Branch Poke (move)

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Branch Poke
えだづき Branch Poke
Branch Poke IX.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Jamming  0  

Branch Poke (Japanese: えだづき Branch Poke) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation VIII.

Effect

Branch Poke deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Branch Poke cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
SwShLA
SV
The user attacks the target by poking it with a sharply pointed branch.
BDSP 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
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 4 4
0709 Trevenant GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 1 1
0810 Grookey GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 6 6
0811 Thwackey GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1 1
0812 Rillaboom GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1 1
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 games

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Branch Poke is Trevenant's second move. The user jabs in the designated direction, dealing damage to enemies and decreases their movement speed by 30% for 2s when it hits. At level 7, this move is replaced by either Horn Leech or Pain Split.

In the anime

Goh Grookey Branch Poke.png
Grookey


The user attacks the target by poking it with a sharply pointed branch.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Grookey Grookey hits the opponent with its stick. The target becomes outlined in light green energy when the move makes contact.
Goh's Grookey Out of Their Elements! Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 木枝突刺 Muhkjī Dahtchi
Mandarin 木枝突刺 Mùzhī Túcì / Mùzhī Tūcì
France Flag.png French Tapotige
Germany Flag.png German Zweigstoß
Italy Flag.png Italian Ramostoccata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 가지찌르기 Gaji Jjireugi
Poland Flag.png Polish Rzut Gałązką
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Cutucada com Galho
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Paulada
Spain Flag.png Spanish Punzada Rama


Variations of the move Pound
PhysicalIC HOME.png PoundScratchTackleLeafageBranch Poke
SpecialIC HOME.png GustFairy Wind


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