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Storm Throw (move)

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Storm Throw
やまあらし Mountain Storm
Storm Throw V.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience in any kind of contest.

Storm Throw (Japanese: やまあらし Mountain Storm) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation V. Prior to Black 2 and White 2, it was the signature move of Throh.


Generation V

Storm Throw inflicts damage and will always result in a critical hit unless the target has Battle Armor, Shell Armor, or is under the effects of Lucky Chant.

Generation VI

Storm Throw's power changed from 40 to 60.


Games Description
The user strikes the target with a fierce blow. This attack always results in a critical hit.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug   33 33
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting 25 25
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
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting   Throh
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 manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


  • All Pokemon capable of learning Storm Throw are capable of having the Ability Mold Breaker, which will negate the protection from critical hits normally provided by Battle Armor and Shell Armor. This makes Lucky Chant the only guaranteed way to prevent Storm Throw from getting a critical hit.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Yama Arashi
Germany Flag.png German Bergsturm
Italy Flag.png Italian Tempestretta
South Korea Flag.png Korean 업어후리기 Ubua Hoorigi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Arremesso Tempestuoso
Spain Flag.png Spanish Llave Corsé

Variations of the move Storm Throw
Physical Storm Throw
Special Frost Breath

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