Precipice Blades (move)

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Precipice Blades
だんがいのつるぎ Precipice Blades
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Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  0
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used last.

Precipice Blades (Japanese: だんがいのつるぎ Precipice Blades) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. It is the signature move of Groudon.


Precipice Blades deals damage. It targets all adjacent opponents.

Other effects

Precipice Blades does not exist in the game data of Pokémon X and Y. As a result, a Pokémon knowing Precipice Blades cannot be traded from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to Pokémon X and Y, and if a Pokémon in Pokémon Bank knows the move it cannot be withdrawn in Pokémon X and Y. In order to be transferred to Pokémon X and Y, the Pokémon must forget Precipice Blades.


Games Description
The user attacks opposing Pokémon by manifesting the power of the land in fearsome blades of stone.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
383 Groudon Groudon
GroundIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 45ORAS 45
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

None.png Primal Groudon Precipice Blades.png None.png None.png
Primal Groudon
The user makes incandescent sharp stones spring from the surface.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
383P Groudon Primal Groudon's body glows with the colors of lava, and then makes a series of incandescent sharp stones coated with lava spring from the ground. If the top edge hits an opponent, an explosion is caused.
A wild Groudon Mega Evolution Special III Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 斷崖之劍 Dyuhnngàaih-jī Gim
Mandarin 斷崖之劍 / 断崖之剑 Duànyá-zhī Jiàn
France Flag.png French Lame Pangéenne
Germany Flag.png German Abgrundsklinge
Italy Flag.png Italian Spade Telluriche
South Korea Flag.png Korean 단애의칼 Dan'ae-ui Kal
Portugal Flag.png European Portuguese Lâminas do Precipício
Spain Flag.png Spanish Filo del Abismo


Variations of the move Megahorn
Physical MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades

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