Branch Poke (move)

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Branch Poke
えだづき Branch Poke
SwSh Prerelease Branch Poke.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
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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Appeal  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Branch Poke (Japanese: えだづき Branch Poke) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation VIII. In Generation IX, it is the signature move of Grookey's evolutionary line.

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
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 4SwSh
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 1SwSh
810 Grookey Grookey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 6SwSh 6
811 Thwackey Thwackey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1SwSh 1
812 Rillaboom Rillaboom
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1SwSh 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

None.png Goh Grookey Branch Poke.png None.png None.png
Grookey
The user attacks the target by poking it with a sharply pointed branch.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Grookey 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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 木枝突刺 Muhkjī Dahtchi
Mandarin 木枝突刺 Mùzhī Túcì / Mùzhī Tūcì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Šťouchnutí Větví
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
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cutucada com Galho
Spain Flag.png Spanish Punzada Rama



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


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