From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Focus Blast (Japanese: きあいだま Fighting Spirit Bullet) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation IV. It was TM52 from Generation IV to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. It is TR64 in Generation VIII.
Focus Blast does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage. It does not affect Pokémon with Bulletproof.
|| The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.*|
The user attacks at full power. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat if it hits.*
| The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
|| The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
| The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
|| Egg Groups
|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
In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Focus Blast is a move with 25 base power, 6 PP and 80% accuracy. The attack travels up to 10 tiles away and hits the first Pokémon it encounters, ally or enemy, possibly lowering their Special Defense by one stage.
In Pokémon GO, Focus Blast is a Charged Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.
- Trainer Battles
|| Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also reduce the target's Special Defense by 1 level.
|| はなれたポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで とくぼうを １だんかいさげる
|| It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also lower its Special Defense.
|| It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It could also lower the enemy's Sp. Def.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
- Focus Blast is the only special Fighting-type move that has an accuracy lower than 100%.
- In the prerelease material of the Japanese versions of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, Focus Blast had a different animation; instead of 'spreading' when it touched the opponent, it disintegrated.
- Focus Blast is the only special variant of Blizzard that was not lowered to 110 power in Generation VI.
- In an early trailer of Pokémon X and Y, Focus Blast's animation had a red background. In the final version, the background is blue.
- This move originated as an attack in the TCG.
In other languages