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Anchor Shot (Japanese: アンカーショット Anchor Shot) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature move of Dhelmise.
Anchor Shot inflicts damage and prevents foes from fleeing or switching out as long as the user remains in battle. Wimp Out, Emergency Exit, the Red Card, the Shed Shell, and the Eject Button can bypass this effect.
|The user entangles the target with its anchor chain while attacking. The target becomes unable to flee.
||This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other generations
Core series games
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