Mach Punch (move)

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Mach Punch
マッハパンチ Mach Punch
Mach Punch.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.

Effect

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

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An incredibly fast punch that always lands first.
GSC A fast punch that lands first.
RSEColo.XD 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
SM
The user throws a punch at blinding speed. This move always goes first.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32 20 16 16 16 1, 16
165 Ledyba Ledyba
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15
166 Ledian Ledian
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 17 17 17 15
286 Breloom Breloom
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass 23 23 23 23 1, Evo.
391 Monferno Monferno
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 1, Evo.
392 Infernape Infernape
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 14 14 14 1
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
236 Tyrogue Tyrogue
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
240 Magby Magby
FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
532 Timburr Timburr
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
236 Tyrogue Tyrogue
FightingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Dream World - Rugged Mountain
533 Gurdurr 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.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on a target up to two tiles ahead.

In the anime

Kenny Breloom Mach Punch.png Flint Monferno Mach Punch.png Kyle Hitmonchan Mach Punch.png Flint Infernape Mach Punch.png
Breloom Monferno Hitmonchan Infernape
The user's fist glows and it punches the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan hits the opponent at high speed leaving behind a white energy line, or Hitmonchan first shines light blue as it draws energy into him. He then knocks the air, making a huge see through boxing glove come out and hit the opponent.
Kiyo's Hitmonchan A Tyrogue Full of Trouble Debut
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
286 Breloom Breloom's fist becomes covered in a white orb and it punches the opponent.
Multiple wild Breloom A Shroomish Skirmish None
Kenny's Breloom Journey to the Unown! None
392 Infernape Infernape's fist glow light blue and it punches the opponent, or both of Infernape's fists or whole arm 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
391 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

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Core series games

Mach Punch II.png Mach Punch III.png Mach Punch DP.png Mach Punch PtHGSS.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE DP Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Mach Punch V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Mach Punch Stad2.png Mach Punch Colo.png Mach Punch XD.png Mach Punch PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Mach Punch PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 音速拳 Yāmchūk Kyùhn
Mandarin 音速拳 Yīnsù Quán *
威力拳 Wēilì Quán *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Machslag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Yliääni-isku (Advanced Challenge)
Täysmäjäys (Battle Frontier)
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 Mach Punch
Poland Flag.png Polish Mach Cios
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Soco Rápido
Soco Mach (TCG)
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 (AG145-DP060, 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
Physical Quick AttackMach PunchAqua Jet
Bullet PunchIce ShardShadow SneakAccelerock
Special Vacuum Wave


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