Essentials

Force Palm

Fighting physical

Generation 4

Summary

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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
60; percentile 34.1
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target paralyzed.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is attacked with a shock wave. It may also leave the target with paralysis.

Foreign Names

German
Kraftwelle
Czech
Použití Síly
French
Forte-Paume
Italian
Palmoforza
Spanish
Palmeo
Japanese
はっけい (hakkei)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Force Palm.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunder Shock Electric special 30 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Lick Ghost physical 30 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Spark Electric physical 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Discharge Electric special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Bolt Strike Electric physical 5 130 85%

Has a 20% chance to paralyze the target.

Nuzzle Electric physical 20 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

Shadow Bolt Shadow special 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
29 29 29 29 Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 130 80 60 60 70 460
28 28 28 28 Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
32 32 32 32 Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
29 29 29 29 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
29 29 29 29 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
29 Medicham Mega Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power ½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 100 85 80 85 100 510
11 11 15 15 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
11 11 15 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
29 29 29 Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
29 29 29 Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 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.
• • • Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305

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