Pokémon Scarlet and Violet - New Moves

A breakdown of the new usable Pokemon moves in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, everything you need to know about how to get the move, name, and style.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - All New Moves List

List of New Moves in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet - New Moves

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List of New Pokémon Moves

Below are lists of new moves revealed for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Included in this list are move name, move type, effects, and many other details.

Name Move Type Effects Used by PP
Armor Cannon Fire The user shoots its own armor out as blazing projectiles. This also lowers the user’s Defense and Sp. Defense stats in exchange for that power. Armarouge 5
Bitter Blade Fire The user focuses on the lingering regrets of the fallen into Ceruledge’s swords, allowing it to focus that bitterness into a slashing attack.  The user’s HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target. Ceruledge 10
Shed Tail Normal The user creates a substitute for itself using its own HP before switching places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
The substitute costs half of the user’s life.
Cyclizar 10
Tera Blast Normal When a Pokemon Terastallizes, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat—whichever is higher for the user. Everyone 10
Trailblaze Grass The user attacks suddenly as if leaping out from tall grass. The user’s nimble footwork boosts its Speed stat. Sudowoodo, Scovillain 20
Aqua Cutter Water The user expels pressurized water to cut at the target like a blade. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit. Quaxly 20
Aqua Step Water The user toys with the target and attacks it using light and fluid dance steps. This also boosts the user’s Speed stat. Quaquaval 10
Axe Kick Fighting The user attacks by kicking up into the air and slamming its heel down upon the target. This may also confuse the target. If it misses, the user takes damage instead. Medicham, Lilligant-Hisui, Lokix 10
Chilly Reception Ice The user tells a chillingly bad joke before switching places with a party Pokémon in waiting. This summons a snowstorm lasting five turns. Slowking 10
Collision Course Fighting The user transforms and crashes to the ground, causing a massive prehistoric explosion. This move’s power is boosted more than usual if it’s a super effective hit. Koraidon 5
Comeuppance Dark The user retaliates with much greater force against the opponent that last inflicted damage on it. Houndour, Mabosstiff, Honchkrow, Zorua-Hisui 10
Doodle Normal The user captures the very essence of the target in a sketch. This changes the Abilities of the user and its ally Pokémon to that of the target. Grafaiai 10
Double Shock Electric The user discharges all the electricity from its body to perform a high-damage attack. After using this move, the user will no longer be Electric type. Pawmot 5
Electro Drift Electric The user races forward at ultrafast speeds, piercing its target with futuristic electricity. This move’s power is boosted more than usual if it’s a super effective hit. Miraidon 5
Fillet Away Normal The user sharply boosts its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats by using its own HP. Veluza 10
Flower Trick Grass The user throws a rigged bouquet of flowers at the target. This attack never misses and always lands a critical hit. Meowscarada 10
Gigaton Hammer Steel The user swings its whole body around to attack with its huge hammer. This move can’t be used twice in a row. Tinkaton 5
Glaive Rush Dragon The user throws its entire body into a reckless charge. Attacks from opposing Pokémon during the next turn cannot miss and will inflict double damage. Baxcalibur 5
Hyper Drill Normal The user spins the pointed part of its body at high speed to pierce the target. This attack can hit a target using a move such as Protect or Detect. Dunsparce 5
Ice Spinner Ice The user covers its feet in thin ice and twirls around, slamming into the target. This move’s spinning motion also destroys the terrain. Cetoddle 15
Jet Punch Water The user summons a torrent around its fist and punches at blinding speed. This move always goes first. Palafin 15
Kowtow Cleave Dark The user slashes at the target after kowtowing to make the target let down its guard. This attack never misses. Kingambit 10
Last Respects Ghost The user attacks to avenge its allies. The more defeated allies there are in the user’s party, the greater the move’s power. Houndstone, Basculegion 10
Lumina Crash Psychic The user attacks by unleashing a peculiar light that even affects the mind. This also harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat. Espathra 10
Make It Rain Steel The user attacks by throwing out a mass of coins. This also lowers the user’s Sp. Atk stat. Money is earned after the battle. Gholdengo 5
Mortal Spin Poison The user performs a spin attack that can also eliminate the effects of such moves as Bind, Wrap, and Leech Seed. This also poisons opposing Pokémon. Glimmora 15
Order Up Dragon The user attacks with elegant poise. If the user has a Tatsugiri in its mouth, this move boosts one of the user’s stats based on the Tatsugiri’s form. Dondozo 10
Population Bomb Normal The user’s fellows gather in droves to perform a combo attack that hits the target one to ten times in a row. Tandemaus 10
Pounce Bug The user attacks by pouncing on the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat. Scyther, Dunsparce, Heracross 20
Rage Fist Ghost The user converts its rage into energy to attack. The more times the user has been hit by attacks, the greater the move’s power. Primeape, Annihilape 10
Raging Bull Normal The user performs a tackle like a raging bull. This move’s type depends on the user’s form. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect. Tauros 10
Revival Blessing Normal The user bestows a loving blessing, reviving a party Pokémon that has fainted and restoring half that Pokémon’s max HP. Rabsca, Pawmot ?
Ruination Dark The user summons a ruinous disaster. This cuts the target’s HP in half. Ting-Lu, Chien-Pao, Wo-Chien, Chi-Yu 10
Salt Cure Rock The user salt cures the target, inflicting damage every turn. Steel and Water types are more strongly affected by this move. Naclstack 15
Silk Trap Bug The user spins a silken trap, protecting itself from damage while lowering the Speed stat of any attacker that makes direct contact. Spidops 10
Snowscape Ice The user summons a snowstorm lasting five turns. This boosts the Defense stats of Ice types. Any Pokemon that has Hail move. 10
Spicy Extract Grass The user emits an incredibly spicy extract, sharply boosting the target’s Attack stat and harshly lowering the target’s Defense stat. Scovillain 15
Spin Out Steel The user spins furiously by straining its legs, inflicting damage on the target. This also harshly lowers the user’s Speed stat. Varoom 5
Tidy Up Normal The user tidies up and removes the effects of Spikes, Stealth Rock, Sticky Web, Toxic Spikes, and Substitute. This also boosts the user’s Attack and Speed stats. Maushold 10
Torch Song Fire The user blows out raging flames as if singing a song, scorching the target. This also boosts the user’s Sp. Atk stat. Skeledirge 10
Triple Dive Water The user performs a perfectly timed triple dive, hitting the target with splashes of water three times in a row. Wugtrio 10
Twin Beam Psychic The user shoots mystical beams from its eyes to inflict damage. The target is hit twice in a row. Girafarig 10
Chilling Water Water The user attacks the target by showering it with water that’s so cold it saps the target’s power. This also lowers the target’s Attack stat. ? 20
Blazing Torque Fire ? ? 10

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