Sacred Sword (move)

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Sacred Sword
せいなるつるぎ Sacred Sword
Sacred Sword VIII.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience in any kind of contest.

Sacred Sword (Japanese: せいなるつるぎ Sacred Sword) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation V. Prior to Generation VI, it was the signature move of the Swords of Justice.

Effect

Generation V

Sacred Sword inflicts damage, ignoring the target's Defense and evasion stat changes.

Generation VI onward

Sacred Sword's PP was changed from 20 to 15.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Sacred Sword cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user attacks by slicing with its long horns. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShLA
The user attacks by slicing with a long horn. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
BDSP This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 1
638 Cobalion Cobalion
SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 31 49SwSh
639 Terrakion Terrakion
RockIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 31 49SwSh
640 Virizion Virizion
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 42 42 31 49SwSh
647 Keldeo Keldeo
WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 43 43 43 49SwSh
679 Honedge Honedge
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 47 47 48SwSh
680 Doublade Doublade
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 51 51 56SwSh
681 Aegislash Aegislash
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1 1SwSh
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 60SwSh
888 Zacian Zacian
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1SwSh 1
Chien-Pao Chien-Pao
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 60
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 VIII IX
501 Oshawott Oshawott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field USUM
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

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 45
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Unaffected by the target's stat changes
Users: Terrakion
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 3 90 108 100% An opponent Ignores the target's raised stats. Scottie/Bettie & Cobalion (Direct link)

Past description

  • Prior to Unknown Version Past Ver. 2.10.0*: Ignores the target's raised stats when attacking with this move.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Sacred Sword is a Charged Attack that has been available since March 17, 2020.

GO Fighting.png Sacred Sword
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 55
Energy cost 33 33
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 0.5 - 1 seconds
Sacred Sword GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 60
Energy cost 35 35
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
By Elite Charged TM
CobalionTerrakionVirizion
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Sacred Sword is Aegislash's first move. It is obtained by evolving into Doublade at level 5 and upgrading Shadow Sneak into it instead of Shadow Claw. The user thrusts its blade into the ground, creating a triangular zone. This zone erupts with a hidden power, dealing damage to enemies in the area and throws them. Also increases boost count by 1 for each enemy hit (capped at 2 for wilds, 4 for players). At the same time as the eruption, the user slashes forward, dealing additional damage to enemies hit. For a short time after this slash hits, damage dealt by the user ignores 45% of the enemies' Defense. At level 11, this move also increases Attack by 50 for a short time after hitting enemies with the triangle attack.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user attacks by slicing with its long horns. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. The enemy's stat changes in Defense and evasiveness don't affect this attack's damage. (Whether they are boosted or lowered, they don't affect this attack's damage.)
SMD The enemy's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.*
It damages an enemy. The enemy's stat changes in Defense and evasiveness don't affect this attack, regardless of whether the stats were boosted or reduced.*


In the anime

Terrakion Sacred Sword.png Cobalion Sacred Sword.png Virizion Sacred Sword.png Sawyer Aegislash Sacred Sword.png
Terrakion Cobalion Virizion Aegislash
The user slices the foe with a blade.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Virizion Virizion Virizion's body glows green. Then a long, curved horn glowing with a light green aura forms on Virizion's forehead. It then slices the opponent with it.
Virizion (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice Debut
Terrakion Terrakion Terrakion's body glows brown. Then a long, curved horn glowing with a golden aura forms on Terrakion's forehead. It then slices the foe with it.
Terrakion (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
Cobalion Cobalion Cobalion's body glows blue. Then a long, curved horn glowing with a white aura forms from Cobalion's forehead. Cobalion then slices the opponent with it.
Cobalion (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
Aegislash Aegislash Blade Form Aegislash's sword glows light blue and grows bigger. Aegislash then slices the opponent with it.
Sawyer's Aegislash Valuable Experience for All! None
Wikstrom's Aegislash Searching for Chivalry! None


In the manga

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 聖劍 Singgim
Mandarin 聖劍 / 圣剑 Shèngjiàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Heilig zwaard
France Flag.png French Lame Sainte
Germany Flag.png German Sanctoklinge
Italy Flag.png Italian Spadasolenne
South Korea Flag.png Korean 성스러운칼 Seongseureo-un Kal
Poland Flag.png Polish Miecz Potęgi
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Espada Sagrada
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Espada Sagrada
Spain Flag.png Spain Espada SantaVI+
EspadasantaV
Thailand Flag.png Thai ดาบศักดิ์สิทธิ์
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Thánh Kiếm



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