Final Gambit (move)

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Final Gambit
いのちがけ Life Risk
Final Gambit.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Final Gambit (Japanese: いのちがけ Life Risk) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation V.


Final Gambit causes the user to faint, and the target receives damage equal to however much HP the user had before executing the move.

If Final Gambit doesn't hit the opponent due to missing, type immunity or Protect, then Final Gambit will fail and the user will not faint. Using this move will not activate the user's Focus Band, Focus Sash or Sturdy, and therefore, the Pokémon still faints regardless of whether the item is held or not. However, Final Gambit can trigger Focus Band, Focus Sash, and Sturdy if any are possessed by the target, and the target's Endure will prevent them from fainting.


Games Description
The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting 53 '
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting 63 '
396 Starly Starly Normal Flying 41 '
397 Staravia Staravia Normal Flying 48 '
398 Staraptor Staraptor Normal Flying 57 '
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting 55 '
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire 81 '
550 Basculin Basculin Water Water 51 '
616 Shelmet Shelmet Bug Bug 56 '
617 Accelgor Accelgor Bug Bug 56 '
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
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal MankeyPrimeapeLucario
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground MankeyPrimeapeLucario
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock ShelmetAccelgor
290 Nincada Nincada Bug Ground ShelmetAccelgor
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal MankeyPrimeapeLucario
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison MankeyPrimeapeLucario
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 languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Tout ou Rien
Germany Flag.png German Wagemut
Italy Flag.png Italian Azzardo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 목숨걸기 Moksoom Gulgi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sacrificio

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