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Dynamic Punch (Japanese: ばくれつパンチ Exploding Punch), formatted as DynamicPunch prior to Pokémon X and Y, is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II. It was TM01 in Generation II.
Dynamic Punch inflicts damage and has a 99.6% chance of confusing the target.
Generation III onwards
Dynamic Punch now always confuses the target.
Dynamic Punch gains a 20% power boost when used by a Pokémon with Iron Fist.
Dynamic Punch can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra two appeal points if either the move Focus Energy or Mind Reader was used in the prior turn.
|| A Fighting-type attack. In-accurate but guaranteed to confuse the opponent if it hits.
|| An attack that always confuses.
|| Powerful and sure to cause confusion, but inaccurate.
|| The foe is punched with the user's full power. It confuses the foe if it hits.
|| The foe is punched with the user's full, concentrated power. It confuses the foe if it hits.
|| The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. It confuses the target if it hits.
| The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. This confuses the target if it hits.
In other games
| Dynamic Punch
| Eligible Pokémon:
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It also leaves the target confused.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It also afflicts the target with a Confused status condition, which makes the target's movements and attacks go astray.
|| てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも こんらんじょうたいにかえる
|| It damages an enemy. It also causes the Confused status condition. The Confused status impairs its sense of direction.
|| It damages an enemy. It also confuses the enemy.*|
It damages an enemy. It also makes the enemy confused.*
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
- In PSs1, Red mentioned that his Poliwrath, Poli, knew Dynamic Punch but the move was never seen used.
In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga
In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games
- Although it does not possess any hands, Wooper can learn Dynamic Punch.
- Dynamic Punch is the only Fighting-type move capable of inflicting confusion.
In other languages