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Superpower (move)

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Superpower
ばかぢから Great Power
Superpower B2W2.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Tough
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
After this move, the user is more easily startled.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Superpower (Japanese: ばかぢから Great Power) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Superpower inflicts damage and then lowers the user's Attack stat and Defense stat by one stat level each.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Boosts strength sharply, but lowers abilities.
FRLG A powerful attack, but it also lowers the user’s Attack and Defense stats.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one level.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks the foe with great power. However, it also lowers the user’s Attack and Defense.
BWB2W2 The user attacks the target with great power. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense.
Conq Attack with tremendous force. The user's Attack and Defense will decrease as a result.
XY The user attacks the target with great power. However, this also lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground   43 58 58 --, 58
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug   52 52 43 43
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water   41 43 48 48
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water   48 51 57 57
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water   58 63 71 71
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy       37 37
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Fairy       42 42
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground       67 --, 67
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock 25 25 25 25
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice 25 25 25 25
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel 25 25 25 25
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic Psychic 30 30 30 30
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal   41 41 41
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water   48 48 48
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal   25   '
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting     49 49
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr Fighting Fighting     57 57
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr Fighting Fighting     57 57
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting     49 48
554 Darumaka Darumaka Fire Fire     39 39
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire     47 47
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice     -- --
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon     55 55
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying     51 --, 51
686 Inkay Inkay Dark Psychic       48
687 Malamar Malamar Dark Psychic       --, 48
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
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug     Pinsir PinsirTrapinch PinsirTrapinch
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy   TotodileCroconawFeraligatrBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrMarillAzumarillBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrMarillAzumarillBidoof
BibarelInkayMalamar
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock     TotodileCroconawFeraligatrDruddigon TotodileCroconawFeraligatrDruddigon
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire       BidoofBibarelDarumakaDarmanitanBeartic
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water   TotodileCroconawFeraligatrBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrMarillAzumarillBidoofBibarel TotodileCroconawFeraligatrMarillAzumarillBidoofBibarelInkayMalamar
387 Turtwig Turtwig Grass Grass   TotodileCroconawFeraligatr TotodileCroconawFeraligatrDruddigon TotodileCroconawFeraligatrDruddigon
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire     BidoofBibarelDarumakaDarmanitanBeartic BidoofBibarelDarumakaDarmanitanBeartic
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
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
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
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
183 Marill Marill Water Water
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Water
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal
210 Granbull Granbull Normal Normal
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon
332 Cacturne Cacturne Grass Dark
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic Psychic
387 Turtwig Turtwig Grass Grass
388 Grotle Grotle Grass Grass
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
405 Luxray Luxray Electric Electric
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow Dark Flying
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water
508 Stoutland Stoutland Normal Normal
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr Fighting Fighting
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr Fighting Fighting
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting
539 Sawk Sawk Fighting Fighting
545 Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison
550 Basculin Basculin Water Water
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark
554 Darumaka Darumaka Fire Fire
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
610 Axew Axew Dragon Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Normal
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
633 Deino Deino Dark Dragon
634 Zweilous Zweilous Dark Dragon
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
638 Cobalion Cobalion Steel Fighting
639 Terrakion Terrakion Rock Fighting
640 Virizion Virizion Grass Fighting
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
647 Keldeo Keldeo Water Fighting
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Special move

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
327 327 Spinda Normal Dream World - Rugged Mountain
359 359 Absol Dark Dream World - Rugged Mountain
449 449 Hippopotas Ground Dream World - Rugged Mountain
545 545 Scolipede Bug Poison Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
246 246 Larvitar Rock Ground Video Game Championships 2012
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Superpower is the only move of Conkeldurr.

In the anime

Darmanitan Superpower.png Khoury Totodile Superpower.png Montgomery Throh Superpower.png None.png
Darmanitan Totodile Throh
The user attacks the target with great power.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
158 Totodile Totodile's body becomes surrounded in a light blue aura. It then picks up a large rock and throws it at the opponent.
Khoury's Totodile A Rivalry to Gible On! Debut
538 Throh Throh flexes its muscles to increase power and its body becomes outlined in a light blue aura. It then grabs the opponent and tosses it in the air. On an opponent that is underground, it slams its fists into the ground which cause the opponent to surface and become surrounded in rubble.
Montgomery's Throh Search for the Clubultimate! None
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan flexes its muscles to increase power and its body becomes outlined in a light blue aura. It then grabs the opponent and tosses it.
Unknown Trainer's Darmanitan Iris and the Rogue Dragonite! None
Davy's Darmanitan Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad! None
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr's body becomes surrounded in a light blue aura. It then strikes the opponent with its concrete pillars.
Unknown Trainer's Conkeldurr XY039 None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Superpower III.png Superpower DPPt.png Superpower HGSS.png Superpower BW.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 DPPt Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY 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

Trivia

  • Superpower's German name is the same as the name for the Ability Huge Power in German.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 蠻力 Mánlì
France Flag.png French Surpuissance
Germany Flag.png German Kraftkoloss
Greece Flag.png Greek Υπερδύναμη
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Superpower
Italy Flag.png Italian Troppoforte
South Korea Flag.png Korean 엄청난힘 Eomcheongnan Him
Poland Flag.png Polish Super Moc
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Força Bruta
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Superpoder
Romania Flag.png Romanian Superputerea
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Supermoć
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Superpoder
Spain Flag.png Spain Fuerza Bruta



Variations of the move Superpower
Physical SuperpowerClose Combat


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