Essentials

Secret Sword

Fighting special

Generation 5

Summary

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

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
85; percentile 68.5
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Damage calculation always uses the target's Defense, regardless of this move's damage class.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user cuts with its long horn. The odd power contained in the horn does physical damage to the target.

Foreign Names

Italian
Spadamistica
Spanish
Sablemístico
German
Mystoschwert
French
Lame Ointe
Japanese
しんぴのつるぎ (shinpinotsurugi)

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Secret Sword.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Psystrike Psychic special 10 100 100%

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

Psyshock Psychic special 10 80 100%

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Secret Sword's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Ordinary Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Keldeo Resolute Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580

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