Hyper Fang (move)

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Hyper Fang
ひっさつまえば Certain-kill Fang
Hyper Fang PE.png
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  90%
Priority  0
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Hyper Fang (Japanese: ひっさつまえば Certain-kill Fang) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. Prior to Generation IV, it was one of the signature moves of Rattata and Raticate.

Effect

Hyper Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Hyper Fang gains a 50% power boost when used by a Pokémon with Strong Jaw.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Hyper Fang is programmed into Pokémon Sword and Shield, but cannot be selected in a battle as no available Pokémon can learn it. However, it can be called by Metronome.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Hyper Fang cannot be selected in a battle.

Generation IX

Hyper Fang cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Normal-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of making the target flinch.
GSC An attack that may cause flinching.
RSEColoXD Attacks with sharp fangs. May cause flinching.
FRLG The foe is attacked with sharp fangs. It may make the foe flinch.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user bites hard on the foe with its sharp front fangs. It may also make the target flinch.
BWB2W2 The user bites hard on the target with its sharp front fangs. It may also make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShLA
The user bites hard on the target with its sharp front fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
BDSP
SV
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field 14 13 13 16 16 16 16 21
0019 Rattata
Rattata
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 16 21
0020 Raticate NormalIC Big.png Field Field 14 13 13 16 16 16 16 26
0020 Raticate
Raticate
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 16 26
0399 Bidoof NormalIC Big.png Water 1 Field 21 21 21 17
0400 Bibarel NormalIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 23 23 23 18
0417 Pachirisu ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy 49 49 49
0504 Patrat NormalIC Big.png Field Field 28 28 31
0505 Watchog NormalIC Big.png Field Field 32 32 36
0734 Yungoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field 37
0735 Gumshoos NormalIC Big.png Field Field 43
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Hyper Fang inflicts damage and may flinch the target. This move is affected by Muzzled status condition in the Rescue Team and Explorers series.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
BSL 16 - 13 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 15 99 15 50 85% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 15 99 15 30 85% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 43
Accuracy: 90%
Effect: Has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.
Users: Bibarel
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon GO

GO Normal.png Hyper Fang
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 80
Energy cost 50
Duration 2.5 seconds
Damage window 1.5 - 2 seconds
Hyper Fang GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 80
Energy cost 50
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
RattataRattata (Alolan Form)RaticateRaticate (Alolan Form)BidoofBibarelPatratWatchogYungoosGumshoos
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 35 → 80
    • Energy cost: 33 → 50
    • Duration: 2.1 → 2.5 seconds

Pokémon Rumble Rush

NormalIC RR.png Hyper Fang
★★★★
Attack power 37.42982
Charge time 0.54 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May flinch the foe
Hyper Fang Rumble Rush.png

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Cringe status condition, making its action fail.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで ひるみじょうたいにして わざや こうげきを だせなくする
Conq. The user bites hard on the target with its sharp front fangs. It may also make the target flinch.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Cringe status condition, which makes the enemy unable to attack or use moves.
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy flinch.


In the anime

Rattata Hyper Fang.png
Rattata
Mollie Raticate Hyper Fang.png
Raticate
Officer Jenny Gumshoos Hyper Fang.png
Gumshoos
Totem Raticate Hyper Fang.png
Alolan Raticate
The user bites hard on the foe with its sharp front fangs.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Raticate Raticate shows its teeth and bites down on the opponent. Sometimes the teeth shine before the attack.
A Gentleman's Raticate Battle Aboard the St. Anne Debut
A Schoolboy's Raticate Chikorita's Big Upset None
Mollie's Raticate What I Did For Love! None
Rattata Rattata bites down on the opponent with its large front teeth.
A wild Rattata Hoenn Alone! None
Bibarel Bibarel bites down on the opponent with its large front teeth.
Expert stonecutter's Bibarel Bibarel Gnaws Best! None
Yungoos Yungoos opens its mouth and creates a white aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
An ally Yungoos To Top a Totem! None
Gumshoos Gumshoos opens its mouth and creates a white aura shaped like a set of teeth, which then bites down on the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Gumshoos To Top a Totem! None
Raticate Alolan Raticate opens its mouth and creates a white aura shaped like a pair of fangs, which are fired at the opponent.
Totem Raticate A Team-on-Team Tussle! None
Multiple ally Raticate A Team-on-Team Tussle! None
Rattata Alolan Rattata opens its mouth and creates a white aura shaped like a pair of fangs, which are fired at the opponent.
Multiple ally Rattata A Team-on-Team Tussle! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 必殺門牙 Bītsaat Mùhnngàh
Mandarin 必殺門牙 / 必杀门牙 Bìshā Ményá *
终结门牙 Zhōngjié Ményá *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Tesákový Útok
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hyperhugtand
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Hypertand
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hyperhammas
France Flag.png French Croc de mort
Germany Flag.png German Hyperzahn
Greece Flag.png Greek Σαγόνια Διάτρυσης
Italy Flag.png Italian Iperzanna
South Korea Flag.png Korean 필살앞니 Pilsaramni
Poland Flag.png Polish Hiperkieł
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Hiperpresa
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Hiper čeljust
Spain Flag.png Spanish HipercolmilloVI+
Hip. ColmilloIV
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Hypergaddattack
Thailand Flag.png Thai ฟันหน้ามรณะ
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Nanh Siêu Cấp

References


Variations of the move Hyper Fang
PhysicalIC HOME.png Hyper FangZen Headbutt


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