Breaking Swipe (move)

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Breaking Swipe
ワイドブレイカー Wide Breaker
Breaking Swipe IX.png
Breaking Swipe IX 2.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Many Others: Affects all adjacent opponents, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Breaking Swipe (Japanese: ワイドブレイカー Wide Breaker) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It was TM99 in Pokémon Sword and Shield, and is TM222 in Generation IX.

Effect

Breaking Swipe deals damage to all opponents. It lowers the Attack of all targets by one stage.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Breaking Swipe cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
SwShLA
SV
The user swings its tough tail wildly and attacks opposing Pokémon. This also lowers their Attack stats.
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
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 30
0611 Fraxure DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 30
0612 Haxorus DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 30
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon 24 24
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 14
0998 Baxcalibur DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral 1
1005 Roaring Moon DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Rem.
1007 Koraidon FightingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
1009 Walking Wake WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon 24
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.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0004 Charmander FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0005 Charmeleon FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0006 Charizard FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0024 Arbok PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0095 Onix RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0103 Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0147 Dratini DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0148 Dragonair DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0149 Dragonite DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0158 Totodile WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0159 Croconaw WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0160 Feraligatr WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0181 Ampharos ElectricIC Big.png Monster Field
0206 Dunsparce NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0207 Gligar GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0208 Steelix SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0230 Kingdra WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0248 Tyranitar RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0252 Treecko GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0253 Grovyle GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0254 Sceptile GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0330 Flygon GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0334 Altaria DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
0350 Milotic WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0373 Salamence DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0380 Latias DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0381 Latios DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0409 Rampardos RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
0444 Gabite DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0445 Garchomp DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0464 Rhyperior GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0483 Dialga
Dialga
All available forms
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0484 Palkia
Palkia
All available forms
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0487 Giratina
Giratina
All forms
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0497 Serperior GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0552 Krokorok GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0553 Krookodile GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0610 Axew DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0611 Fraxure DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0612 Haxorus DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0635 Hydreigon DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644 Zekrom DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0646 Kyurem
Kyurem
All forms
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0697 Tyrantrum RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0706 Goodra DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0706 Goodra
Goodra
Hisuian Form
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0715 Noivern FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0718 Zygarde
Zygarde
All forms
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0758 Salazzle PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0780 Drampa NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0782 Jangmo-o DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
0783 Hakamo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0784 Kommo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
0800 Necrozma
Necrozma
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0818 Inteleon WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0880 Dracozolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
0886 Drakloak DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
0887 Dragapult DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
0895 Regidrago DragonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0967 Cyclizar DragonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0982 Dudunsparce
Dudunsparce
All forms
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0995 Iron Thorns RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0998 Baxcalibur DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Dragon Mineral
1005 Roaring Moon DragonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1007 Koraidon FightingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1009 Walking Wake WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
1019 Hydrapple GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
1020 Gouging Fire FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1021 Raging Bolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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 Masters EX

Name Category Move gauge cost MP
(uses)
Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag(s) Description Playable sync pair(s)
Breaking Swipe Physical 2 30 36 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Attack by one stat rank. Iris (Alt.) & Hydreigon.
Buddy move
Slashing Breaking Swipe Physical 2 120 144 100% All opponents Activation Condition: When the user uses any move once.

Deactivation Condition: Cannot be deactivated.

Lowers the target's Attack, Defense, and Speed by one stat rank.

Leon (Alt.) & Dragapult

Notes:

  • Stat decreases caused by this move apply to each target hit.
  • Breaking Swipe:
  • Slashing Breaking Swipe:
    • This buddy move was known as B Breaking Swipe prior to version 2.38.0.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Breaking Swipe is a Charged Attack that was made available on February 22, 2023.

GO Dragon.png Breaking Swipe
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 35
Energy cost 33
Duration 0.8 seconds
Damage window 0.27-0.7 seconds
Breaking Swipe GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Attack
Effect chance 50%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
OnixRhydonSteelixSceptileRhyperiorHelioliskRegidrago
By Elite Charged TM
RayquazaHaxorus
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None



Updates

Trainer Battles
  • December 1, 2023
    • Effect chance: 100% → 50%

In the anime

Raihan Duraludon Breaking Swipe.png
Duraludon
Iris Haxorus Breaking Swipe.png
Haxorus
Drasna Altaria Breaking Swipe.png
Altaria
Drasna Mega Altaria Breaking Swipe.png
Mega Altaria
The user swings its tough tail wildly and attacks the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Duraludon Duraludon's tail glows purple, and it hits the opponent with it.
Raihan's Duraludon Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! Debut
Haxorus Haxorus's tail glows purple, and it hits the opponent with it.
Iris's Haxorus Thrash of the Titans! None
Altaria Altaria hits the opponent with its tail, creating a purple flash of energy when the move makes contact.
Drasna's Altaria The Future is Now, Thanks to Strategy! None
Altaria Mega Altaria's tail glows purple, and it hits the opponent with it.
Drasna's Altaria Taking Two For The Team! None


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 廣域破壞 Gwóngwihk Powaaih
Mandarin 廣域破壞 / 广域破坏 Guǎngyù Pòhuài
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Drtivý švih
France Flag.png French Abattage
Germany Flag.png German Breitseite
Italy Flag.png Italian Vastoimpatto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 와이드브레이커 Waideubeureikeo
Poland Flag.png Polish Niszczący Zamach
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Golpe Deslizante (GO)
Impacto Vasto (anime, TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Golpe Impactante
Spain Flag.png Spanish Vasto Impacto

Spin-off series games

Pokémon Masters EX

B Breaking Swipe

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese ワイドブレイカー・斬 Waido Bureikā Zan
Mandarin Chinese 廣域破壞・斬 Guǎngyù Pòhuài Zhǎn
France Flag.png French Abattage S
Germany Flag.png German Breitseite S
Italy Flag.png Italian Vastoimpatto S
South Korea Flag.png Korean 와이드브레이커:참 Waideu Beureikeo: Cham
Spain Flag.png Spanish Vasto Impacto S


Variations of the move Bulldoze
PhysicalIC HOME.png BulldozeBreaking Swipe


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
6162636465666768697071727374757677787980
81828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201
Added in SV 3.0.0
202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216
217218219220221222223224225226227228229


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