Spirit Break (move)

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Spirit Break
ソウルクラッシュ Soul Crash
Spirit Break VIII.png
Spirit Break VIII 2.png
Type  Fairy
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Spirit Break (Japanese: ソウルクラッシュ Soul Crash) is a damage-dealing Fairy-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is one of the signature moves of Grimmsnarl.


Spirit Break inflicts damage and lowers the target's Special Attack stat by one stage.


Games Description
SwShLA The user attacks the target with so much force that it could break the target's spirit. This also lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
861 Grimmsnarl Grimmsnarl
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like 1, Evo.SwSh
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 4 140 168 100% An opponent Lowers the target's Sp. Atk. by one stat rank.

In the anime

None.png Marnie Grimmsnarl Spirit Break.png None.png None.png
The user attacks the target with so much force that it could break the target's spirit.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
861 Grimmsnarl Rays of pink light come out of Grimmsnarl's torso. He then strikes the opponent with one of his hands.
Marnie's Grimmsnarl JN099 Debut

In other generations

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 靈魂衝擊 Lìhngwàhn Chūnggīk
Mandarin 靈魂衝擊 / 灵魂冲击 Línghún Chōngjí
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Zřícení Duše
France Flag.png French Choc Émotionnel
Germany Flag.png German Seelenbruch
Italy Flag.png Italian Frantumanima
South Korea Flag.png Korean 소울크래시 Soul Crash
Spain Flag.png Spanish Choque Anímico

Variations of the move Mystical Fire
PhysicalIC.png Spirit Break
SpecialIC.png Mystical Fire

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