Iron Fist is a Pokémon ability introduced in the fourth generation that improves punching moves. Prior to Generation V, it was the signature ability of Hitmonchan.


Iron Fist increases the base power of punching moves by 20%


Generation IV - V - Boosts the power of punching moves.

Generation VI - Powers up punching moves.

Affected Moves

Pokémon with Iron Fist

As a Hidden Ability


  • The power of Sucker Punch is not increased by Iron Fist, since it is called Surprise Attack in Japanese.
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