Shadow Break (move)

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Shadow Break
ダークブレイク Dark Break
Shadow Break.png
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Type  Shadow
Category  Physical
PP  N/A (max. N/A)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Introduced  Generation III
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Jamming  0  

Shadow Break (Japanese: ダークブレイク Dark Break) is one of several Shadow moves available only in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Like other Shadow Moves, it is forgotten and replaced with another move once the Pokémon is purified.


Shadow Break inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

As Shadow Pokémon cannot be traded, and since Pokémon Contests do not exist in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Shadow Break cannot be used in Contests.


Games Description
XD A shattering ram attack with a shadowy aura.


# Pokémon Type Game
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying
277 Swellow Swellow Normal Flying
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying
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 languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Bélier Noir
Germany Flag.png German Cryptohieb
Italy Flag.png Italian Ombrospinta
Spain Flag.png Spanish Brío Oscuro

Shadow moves
Physical Shadow BlastShadow BlitzShadow BreakShadow EndShadow Rush
Special Shadow BoltShadow ChillShadow Fire
Shadow RaveShadow StormShadow Wave
Status Shadow DownShadow HalfShadow Hold
Shadow MistShadow PanicShadow ShedShadow Sky

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