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How to Get Knock Off in Scarlet and Violet and Pokémon That Can Learn It

How to Get Knock Off in Scarlet and Violet and Pokémon That Can Learn It
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In Pokémon games, players can obtain different moves to surprise the enemy. Knock Off is one of them, as it affects your opponent’s held items. If you’re looking for more info on it, here is how to get Knock Off in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, as well as which species can learn it.

Obtaining Knock Off in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Knock Off can be learned by some Pokémon by default as they level up, or by evolution or Egg Move. Knock Off is a Dark-type move that takes an opponent’s held item from them, so they can no longer use it. If successful, the Pokémon using Knock Off has their damage increased by 50%.

Here are the stats for Knock Off:


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Salazzle learns Knock Off by Default (via The Pokémon Company)

Knock Off can be gained through leveling up, by Egg Move, or by Evolution. This is not a move that can be crafted or found like a TM.

The move is super effective (x2) on Psychic and Ghost-type Pokémon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Fighting, Dark and Fairy-type Pokémon.

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All eligible Pokémon can learn this move by leveling up, Evolution or Egg Move, except Salazzle, who learns it by default. Check out this list of all the Pokémon who can learn Knock Off:

  • Grafaiai (Level Up)
  • Meowscarada (Level Up)
  • Shroodle (Level Up)
  • Bombirdier (Level Up)
  • Great Tusk (Level Up)
  • Iron Treads (Level Up)
  • Iron Jugulis (Level Up)
  • Iron Valiant (Level Up)
  • Wo-Chien (Level Up)
  • Tinkatink (Level Up)
  • Tinkatuff (Level Up)
  • Tinkaton (Level Up)
  • Donphan (Level Up)
  • Makuhita (Level Up)
  • Hariyama (Level Up)
  • Sableye (Level Up)
  • Zorua (Level Up)
  • Zoroark (Level Up)
  • Banette (Evolution)
  • Cyclizar (Egg Move)
  • Klawf (Egg Move)
  • Toedscool (Egg Move)
  • Toedscruel (Egg Move)
  • Wingull (Egg Move)
  • Pelipper (Egg Move)
  • Ralts (Egg Move)
  • Kirlia (Egg Move)
  • Gardevoir (Egg Move)
  • Gallade (Egg Move)
  • Passimian (Egg Move)

That’s it for this particular Pokémon move and how to obtain it. We hope this guide has helped you teach your Pokémon the move you require. Let us know if you have any more hints or tips in the comments below.

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