Rock Smash
Rock Smash
The user attacks with a punch that can shatter a rock. It may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Move Type FightingFighting
Category PhysicalPhysical
Power points 15 (max. 24)
Power 40
Accuracy 100%
Introduced Second generation

Rock Smash (いわくだき, Rock Smash) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in the second generation. It was TM08 when it was introduced, and became HM06 in the third generation, as its use became essential for completing the game. It lost its HM status in the fifth generation, where it became TM94.


In battle

Outside of battle

Rock Smash is able to destroy cracked rocks.


By leveling up


Super Smash Bros. Brawl

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii, the Pokémon Trainer's Charizard can use Rock Smash as its special side move. In Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, Rock Smash became Charizard's down special.