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Superpower (Japanese: ばかぢから Great Power) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III. In Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it was TM49. It is TR39 in Generation VIII. In Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, it was the signature move of the Legendary titans.
Superpower inflicts damage, then lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats by one stage each.
Superpower can be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra six appeal points if either Mind Reader or Lock-On was used in the prior turn.
|| Boosts strength sharply, but lowers abilities.
|| A powerful attack, but it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats.
|| The user attacks the foe with great power. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense.
|| The user attacks the target with great power. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense.
| The user attacks the target with great power. However, this also lowers the user's Attack and Defense stats.
In other games
In Red Rescue Team, Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Superpower is a move with base power of 24, 11PP and 90% accuracy. The user damages enemy in the front, and lowers its own Attack and Defense by one stage each.
| Effect: Lowers the user's Attack and Defense
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.
In Pokémon GO, Superpower is a Charged Attack that has been available since December 11, 2019. In Trainer Battles, Superpower will always lower the user's Attack and Defense by one stage, even if the target uses a Protect Shield.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. However, it also lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one level.
|| Inflicts damage on the target, but it also reduces the user's Attack and Defense by 1 level.
|| てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかし じぶんの こうげき ぼうぎょが １だんかい さがる
|| Attack with tremendous force. The user's Attack and Defense will decrease as a result.
|| It damages an enemy, but it also lowers your Attack and Defense. (The stat changes return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.)
|| It damages an enemy, but it also lowers your Attack and Defense. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games
- Superpower's German name is the same as the name for the Ability Huge Power in German.
- Though it translates to Great Power, the Japanese name of the move can also mean Animal Power, which may explain why it can be learned by several beast-like Pokémon, such as Luxray.
In other languages