Jaw Lock (move)

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Jaw Lock
くらいつく Seize with Teeth
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Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
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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Jamming  0  

Jaw Lock (Japanese: くらいつく Seize with Teeth) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Chewtle's evolutionary line.

Effect

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Jaw Lock inflicts damage. It also prevents the user and the target from fleeing or switching out (even if they are allies), unless either of them is already prevented.

Description

Games Description
SwSh This move prevents the user and the target from switching out until either of them faints. The effect goes away if either of the Pokémon leaves the field.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
833 Chewtle Chewtle
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 35
834 Drednaw Drednaw
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 39
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 緊咬不放 Gánngáauh Bātfong
Mandarin 緊咬不放 / 紧咬不放 Jǐnyǎo Bùfàng
France Flag.png French Croque Fort
Germany Flag.png German Fesselbiss
Italy Flag.png Italian Morsostretto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 물고버티기
Spain Flag.png Spanish Presa Maxilar


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