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Arm Thrust
Arm Thrust Move Game
(つっぱり Thrust)
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting
Category Type Physical
Power: 15
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Arm Thrust (つっぱり Thrust) is a Fighting-type move introduced in Generation III. It was the signature move of Makuhita and Hariyama until Generation V.


In Battle

The user looses a flurry of open-palmed arm thrusts that hit two to five times in a row on a single turn.


Startles the Pokémon that has the judge's attention.

Super Contests

Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.


By Leveling Up

Pokémon Type Level
214 Heracross Bug/Fighting 1
296 Makuhita Fighting 1 7 7 7
297 Hariyama Fighting 1, 10 10 1, 7 1, 7
499 Pignite Fire/Fighting 17 17
500 Emboar Fire/Fighting 17 17
674 Pancham Fighting 7
675 Pancham Fighting/Dark 7
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Arm Thrust depicted in the anime
Tyson Hariyama Arm Thrust
Tyson's Hariyama using Arm Thrust
Paul Hariyama Arm Thrust
Paul's Hariyama using Arm Thrust
Bianca Emboar Arm Thrust
Bianca's Emboar using Arm Thrust
Serena Pancham Arm Thrust
Serena's Pancham using Arm Thrust

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