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Headlong Rush (Japanese: ぶちかまし Headlong Rush) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Headlong Rush inflicts damage and then lowers the user's defensive stats for three turns.
Headlong Rush inflicts damage and then lowers the user's Defense stat and Special Defense stat by one stage each.
||The user smashes into the target in a full-body tackle. This also lowers the user’s defensive stats.
||The user smashes into the target in a full-body tackle. This also lowers the user’s Defense and Sp. Def stats.
In other generations
- Headlong Rush is tied with Precipice Blades for the highest base power of all Ground-type moves, excluding Z-Moves, Max Moves, and G-Max Moves.
- In Japanese, ぶちかまし Buchikamashi (Headlong Rush) is a sumo term which refers to the frontal collision of the two sumo wrestlers right at the beginning of a match.
- The move's Ground type is likely a pun with the word ちか chika which means "underground" in Japanese.
- This also is likely the reason why this move is affected by the Ability Iron Fist, and why it can be learned by Hariyama.
- In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Charizard's forward smash is also known as Headlong Rush, though Charizard cannot learn the move in core games. This designation has existed since prior to Headlong Rush's introduction as a move in the core games.
In other languages
||突飛猛撲 Dahtfēi Máahngpok
||突飛猛撲 / 突飞猛扑 Tūfēi Měngpū