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Close Combat
(インファイト Infight)
Close Combat VI
Introduced: Generation IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting
Category: Type Physical
Power: 120
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 5 (Max. 8)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
A very appealing move, but aftee using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Close Combat is a Fighting-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Description

Games Description
DPPt The user fights the foe in close without guarding itself. It also cuts the user's Defense and Sp. Def.
HGSS The user fights the foe up close without guarding itself. It also cuts the user's Defense and Sp. Def.
BWB2W2 The user fights the target up close without guarding itself. It also cuts the user's Defense and Sp. Def.
XYORAS The user fights the target up close without guarding itself. This also lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def stats.

Effect

In battle

Close Combat does damage to the target, then lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by 1 stage each. In a Double Battle, Close Combat can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Close Combat can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
IV V VI VII
056 Mankey fighting 49 49 49 TBA
057 Primeape fighting 59 59 59 TBA
106 Hitmonlee fighting 53 57 1, 57 TBA
107 Hitmonchan fighting 56 66 1, 66 TBA
056 Mankey bug/fighting 37 37 (BW)
34 (B2W2)
34 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
TBA
237 Hitmontop fighting 51 55 1, 55 TBA
296 Makuhita fighting 40 40 40 TBA
297 Hariyama fighting 52 52 52 (XY)
46 (ORAS)
TBA
335 Zangoose normal 53 53 (BW)
47 (B2W2)
47 (XY)
50 (ORAS)
TBA
391 Monferno fire/fighting 36 36 36 TBA
392 Infernape fire/fighting 41 36 36 TBA
398 Staraptor normal/flying 34 34 34 TBA
448 Lucario fighting/steel 42 55 1, 55 TBA
475 Gallade psychic/fighting 53 59 1, 59 (XY)
1, 53 (ORAS)
TBA
539 Sawk fighting 49 48 TBA
638 Cobalion steel/fighting 73 1, 73 TBA
639 Terrakion rock/fighting 73 1, 73 TBA
640 Virizion grass/fighting 73 1, 73 TBA
647 Keldeo water/fighting 73 73 TBA
648 Meloetta normal/psychic 78 78 TBA
716 Xerneas fairy 73 1, 73 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Father
IV V VI VII
056 Mankey fighting 056057335
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058 Growlithe fire 056057335
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TBA
066 Machop fighting 106107296
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448
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TBA
127 Pinsir bug 214 214 214 TBA
209 Snubbull fairy 056057335
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TBA
216 Teddiursa normal 056057335
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Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Gallery

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