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Acupressure

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Acupressure
つぼをつく Point Strike
Acupressure Move Game.png
General Information
Type: Type Normal.gif
Generation: IV
Battle Data
Category Status
Power: --
Accuracy: --%
PP: 30
Effects: User and Ally
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest data
Super Contests DPPt
Type: Cool
Appeal: 0


Acupressure (Japanese: つぼをつく Point Strike) is a Normal -type status move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

In Battle

Acupressure randomly chooses one of the user's stats (Attack, Defense, Special Attack, Special Defense, Speed, Accuracy, or Evasion) and raises it by two stages. Acupressure fails if the user or target is under the effects of Substitute.

In Double Battles, Acupressure may also raise a randomly selected stat of one of its teammates.

Super Contests

Earn double the score in the next turn.

Contest Spectaculars

Effectiveness varies depending on when it is used.

Description

Version(s) Description
Diamond/ Pearl The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.
Platinum The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.
HeartGold/SoulSilver The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its stats.
T/DS Boosts Attack, Defense, Special Attack or Special Defense by 2 levels, but which gets boosted is random. Affects all team members in the room.
X/Y The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its or its allies' stats.
OR/AS The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its or its allies' stats.
Sun/Moon The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its or its allies' stats.


Learnset

Generation IV

By Level Up

By Level-Up
Pokemon Type Level
Doduo Normal

/Flying

28
Dodrio Normal

/Flying

28
Skorupi Poison

/Bug

17
Drapion Poison

/Dark

17
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding

By Level-Up
Pokemon Type Father
Tentacool Water

/Poison

Skorupi, Drapion
Shuckle Bug

/Rock

Skorupi, Drapion
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding

Generation V

By Level Up

By Level-Up
Pokemon Type Level
Doduo Normal

/Flying

28
Dodrio Normal

/Flying

28
Meditite Fighting

/Psychic

39
Medicham Fighting

/Psychic

42
Skorupi Poison

/Bug

17
Drapion Poison

/Dark

17
Maractus Grass 29
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding

By Level-Up
Pokemon Type Father
Tentacool Water

/Poison

Skorupi, Drapion
Shuckle Bug

/Rock

Skorupi, Drapion
Croagunk Poison

/Fighting

Meditite, Medicham
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding
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