Unseen Fist (Ability)

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Unseen Fist ふかしのこぶし
Invisible Fist
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Generation VIII
If the Pokémon uses moves that make direct contact, it can attack the target even if the target protects itself.

Unseen Fist (Japanese: ふかしのこぶし Invisible Fist) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Urshifu.


In battle

When using a contact move, Pokémon with Unseen Fist ignore protection moves in effect for their targets, except Max Guard. This applies even if the user is holding Protective Pads.

Affected moves

The table below lists the moves affected by Unseen Fist, as well as the forms of Urshifu that can learn those moves.

Outside of battle

Unseen Fist has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Unseen Fist

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Urshifu Urshifu
Single Strike Style
Fighting Dark Unseen Fist None None
Urshifu Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
Fighting Water Unseen Fist None None
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII or later.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 無形拳 Mòuhyìhng Kyùhn
Mandarin 無形拳 / 无形拳 Wúxíng Quán
France Flag.png French Poing Invisible
Germany Flag.png German Verborgene Faust
Italy Flag.png Italian Pugni Invisibili
South Korea Flag.png Korean 보이지않는주먹 Boijianneun Jumeok
Russia Flag.png Russian Невиданный Кулак Nevidannyy Kulak
Spain Flag.png Spanish Puño Invisible

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