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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.

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 biting moves by 50%.

Affected moves

The Ability affects the following moves:

Move Type Cat. Pokémon learned by*
Bite  Dark  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrum
Crunch  Dark  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrum
Fire Fang  Fire  Physical TyruntTyrantrum
Ice Fang  Ice  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrum
Poison Fang  Poison  Physical SharpedoTyruntTyrantrum
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
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Prognathe
Germany Flag.png German Titankiefer
Italy Flag.png Italian Ferromascella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 옹골찬턱 Onggolchanteok
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mandíbula Fuerte

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