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Mat Block
(たたみがえし Tatami Flip)
Generation: VI
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting
Category Type Status
Power: 0
Accuracy: 0
PP: 15
Affects: User
Secondary Effect:
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Mat Block is a Fighting-type move introduced in Generation VI. Prior to Generation VII, it was the signature move of Greninja.


Games Description
Using a pulled-up mat as a shield, the user protects itself and its allies from damaging moves. This does not stop status moves.


It protects the user and its ally from all the damaging moves. However, it can't protect them from status moves.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
538 Throh fighting 1
658 Greninja water/dark 1 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.