Essentials

Arm Thrust

Fighting physical

Generation 3

Summary

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 2
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 2
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 2
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
15; percentile 1.7
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Hits 2–5 times in one turn.

Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Straight-arm punches that strike the foe 2 to 5 times.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A quick flurry of straight-arm punches that hit two to five times.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user looses a flurry of open-palmed arm thrusts that hit two to five times in a row.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user looses a flurry of open-palmed arm thrusts that hit two to five times in a row.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user lets loose a flurry of open-palmed arm thrusts that hit two to five times in a row.

Foreign Names

Italian
Sberletese
Spanish
Empujón
Czech
Úder paží
German
Armstoß
French
Cogne
Japanese
つっぱり (tsuppari)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that has the judge's attention.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Arm Thrust.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Double Slap Normal physical 10 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Comet Punch Normal physical 15 18 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Attack Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Spike Cannon Normal physical 15 20 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Barrage Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bone Rush Ground physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Icicle Spear Ice physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Rock Blast Rock physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Tail Slap Normal physical 10 25 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Water Shuriken Water physical 20 15 100% 1

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pokémon

Fighting Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Arm Thrust's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Heracross Bug Fighting Swarm
Guts
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 125 75 40 95 85 500
Heracross Mega Heracross Bug Fighting Skill Link ½ male, ½ female Bug 80 185 115 40 105 75 600
10 7 7 7 Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
17 17 Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 90 93 55 70 55 55 418
17 17 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
7 Pancham Fighting Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
67 82 62 46 48 43 348
7 Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495

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