Close Combat
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
PP  5 (max. 8)
Priority  {{{priority}}}
The user fights the foe up close without guarding itself. It also cuts the user's Defense and Sp.Def.
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user

Close Combat is an offensive Fighting-type move. It inflicts damage, then lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by 1 stage each after use.

Pokémon that learn Close Combat

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
#032 Icon032 Mankey Fighting Unknown 49
#033 Icon033 Primeape Fighting Unknown 59
#034 Icon034 Empirilla Fighting Unknown 59
#067 Icon067 Lunapup Ground Fighting 45
#146 Icon146 Luchabra Poison Fighting 46

Via prior evolution

Pokémon Type Father
#068 Icon068 Herolune Ground Fighting Icon067

By Breeding

Pokémon Type Father
#032 Icon032 Mankey Fighting Unknown Icon067Icon105Icon146
#033 Icon033 Primeape Fighting Unknown
#034 Icon034 Empirilla Fighting Unknown
#105 Icon105 Tikiki Grass Unknown Icon032Icon067Icon146
#106 Icon106 Frikitiki Grass Fire
  • For clarity, only the lowest stage possible of every compatible evolutionary line are listed as fathers.
  • When Ratsy Icon139 is listed as the only father, it means that the move must be acquired via Sketch beforehand.