Vise Grip (move)

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Vise Grip
はさむ Squeeze
Vise Grip IX.png
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  55
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Vise Grip (Japanese: はさむ Squeeze), spelled ViceGrip from Generations I to V and Vice Grip from Generations VI to VII, is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Vise Grip inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Vise Grip can be used as the first move of a Pokémon Contest combination, causing Bind and Guillotine to score double the normal appeal if used in the next turn.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Normal-type attack used only by Pokémon with pincers. The target is gripped and injured.
GSC Grips with powerful pincers.
RSE Grips the foe with large and powerful pincers.
ColoXD Grips the target with large and powerful pincers.
FRLG
DPPtHGSSPBR
Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
SV
The target is gripped and squeezed from both sides to inflict damage.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0098 Krabby WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 20 12 12 5 5 5 5 5
0099 Kingler WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 1, 20 1, 12 1, 12 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5
0127 Pinsir BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy 21 21 21 21XY
17ORAS
17
0341 Corphish WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 10 10 10 10XY
7ORAS
7
0342 Crawdaunt WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10XY
1, 7ORAS
1, 7
0599 Klink SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1
0600 Klang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1
0601 Klinklang SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 1 1 1 1
0632 Durant BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 4
0692 Clauncher WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 9 9 5 5
0693 Clawitzer WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 9 1, 9 1 1
0736 Grubbin BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 1 1 1
0737 Charjabug BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 Rem.
0739 Crabrawler FightingIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 1
0895 Regidrago DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1
0950 Klawf RockIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 1
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

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 6 - 22 - 90% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 6 - 22 - 90% - Front Enemy No
BSL 6 - 22 - 90% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 7 99 20 99 95% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 7 99 20 99 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon GO

GO Normal.png Vise Grip
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 35
Energy cost 33
Duration 1.9 seconds
Damage window 1.1 - 1.5 seconds
Vise Grip GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 40
Energy cost 40
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
KrabbyKinglerPinsirMawileCorphishCrawdauntKlinkKlangGrubbin
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 15 → 25
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 25 → 35
    • Energy cost: 20 → 33
    • Duration: 2.1 → 1.9 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.85 - 2.1 → 1.1 - 1.5 seconds

Pokémon Rumble Rush

NormalIC RR.png Vise Grip
★★★
Attack power 21.58998
Charge time 0.78 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 2
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Vise Grip Rumble Rush.png

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Ash Krabby ViceGrip.png
Krabby
Ash Kingler ViceGrip.png
Kingler
Ash Corphish ViceGrip.png
Corphish
Rodman Clauncher Vice Grip.png
Clauncher
Huge, impressive pincers grip and squeeze the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Pinsir Pinsir grabs the opponent with the horns on its head.
Samurai's Pinsir Challenge of the Samurai Debut
Howie's Pinsir The Ole' Berate and Switch! None
Krabby Krabby pinches the opponent with one or both of its claws.
A wild Krabby The Evolution Solution None
Ash's Krabby Round One - Begin! None
Kingler Kingler pinches the opponent with one or both of its claws.
Ash's Kingler Round One - Begin! None
Corphish Corphish pinches the opponent with one or both of its claws.
A wild Corphish Which Wurmple's Which? None
Ash's Corphish Seeing is Believing! None
Crawdaunt Crawdaunt slams one of its claws into the opponent.
Mr. Saridakis's Crawdaunt On Olden Pond None
Clauncher Clauncher pinches the opponent with one of its claws.
Rodman's Clauncher Going for the Gold! None


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 夾住 Gaapjyuh *
剪斷 Jíndyuhn *
鉗住 Kìhmjyuh *
Mandarin 夾住 / 夹住 Jiāzhù *
剪斷 Jiǎnduàn *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Pevné sevření
Denmark Flag.png Danish Skruestik
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Handgreep
Finland Flag.png Finnish Kuristusote*
France Flag.png European French Force Poigne
Germany Flag.png German Klammer
Greece Flag.png Greek Λαβή Σφιγκτήρας
India Flag.png Hindi दमदार शिकंजा Damdaar Shikanja
Italy Flag.png Italian Presa
South Korea Flag.png Korean 찝기 Jjipgi
Poland Flag.png Polish Atak Kleszczami*
Atak Szczypcami*
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Agarramento Compressor (GO*, Sword & Shield–present)
Agarramento Viciado (GO*, Noble VictoriesUnbroken Bonds, manga)
Vice-Agarrar (anime)
Aperto com Garra (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Garra Tenaz (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Stega
Spain Flag.png Spanish Agarre
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Kloattack
Thailand Flag.png Thai หนีบ
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kıskaç Kolu
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Kẹp

References


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