeGravelerGolemSudowoodo GeodudeGravelerGolemSudowoodo GeodudeGravelerGolemSudowoodo
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
TM01
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
025 Pikachu Pikachu Electric Electric
026 Raichu Raichu Electric Electric
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
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
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
096 Drowzee Drowzee Psychic Psychic
097 Hypno Hypno Psychic Psychic
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
112 Rhydon Rhydon Rock Ground
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
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
FRLG E XD
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
025 Pikachu Pikachu Electric Electric
026 Raichu Raichu Electric Electric
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
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
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
096 Drowzee Drowzee Psychic Psychic
097 Hypno Hypno Psychic Psychic
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
165 Ledyba Ledyba Bug Flying
166 Ledian Ledian Bug Flying
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric
173 Cleffa Cleffa Normal Normal
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Normal
175 Togepi Togepi Normal Normal
176 Togetic Togetic Normal Flying
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy Electric Electric
181 Ampharos Ampharos Electric Electric
183 Marill Marill Water Water
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Water
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo Rock Rock
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal
210 Granbull Granbull Normal Normal
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
252 Treecko Treecko Grass Grass
253 Grovyle Grovyle Grass Grass
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Steel
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
307 Meditite Meditite Fighting Psychic
308 Medicham Medicham Fighting Psychic
311 Plusle Plusle Electric Electric
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
326 Grumpig Grumpig Psychic Psychic
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal
331 Cacnea Cacnea Grass Grass
332 Cacturne Cacturne Grass Dark
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic Psychic
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

In the main series

Roman Snorlax Mega Punch.png Luke Golett Mega Punch.png Lt Surge Raichu Mega Punch.png James Aggron Mega Punch.png
Snorlax Golett Raichu Aggron
The user's fist glows and hits the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
026 Raichu Raichu punches the opponent. Sometimes, its paw glows white.
Lt. Surge's Raichu Electric Shock Showdown Debut
Kay's Raichu Stage Fight! None
080 Slowbro Slowbro's paw glows purple or white. It then punches the opponent.
Professor Westwood V's Slowbro The Evolution Solution! None
Prima's Slowbro The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
096 Drowzee Drowzee's fist glows white and it punches the opponent.
Butch & Cassidy's Drowzee Pikachu Re-Volts None
143 Snorlax Snorlax's paw glows white and it punches the opponent.
Ash's Snorlax Bound For Trouble None
Roman's Snorlax A Full Course Tag Battle! None
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen punches the opponent with great force.
Gary's Nidoqueen A Tent Situation None
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath punches the opponent with great force.
Andreas's Poliwrath Hook, Line, and Stinker None
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl punches the opponent with great force.
Misty's Poliwhirl Hook, Line, and Stinker None
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan punches the opponent with great force. The punch leaves behind a white trail of energy.
Kiyo's Hitmonchan A Tyrogue Full of Trouble None
Unknown Trainer's Hitmonchan Saved by the Beldum None
074 Geodude Geodude punches the opponent with great force, or Geodude's fist glows white and it punches the opponent.
Brock's Geodude EP250 None
Roxanne's Geodude A Winner by a Nosepass None
294 Loudred Loudred's whole arm glows white and it punches the opponent.
Mitch Mitchum's Loudred Rough, Tough Jigglypuff None
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo's fist becomes surrounded in a white aura and it punches the opponent.
A mirage Mewtwo The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
306 Aggron Aggron's fist becomes surrounded in a white aura. It then punches the opponent.
James's Aggron Grating Spaces! None
622 Golett Golett rushes up to the opponent while holding one of its fists back and strikes it with a powerful punch.
Luke's Golett Club Battle Finale: A Heroes Outcome! None
335 Zangoose Zangoose's fist becomes surrounded in a gray orb of energy. It then punches the opponent.
Weiss's Zangoose Saving Braviary! None

In Pokémon Origins

Red Mega Charizard X Mega Punch PO.png Red Charizard Mega Punch PO.png Giovanni Rhydon Mega Punch PO.png None.png
Mega Charizard X Charizard Rhydon
The user's fist glows and hits the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
006 Charizard Charizard's fist becomes surrounded in yellow-orange flames. It then punches the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 3 - Giovanni Debut
112 Rhydon Rhydon's fist glows light blue. It then punches the opponent.
Giovanni's Rhydon File 3 - Giovanni Debut
006MX Charizard Mega Charizard X's fist becomes surrounded in yellow energy. It then punches the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 4 - Charizard Debut

In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga


In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In other generations

Mega Punch I.png Mega Punch II.png Mega Punch III.png Mega Punch 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)
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 百萬噸拳擊 Bǎiwàn-dùn Quánjí
Denmark Flag.png Danish Megaslag
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Megaslag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Megatälli (original series)
Meganyrkki/Megamäjäys (AG)
France Flag.png French Ultimapoing
Germany Flag.png German Megahieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Μεγαγροθιά
India Flag.png Hindi महा मुक्का Maha Mukka
Italy Flag.png Italian Megapugno
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메가톤펀치 Megaton Punch
Poland Flag.png Polish Megacios
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Mega Soco
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Mega Soco
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Mega Pesnica
Spain Flag.png Spanish Megapuño
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Mega Yumruk


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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