Essentials

Crabhammer

Water physical

Generation 1

Summary

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
100; percentile 80.7
Accuracy
90% ≈ 90.0 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
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. User's critical hit rate is one level higher when using this move.

Meta

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

History

Before Black, White
Has 85% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Has a high critical hit ratio.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Hammers with a pincer. Has a high critical-hit ratio.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A large pincer is used to hammer the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is hammered with a large pincer. This move has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is hammered with a large pincer. Critical hits land more easily.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is hammered with a large pincer. Critical hits land more easily.

Foreign Names

Japanese
クラブハンマー (kurabuhanmaa)
Korean
찝게햄머
French
Pince-Masse
German
Krabbhammer
Spanish
Martillazo
Italian
Martellata
Czech
Krabí kladivo

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
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 Crabhammer.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Karate Chop Fighting physical 25 50 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Aeroblast Flying special 5 100 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Cross Chop Fighting physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Leaf Blade Grass physical 15 90 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Psycho Cut Psychic physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Attack Order Bug physical 15 90 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Spacial Rend Dragon special 5 100 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Drill Run Ground physical 10 80 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Shadow Blast Shadow special 80 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
35 41 45 45 41 41 41 Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
42 49 57 57 56 56 56 Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
35 34 38 38 38 Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
39 38 44 44 44 Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
30 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
30 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500
Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
• Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330

6 Pokémon

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