False Swipe
Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  40 (max. 64)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
  • TM54

False Swipe is a damage-dealing Normal-type move. It is TM54.


False Swipe inflicts damage, but will leave the target with 1 HP if it would otherwise cause it to faint. If the target has 1 HP remaining, False Swipe will hit and leave the target at 1 HP.

If used against a substitute, False Swipe is able to break it and will not leave the substitute with 1 HP.


A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.



# Pokémon Type TM54
010 010MS Harpee Normal Flying
011 011MS Aquilor Normal Flying
012 012MS Warquila Normal Flying
013 013MS Capig Normal Unknown
014 014MS Capabara Normal Unknown
015 015MS Cubzero Ice Unknown
016 016MS Avalynx Ice Unknown
020 020MS Pengliff Ice Unknown
021 021MS Penglacier Ice Rock
024 024MS Koblin Dark Unknown
025 025MS Koberus Dark Fire
026 026MS Kobalt Dark Steel
035 035MS Larvabidae Bug Unknown
036 036MS Caranox Bug Poison
037 037MS Carajoule Bug Electric
038 038MS Caracrust Bug Ground
039 039MS Musburry Normal Grass
040 040MS Musbushel Normal Grass
041 041MS Berratel Dark Unknown
047 047MS Macabra Dark Unknown
055 055MS Pounther Normal Unknown
056 056MS Jaguile Normal Unknown
068 068MS Vectol.2 Poison Unknown
074 074MS Alpint Grass Unknown
075 075MS Forusk Grass Unknown
076 076MS Platypow Fighting Poison
077 077MS Platikhao Fighting Poison
081 081MS Nobunata Normal Unknown
086 086MS Burrowl Ground Unknown
097 097MS Cardinite Fire Flying
098 098MS Chardinal Fire Flying
099 099MS Skurrow Ground Unknown
117 117MS Pueblant Bug Rock
118 118MS Cahokisect Bug Rock
137 137MS Solacari Normal Flying
148 148MS Artifish Normal Unknown
149 149MS Thoraxe Bug Unknown
153 153MS Erycoon Normal Unknown
155 155MS Toxito Bug Poison
156 156MS Sanguito Bug Poison
160 160MS Viipii Normal Unknown
162 162MS Soakoth Water Unknown
164 164MS Macuarrior Fighting Unknown
169 169MS Slatic Electric Unknown
170 170MS Telsion Electric Unknown
171 171MS Chameleohm Electric Unknown
174 174MS Lintle Bug Unknown
175 175MS Silkinder Bug Unknown
176 176MS Paramoth Bug Unknown
177 177MS Parapy Bug Water
178 178MS Mawasite Bug Water
182 182MS Enigmite Bug Unknown
183 183MS Enigmantis Bug Psychic
199 199MS Dilophlora Grass Dark
200 200MS Baboom Electric Dark
204 204MS Carnibal Ice Dark
210 210MS Dracoon Bug Unknown
211 211MS Basilect Bug Dragon
219 219MS Draggar Water Unknown
220 220MS Ragnarow Water Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.