Essentials

Mach Punch

Fighting physical

Generation 2

Summary

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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
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 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
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 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

A fast punch that lands first.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A punch is thrown at wicked speed to strike first.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A punch thrown at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user throws a punch at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user throws a punch at blinding speed. It is certain to strike first.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user throws a punch at blinding speed. This move always goes first.

Foreign Names

Japanese
マッハパンチ (mahhapanchi)
Korean
마하펀치
French
Mach Punch
German
Tempohieb
Spanish
Ultrapuño
Italian
Pugnorapido
Czech
Hbitá pěst

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
The next appeal can be made earlier next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
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 Mach Punch.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Extreme Speed Normal physical 5 80 100% 2

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vacuum Wave Fighting special 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.

Bullet Punch Steel 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.

Ice Shard Ice physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 2 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.
32 20 16 16 16 Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus
always male Human-Like 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
17 17 17 Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
17 17 17 Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
23 23 23 23 Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 130 80 60 60 70 460
14 14 14 Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
64 78 52 78 52 81 405
14 14 14 Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
76 104 71 104 71 108 534
Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 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.
• • • • • Tyrogue Fighting Guts
Steadfast
Vital Spirit
always male Undiscovered 35 35 35 35 35 35 210
• • • Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
• • Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305

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