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.