New Attacks

As with all new Pokémon generations, Pokémon Sword & Shield introduce a variety of new moves. This page is to list all of the new moves introduced in Pokémon Sword & Shield. It'll be replaced with a full list upon release

Aura Wheel

English Name: Aura Wheel
Jp. Name:

Type: Electric or Dark-type
Category: ??
Power: ??

Effect:
Changes type based on Morpeko's form: Electric-type in Full Belly Mode and Dark-type in Hangry Mode

Pokémon with the move:
Morpeko

Details:
This move was introduced as part of the August 2019 reveal. It is Morpeko's signature move

Aura Wheel

Branch Poke

English Name: Branch Poke
Jp. Name: Stick Bash えだづき

Type: Grass
Category: ??
Power: ??

Effect:
??

Pokémon with the move:
Grookey

Details:
This move was shown in an image on the Japanese official website following the Pokémon Direct. This attack was used by Grookey in demonstrating how attacks damage the opponent

Stick Bash Screenshot

Breaking Swipe

English Name: Breaking Swipe
Jp. Name:

Type: ??
Category: ??
Power: ??

Effect:
Lowers Attack of all opponents hit

Pokémon with the move:
Flygon

Details:
This move was shown in the reveal at the Pokémon World Championships

Meteor Assault

English Name: Meteor Assault
Jp. Name:

Type: ??
Category: ??
Power: ??

Effect:
The Pokémon can't move during the next turn

Pokémon with the move:
Sirfetch'd

Details:
This move was shown in the reveal for the Pokémon Sirfetch'd

Meteor AssaultScreenshot

Steel Beam

English Name: Steel Beam
Jp. Name: Exhaustive Beam (てっていこうせん)

Type: Steel
Category: Special
Power: 140

Effect:
Reduces Hit Points of the user by 50%

Pokémon with the move:
Duraludon

Details:
This move was introduced as part of a contest in the CoroCoro May 2019 Issue. It allowed for entrants to recommend the name for the move with the winner getting a copy of both games.

Do-or-Die Artwork

Obstruct

English Name: ???
Jp. Name:

Type: Dark
Category: ??
Power: ??

Effect:
Taunts the opponent

Pokémon with the move:
Obstagoon

Details:
This move was introduced as part of the August 2019 reveal.

Obstruction