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Brick Break (Japanese: かわらわり Tile Break) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III. It has been TM31 since Generation III.
Generation III and IV
Brick Break removes Light Screen and Reflect and the effects they cause before inflicting damage. It will remove Light Screen and Reflect even if Brick Break misses or targets a Ghost-type Pokémon.
Brick Break no longer removes Light Screen and Reflect if the target is a Ghost type.
Brick Break ignores, not removes, Reflect and Light Screen. This move has a damage rating of ☆☆☆.
|| Destroys barriers such as Reflect and causes damage.*|
Destroys barriers like Light Screen and causes damage.*
|| An attack that also breaks any barrier like Light Screen and Reflect.
|| The user attacks with tough fists, etc. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
|| The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- In a Pokémon Contest, because there is no target Pokémon, Brick Break destroys a small glass wall instead.
- Bonsly and Pupitar can learn Brick Break, despite not having any hands. However, their evolutions do have hands.
- Pinsir is the only non Fighting-type to learn Brick Break by level up.
In other languages