Mach Punch (move)

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Mach Punch
マッハパンチ Mach Punch
Mach Punch IX.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  +1
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
The next appeal can be made earlier next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Mach Punch (Japanese: マッハパンチ Mach Punch) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II. Prior to Generation III, it was the signature move of Hitmonchan, but Tyrogue could still inherit it via breeding.

Effect

Mach Punch inflicts damage. It has a priority of +1, so it is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Physical
PP  20
Agile Strong
Power  40  30  50
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  -4  -4  +2
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Raises the user's action speed

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An incredibly fast punch that always lands first.
GSC A fast punch that lands first.
RSEColoXD A punch is thrown at wicked speed to strike first.
FRLG A punch thrown at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user throws a punch at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
SV
The user throws a punch at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
LA The user throws a punch at blinding speed. This also raises the user's action speed.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0066 Machop FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 22
0067 Machoke FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 22
0068 Machamp FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 22
0107 Hitmonchan FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32 20 16 16 16 1, 16 4 4 4
0165 Ledyba BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15 15
0166 Ledian BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15 15
0286 Breloom GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass 23 23 23 23 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo.
0391 Monferno FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 16 Evo.
0392 Infernape FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 1 1 16 1
0428 Lopunny NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like 1
0448 Lucario FightingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 19
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 breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0236 Tyrogue FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0240 Magby FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0532 Timburr FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0921 Pawmi ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
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.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0236 Tyrogue FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Dream World - Rugged Mountain
0533 Gurdurr FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Dream World - Dream Park
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 Mystery Dungeon series

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 8 - 22 - 90% - 2 tiles away Enemy Yes
MDTDS 8 - 22 - 90% - 2 tiles away Enemy Yes
BSL 8 - 22 - 90% - 2 tiles away Enemy Yes
SMD 2 50 18 30 90% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

FightingIC RR.png Mach Punch
Attack power 17.37759
Charge time 0.5 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Mach Punch Rumble Rush.png

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on a target up to two tiles ahead.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on a target up to 2 tiles away.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる 2マスまで とどく
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

Kyle Hitmonchan Mach Punch.png
Hitmonchan
Kenny Breloom Mach Punch.png
Breloom
Flint Monferno Mach Punch.png
Monferno
Ash Infernape Mach Punch.png
Infernape
The user throws a punch at blinding speed.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Breloom Breloom's fist becomes covered in a white orb of energy or glows white. It then punches the opponent.
Multiple wild Breloom A Shroomish Skirmish Debut
Kenny's Breloom Journey to the Unown! None
Hitmonchan Hitmonchan's fist glows light blue as he draws energy into it. He then punches the air, launching a big see-through boxing glove from his fist and at the opponent.
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
Infernape Infernape's fist glows light blue and it punches the opponent, or both of Infernape's fists or whole arms glow light blue and it repeatedly punches the opponent. Sometimes, its eyes flash yellow before it uses the attack.
Allegra's Infernape The Rise of Darkrai None
Ash's Infernape Fighting Ire with Fire! None
Flint's Infernape Flint Sparks the Fire! None
Narissa's Ditto Two in the form of Infernape Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! Used via Transform
Monferno One or both of Monferno's fists glow light blue and it punches the opponent.
A Monferno Angie used briefly Camping It Up! None
Ash's Monferno Evolving Strategies! None
Flint's Monferno Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! None


In the manga

Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Regigigas Major Capture Operation!!


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 音速拳 Yāmchūk Kyùhn
Mandarin 音速拳 Yīnsù Quán *
威力拳 Wēilì Quán *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Hbitá rána
Mach rána (Diamond and Pearl series)
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Machslag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Yliääni-isku* (AG082)
Täysmäjäys* (AG145)
France Flag.png French Mach Punch
Germany Flag.png German Tempohieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Υπερηχητική Γροθιά
India Flag.png Hindi माक मुक्का Mach Mukka
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pukulan Kilat
Pukulan Secepat Kilat
Italy Flag.png Italian Pugnorapido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마하펀치 Mahapeonchi
Poland Flag.png Polish Mach Cios
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Soco Mach (AG082, JN068–present, TCG, manga)
Soco Rápido (DP060DP188, M10)
Mach Soco (AG145)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Golpe Supersónico
Romania Flag.png Romanian Pumnul Mach
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Probijanje zvučnog zida
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Super Golpe (AG145DP060, DP132–present)
Golpe Veloz (DP088)
Spain Flag.png Spain Ultrapuño
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Đục Lỗ Siêu Âm Thanh


Variations of the move Quick Attack
PhysicalIC HOME.png Quick AttackMach PunchBullet Punch
Ice ShardShadow Sneak
SpecialIC HOME.png Vacuum Wave


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