Strong Jaw (Ability)

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Strong Jaw がんじょうあご
Strong Jaw
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Generation VI
The Pokémon's strong jaw gives it tremendous biting power.
Generation VII
The Pokémon's strong jaw boosts the power of its biting moves.

Strong Jaw (Japanese: がんじょうあご Strong Jaw) is an Ability introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it was the signature Ability of Tyrunt and Tyrantrum.


In battle

Strong Jaw increases the power of the Pokémon's biting moves by 50%.

Affected moves

The Ability affects the following moves:

Move Type Cat. Pokémon learned by*
Bite  Dark  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrumYungoosGumshoosBruxish
Crunch  Dark  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrumYungoosGumshoosBruxish
Fire Fang  Fire  Physical TyruntTyrantrum
Hyper Fang  Normal  Physical YungoosGumshoos
Ice Fang  Ice  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrumBruxish
Poison Fang  Poison  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrumBruxish
Psychic Fangs  Psychic  Physical SharpedoBruxish
Thunder Fang  Electric  Physical TyruntTyrantrum

Outside of battle

Strong Jaw has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Strong Jaw

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Sharpedo Sharpedo
Mega Sharpedo
Water Dark Strong Jaw None None
Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon Strong Jaw None Sturdy
Tyrantrum Tyrantrum Rock Dragon Strong Jaw None Rock Head
Yungoos Yungoos Normal Normal Stakeout Strong Jaw Adaptability
Gumshoos Gumshoos Normal Normal Stakeout Strong Jaw Adaptability
Bruxish Bruxish Water Psychic Dazzling Strong Jaw Wonder Skin
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 強壯之顎 Kèuhngjong-jī Ngohk
Mandarin 強壯之顎 / 强壮之颚 Qiángzhuàng-zhī È
France Flag.png French Prognathe
Germany Flag.png German Titankiefer
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferromascella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 옹골찬턱 Onggolchanteok
Russia Flag.png Russian Крепкая Челюсть Krepkaya Chelyust'
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mandíbula Fuerte

Variations of the Ability Mega Launcher
Mega LauncherStrong JawSteelworker

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