Sacred Sword (move)

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Sacred Sword
せいなるつるぎ Sacred Sword
Sacred Sword.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 stages.

Generation VI onward

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

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
The user attacks by slicing with a long horn. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
638 Cobalion Cobalion
SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 42 42 31
639 Terrakion Terrakion
RockIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 42 42 31
640 Virizion Virizion
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 42 42 31
647 Keldeo Keldeo
WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 43 43 43
679 Honedge Honedge
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 47 47
680 Doublade Doublade
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 51 51
681 Aegislash Aegislash
SteelIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1 1
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 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
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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Table 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.
★★★★
Power = 45 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Unaffected by the target's stat changes
Used by : Terrakion

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.

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 long horn.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
640 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.
A wild Virizion Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice Debut
639 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.
A wild Terrakion Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
638 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.
A wild Cobalion Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
681B Aegislash Aegislash's goes from Shield Form to Blade Form and spins clockwise as it changed form and then its sword glows light blue. The sword then grows a bit bigger and turns blue and then Aegislash slashes the opponent with it.
Sawyer's Aegislash Valuable Experience for All! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Sacred Sword 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

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
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Espada Sagrada
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Espada Sagrada
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Espada Sagrada
Spain Flag.png Spain Espada Santa*
Espadasanta*
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Thánh Kiếm


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