Wicked Blow (move)

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Wicked Blow
あんこくきょうだ Dark Blow
Wicked Blow IX.png
Wicked Blow IX 2.png
Type  Dark
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
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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Appeal  0  
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Jamming  0  

Wicked Blow (Japanese: あんこくきょうだ Dark Blow) is a damage-dealing Dark-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Single Strike Style Urshifu.


Generation VIII

Wicked Blow inflicts damage and will always result in a critical hit unless the target has Battle Armor or Shell Armor.

Wicked Blow has a base power of 80.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Wicked Blow cannot be selected in a battle.

Generation IX

Wicked Blow's base power was reduced to 75.


Games Description
SwShLA The user, having mastered the Dark style, strikes the target with a fierce blow. This attack always results in a critical hit.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
SV The user, having mastered the Dark style, strikes the target with a fierce blow. This move always lands a critical hit.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0892 Urshifu
Single Strike Style
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1, Evo. Evo.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

Quillon Urshifu Wicked Blow 1.png
Quillon Urshifu Wicked Blow 2.png
Single Strike Style Urshifu
The user, having mastered the Dark style, strikes the target with a fierce blow.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Urshifu Single Strike Style Urshifu flexes its arms, becoming surrounded in a dark purple aura for a moment. It then rushes at the opponent and punches it with great force.
Quillon's Urshifu Leaping Toward the Dream! Debut

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other generations

Core series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 暗冥強擊 Ammìhng Kèuhnggīk
Mandarin 暗冥強擊 / 暗冥强击 Ànmíng Qiángjī / Ànmíng Qiángjí
France Flag.png French Poing Obscur
Germany Flag.png German Finstertreffer
Italy Flag.png Italian Pugnotenebra
South Korea Flag.png Korean 암흑강타 Amheuk Gangta
Poland Flag.png Polish Pięść Mroku*
Pięść Ciemności*
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Golpe Vil
Russia Flag.png Russian Злобный Удар Zlobnyy Udar
Spain Flag.png Spanish Golpe Oscuro

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