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Hammer Arm

Fighting physical

Generation 4

Summary

Lowers user's Speed by one stage.

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
100; percentile 80.9
Accuracy
90% ≈ 90.0 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
100
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage, then lowers the user's Speed by one stage.

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 swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user swings and hits with its strong and heavy fist. It lowers the user’s Speed, however.

Foreign Names

French
Marto-Poing
German
Hammerarm
Italian
Martelpugno
Spanish
Machada
Czech
Kladivová pěst
Japanese
アームハンマー (aamuhanmaa)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Hammer Arm.

Pokémon

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

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

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
42 42 42 42 42 Rhydon Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
105 130 120 45 45 40 485
42 42 42 42 42 Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
49 49 49 47 47 Sudowoodo Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Mineral 70 100 115 30 65 30 410
67 67 67 67 Ursaring Normal Guts
Quick Feet
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
69 69 69 69 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
61 61 67 67 Slaking Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
45 45 45 45 45 Metagross Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
81 81 81 81 Regirock Rock Clear Body
Sturdy
genderless Undiscovered 80 100 200 50 100 50 580
81 81 81 81 Regice Ice Clear Body
Ice Body
genderless Undiscovered 80 50 100 100 200 50 580
81 81 81 81 Registeel Steel Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Undiscovered 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
20 20 20 20 Groudon Ground Drought genderless Undiscovered 100 150 140 100 90 90 670
Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
40 40 40 Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
45 45 45 Gurdurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
45 45 45 Conkeldurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
35 35 35 Standard Darmanitan Fire Sheer Force
Zen Mode
½ male, ½ female Field 105 140 55 30 55 95 480
35 35 35 Darmanitan Zen Darmanitan Fire Psychic Sheer Force
Zen Mode
½ male, ½ female Field 105 30 105 140 105 55 540
50 50 50 Golett Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
60 60 60 Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
79 79 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
79 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
79 79 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
79 Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
79 79 Incarnate Landorus Ground Flying Sand Force
Sheer Force
always male Undiscovered 89 125 90 115 80 101 600
79 Landorus Therian Landorus Ground Flying Intimidate always male Undiscovered 89 145 90 105 80 91 600
Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 88 107 122 74 75 64 530
Diggersby Normal Ground Pickup
Cheek Pouch
Huge Power
½ male, ½ female Field 85 56 77 50 77 78 423
Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495
Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
• • • • • Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
• • • • • Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
• • • • • Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
• Kangaskhan Mega Kangaskhan Normal Parental Bond always female Monster 105 125 100 60 100 100 590
• • • Elekid Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 63 37 65 55 95 360
• • • • • Miltank Normal Thick Fat
Scrappy
Sap Sipper
always female Field 95 80 105 40 70 100 490
• • • • • Slakoth Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 60 35 35 30 280
• • • • Whismur Normal Soundproof
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
64 51 23 51 23 28 240
• • • • • Cranidos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
• • • Darumaka Fire Hustle
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 45 15 45 50 315

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