Final Gambit (move)

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Final Gambit
いのちがけ Life Risk
Final Gambit VIII.png
Final Gambit VIII 2.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  8 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A move of huge appeal, but using it prevents the user from taking further contest moves.

Final Gambit (Japanese: いのちがけ Life Risk) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation V.

Effect

Final Gambit causes the user to faint, and the target receives damage equal to the user's remaining HP before using Final Gambit.

If Final Gambit doesn't hit the opponent due to missing, type immunity, or protection, then Final Gambit will fail, and the user will not faint.

The move's side effect is not considered as inflicting damage to the user, and so if the user is holding a Focus Band, Focus Sash, or has Sturdy, it will not activate and the user will still faint. However, the move inflicts damage to the target, and so the target's Focus Band, Focus Sash, Sturdy, and/or Endure can still trigger if applicable, so that the target will be left with 1 HP.

If the user of a Final Gambit were to faint on the same turn as the victim, then the user faints before the victim takes damage. This means that the user's team loses the battle if both teams had their final Pokémon sent out.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to its HP.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
056 Mankey Mankey
FightingIC Big.png Field Field 53 53 50 50BDSP
057 Primeape Primeape
FightingIC Big.png Field Field 63 1, 63 1, 57 1, 57BDSP
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field 60
396 Starly Starly
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 41 41 41 41BDSP
397 Staravia Staravia
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 48 48 48 48BDSP
398 Staraptor Staraptor
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 57 57 57 57BDSP
447 Riolu Riolu
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 55 50 50 52SwShBDSP
448 Lucario Lucario
FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 1SwShBDSP
494 Victini Victini
PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 81 81 81 91
550 Basculin Basculin
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2 51 50 38 40
616 Shelmet Shelmet
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 56 56 56 48
617 Accelgor Accelgor
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 56 1, 56 1, 56 48
865 Sirfetch'd Sirfetch'd
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field 60
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
019 Rattata Rattata
NormalIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
019 Rattata Rattata
Alolan Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
050 Diglett Diglett
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
050 Diglett Diglett
Alolan Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field USUM
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
290 Nincada Nincada
BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC Big.png Field Field BDSP
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon BDSP
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

Description

Games Description
MDGtI
SMD
It lowers your HP to 1, and damages an enemy equal to your reduced HP.
MDRTDX It lowers your HP to 1 and damages an enemy by an amount equal to your reduced HP.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 搏命Bokmihng
Mandarin 搏命 Bómìng
France Flag.png French Tout ou Rien
Germany Flag.png German Wagemut
Italy Flag.png Italian Azzardo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 목숨걸기 Moksum Geolgi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Gambito Final
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sacrificio



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