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False Swipe
Battles
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
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • TM54

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

Effect

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.

Description

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

Learnset

By TM

# Pokémon Type TM54
028 028MS Terratetra Normal Rock
029 029MS Gigaard Normal Rock
036 036MS Caranox Bug Dark
041 041MS Berratel Dark Unknown
043 043MS Montegrew Grass Unknown
047 047MS Macabra Dark Unknown
068 068MS Vectol.2 Poison Unknown
086 086MS Burrowl Ground Unknown
089 089MS Crawglock Water Steel
095 095MS Sedirrot Rock Flying
096 096MS Condesa Rock Flying
099 099MS Skurrow Ground Unknown
149 149MS Thoraxe Bug Unknown
160 160MS Viipii Normal Unknown
161 161MS Chilloth Water Unknown
162 162MS Soakoth Water Unknown
164 164MS Macuarrior Fighting Unknown
176 176MS Paramoth Bug Unknown
182 182MS Enigmite Bug Unknown
183 183MS Enigmantis Bug Psychic
198 198MS Ornitherb Grass Unknown
199 199MS Dilophlora Grass Dark
204 204MS Carnibal Ice Dark
211 211MS Basilect Bug Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
101102103
HMs
010203040506