Essentials

Bullet Punch

Steel physical

Generation 4

Summary

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
40; percentile 16.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
1 (fast)

Flags

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user strikes with a tough punch as fast as a bullet. This move always goes first.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets. This move always goes first.

Foreign Names

German
Patronenhieb
Spanish
Puño Bala
Czech
Výstřelový úder
French
Pisto-Poing
Italian
Pugnoscarica
Japanese
バレットパンチ (barettopanchi)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Bullet Punch.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Mach Punch Fighting physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Extreme Speed Normal physical 5 80 100% 2

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Ice Shard Ice physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Sneak Ghost physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Aqua Jet Water physical 20 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Pokémon

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

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
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.
16 16 16 16 Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus
always male Human-Like 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
32 32 32 32 Metang Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 60 75 100 55 80 50 420
32 32 32 32 Metagross Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • Machop Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
• • • • Tyrogue Fighting Guts
Steadfast
Vital Spirit
always male Undiscovered 35 35 35 35 35 35 210
• • • • Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
• • • • Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
• • • • Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
• • • • Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300

External Links