Sky Uppercut (move)

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Sky Uppercut
スカイアッパー Sky Upper
Sky Uppercut VII.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  85
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Sky Uppercut (Japanese: スカイアッパー Sky Upper) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Generation III to VII

Sky Uppercut deals damage and can hit Pokémon during the semi-invulnerable turns of Fly, Bounce, and Sky Drop.

Sky Uppercut can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 2 bonus appeal points if Focus Energy was used in the previous turn.

Generation VIII onwards

Sky Uppercut cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
RSEColoXD An uppercut thrown as if leaping into the sky.
FRLG The user attacks with an uppercut thrown skywards with force.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user attacks the target with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
SwShBDSPLA
SV
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
0107 Hitmonchan FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 32 36 41 41 41
0207 Gligar GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 45B2W2 45 45
0256 Combusken FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 50 50 50 50XY
53ORAS
53
0257 Blaziken FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 59 59 59 59XY
57ORAS
57
0286 Breloom GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass 36 33 33 33XY
39ORAS
39
0472 Gliscor GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 45B2W2 45 45
0674 Pancham FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like 48 48
0675 Pangoro FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 52 52
0783 Hakamo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 1, Evo.
0784 Kommo-o DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0427 Buneary NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0447 Riolu FightingIC Big.png Field 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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Sky Uppercut inflicts damage, including to enemies in the air due to moves such as Fly or Bounce.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 16 - 12 - 90% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 16 - 12 - 90% - Front Enemy No
BSL 16 - 12 - 90% - Front Enemy No
SMD 18 99 15 30 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Rumble Rush

FightingIC RR.png Sky Uppercut
★★★★
Attack power 25.15877
Charge time 0.7 seconds
Range type Dash
Number of hits 2
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Sky Uppercut Rumble Rush.png

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It hits even a Pokémon that is either flying or bouncing.
MDTD Inflicts damage on the target. It will inflict double damage on a Flying or Bouncing target.
MDS Inflicts damage on the target. It can hit Flying or Bouncing targets.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる そらをとぶじょうたいと とびはねじょうたいの てきポケモンにも あたる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It can hit an enemy in the air using Fly and the like.
MDRTDX It damages an enemy. It can hit an enemy that's in the air from using Fly and the like.


In the anime

May Combusken Sky Uppercut.png
Combusken
Kyle Hitmonchan Sky Uppercut.png
Hitmonchan
May Blaziken Sky Uppercut.png
Blaziken
Breloom Sky Uppercut.png
Breloom
The user attacks the foe with an uppercut thrown skyward with force.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Combusken Combusken's claws glow light blue. It then uppercuts the opponent, leaving a white trail behind its claws.
May's Combusken A Shroomish Skirmish Debut
Breloom One of Breloom's claws glow light blue, and it uppercuts the opponent.
Fighting Dojo's Breloom Pasta La Vista! None
A wild Breloom A Windswept Encounter! None
Hitmonchan Hitmonchan's fist glows light blue and he uppercuts the opponent, leaving a light blue trail behind his fist.
Kyle Hamm's Hitmonchan Pasta La Vista! None
Blaziken Both of Blaziken's fists glow light blue and Blaziken uppercuts the opponent. If Blaziken misses, it uppercuts the opponent with the other fist as well.
May's Blaziken Once More With Reeling! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 衝天拳 Chūngtīn Kyùhn *
上天拳 Séuhngtīn Kyùhn *
Mandarin 衝天拳 / 冲天拳 Chōngtiān Quán *
上天拳 Shàngtiān Quán *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Luchtkaakslag
Finland Flag.png Finnish Taivasisku
Taivashyökkäys
France Flag.png French Stratopercut
Germany Flag.png German Himmelhieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Ουράνιο Κόψιμο Ovránio Kópsimo
Italy Flag.png Italian Stramontante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스카이어퍼 Seukai-eo-peoIX+
스카이업퍼 Seukai-eop-peoIVVIII
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Direto Celeste (Guardians Rising–present, manga)
Upper-cut Celeste (UndauntedFurious Fists)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Gancho Voador
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Nebeski aperkat
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Gancho Hacia Arriba (AG082)
Arañazo Elevado (AG090)
Rasguño Hacia Arriba (AG091)
Corte Elevado (AG116)
Spain Flag.png Spain Gancho Alto
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Thượng Thiên Quyền


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