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Please don't hide spoilers in this page. Wham Line is a spoileriffic trope by nature, so it's pointless to spoiler tag every example.

Given its nature, Pretty Cure does have its Wham Lines:

Futari wa Pretty Cure

  • In Episode 22, Nagisa and Honoka try to bluff their way out with Ilkubo, telling him that only the Guardian knows the position of the Prism Stones. Unfortunately...
    Ilkubo: Stone Guardian? Wisdom? [...] I see. Wisdom has them.

Futari wa Pretty Cure MaX Heart

  • Episode 47. It almost looks like Nagisa and Honoka are winning against Baldez...but then he appears barely hurt. Before delivering this line.
    Baldez: That's right. I am Jaaku King!
    • And another heart-warming one before the end of the episode and of the series. It's not the line itself which is special but who says it.
      Hikari: Thanks for waiting. It was a really wonderful graduation ceremony.context 

Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash★Star

  • Episode 23. After Saki and Mai successfully convince Michiru and Kaoru to give up fighting and revive the Fountain of the Sky, they all seem happy. Until...
    Goyan: What is that you want to see?
  • In episode 24 when Saki gently tries to break the news to Minori that she might not be able to see Kaoru again...
    Minori: Kaoru-oneesan? Who's that?

Yes! Pretty Cure 5

  • Episode 7. The culprit of Nightmare's invasion is revealed.
    Girinma: Did you say Nuts? Right, the guy who opened the gate.
  • Episode 35.
    Bloody: The precious kingdom where you were born and raised was razed to the ground with nary a stone or a trace remaining. It was I who accomplished all that.
  • Episode 39.
    Kawarino [to Bunbee]: Have you seen Lady Desparaia at all?context 
  • Episode 48. The true nature of the masked workers at Nightmare is revealed at last.
    Kawarino: They are the inhabitants of the Palmier Kingdom!

Fresh Pretty Cure!

  • The missive Klein gives to Eas in the Wham Episode that is Episode 23.
    Citizen #ES-4039781. Lady Eas. Your lifespan will expire today. Please rest in peace.

HeartCatch Pretty Cure!

  • There's this heartwarming number:
    Dark Precure: How dare you do that to my father!context 

Suite Pre Cure

  • There are several lines that made people surprised but the one that really takes the cake is the following, which is also an "Eureka!" Moment, in Episode 35.
    Cure Melody: Wait up. The headphones that made you evil again...Mephisto is wearing them?!
    (Cure Beat shows a surprised expression)
    Cure Melody: Mephisto is being made evil by someone!
    • And the one that comes later carries even more impact.
      Cure Muse (while protecting the Pretty Cure from Mephisto): Please stop, father!

Doki Doki Pretty Cure

  • Regina's identity is revealed at the end of episode 13.
    Regina: I am Regina. King Jikochu's daughter.
  • Episode 31 right after Leva and Gula's defeat.
    Leva: Damn Pretty Cure! But next time...
  • Episode 43 completely distrupt Aguri's backstory with one simple line.
    Mari: Do you remember the day we met?
    Aguri: I don't remember it clearly...
    Mari: Of course. How could you. You were just a baby back then.

HappinessCharge Pretty Cure!

  • Episode 8:
    Cure Fortune: You cannot trust Cure Princess. Or else a giant disaster will fall upon you.
  • Episode 13 definitely takes the cake to date.
    Blue: I may be the source of all misfortune.
  • A comedic example in episode 31, which combines with Wham Shot.
    Yuko: Those days we spent together became my precious memories. My days with...
    (A dog appears)
    Yuko: Debit.
  • A more heart-wrenching one happens in Episode 36 regarding Megumi's mother's illness.
    Kaori: I'll be fine. For now.
    Megumi: For now?
  • Episode 37:
    Deep Mirror: Mirage-sama, are these three people no longer useful?
    Queen Mirage: That's right. But I still have something in the back. context 

Go! Princess Pretty Cure

  • Episode 19:
    Twilight: It's strange, it feels like I'm being called by someone. context 
  • At the end of Episode 33, the girls find a strange brooch:
    Miss Shamour: This is the royal emblem of Hope Kingdom! context 
  • Episode 35, Kanata has finally been found! But…
  • Episode 40:
    Lock: You'll do fine. I'm borrowing that body, m'kay? context 
  • Episode 47:
    Dyspear: Impressive, Precure. All right, Hope Kingdom will return to you. But despair is unstoppable.
  • Episode 48:
    Close: Come on, Lock! context 

Maho Girls Pretty Cure!

  • Episode 49:
    Liko: You should be really careful. Mofurun is your friend. context 

Kirakira Precure A La Mode

  • Ending of ep 6:
    Genichiro: Nice having a big sister like this, huh? context 
  • At the beginning of ep 22, we get this line that from Kirarin that brings the battle between Julio and the Cures to a halt:
    Kirarin: Julio... that hairpiece... Non... Stop, Pikario!context 
  • In ep 32, this combines with a Wham Shot of Bibury's tears sizzling off Iru:

HuGtto! Pretty Cure

Star★Twinkle Pretty Cure

  • In episode 11 this question is finally answered:
    Bakenyan: Whoever obtains the 12 pens will possess the power to transcend all.
  • There are two in episode 19:
    Aiwarn: That's definitely true-ttsuno~ I turned those people into stone-ttsuno~ context 
    Fuwa: Nice smell-fuwa~!! [...] Blue Cat's smell-fuwa~ context 
  • Ending of Episode 20:
    Tenjo: Awesome.
    Kappard: No, not yet. [Darknest’s] power is nothing like this.
  • End of episode 25:
    AI: Transmission from Planet Saman. note 
    Boy: Lala, where are you~lun? Come back immediately-lun~.
  • Before the episode 27 eyecatch:
    Aiwarn: Pen signals spotted-ttsuno~ I finally found them-ttsuno~ Kehyahahaha! You won't get away-ttsuno~! context 
  • End of episode 29:
    AI: (camera stops at footage) Camera lost. Unable to analyze the situation.
    Kuku: No, I understand the situation! Mother [AI], call for help! Investigator Lala is trying to steal the Pen!
  • End of episode 30:
    Ambassador Toppa: Engines at full power. The Precure are our target.
  • End of ep 31 leads to Fuwa's true form:
    (music stops abruptly)
    Pisces: Now, feed Fuwa.
    Cure Cosmo: Why now?
    Fuwa: I'm not even hungry-fuwa~
    (Star Princesses shake heads)
  • In Episode 32, Darknest says something strange about Fuwa:
    Darknest: So the vessel is complete at last...
    Cure Star: "Vessel"?
    Darknest: But with only a vessel...
    • Later in the same episode.
      Taurus: (about Fuwa) She's still not complete.
  • #37:
    Kappard: (warning the Earth cures about the alien cures' potential betrayal) These days will betray you.
  • #38: How Bakenyan came to be is genuinely revealed :
    Hakkenyan: Instead of playing me, use those eyes of yours to watch over the universe in my place.
    Yuni: In your place?
  • #46:
    Darknest: Darknest, huh? [voice changes] That farce ends here. context 

Healin' Good♡Pretty Cure

  • Episode 27: This question Daruizen gives Shindione, revealing that the Byo-gens generals are parasites born from their hosts.
    Do you happen to remember what your host was?

Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure

  • The Witch of Delay's Establishing Character Moment line, "I'll get to it tomorrow" and variations are this. note 
  • In the final episode, Laura has forgotten everything, and the effects of the memory erasure machine has removed all trace of her. However, when she meets a strange girl, and shows her a lipstick she found...

Delicious Party♡Pretty Cure

  • During the battle with the Ubauzo in Episode 9, Gentlu sudden tells the Ubauzo to stop attacking confusing everyone for a bit. Narcistoru’s reaction to this once the battle is over:
    Narcistoru: Looks like the strings of the puppet are breaking.
  • Episode 28 ends on this line from Secretoru after seeing that Narcistoru has failed to defeat the Cures.
    Secretoru: He was just a sacrificial pawn. Its fine anyway. Now I've got what I need.
    [Shows that she has a Delicioustone in her hand]
  • Episode 40 ending.
    Secretoru: Only one more Recipeppi is needed to activate the Recipe-Bon.
  • Episode 41 finally reveals Godatz's true identity.
    Fennel: I've decided what the last dish should be.

Pretty Cure All Stars:

  • In STMM:
    Trauma: Just to tell you, the Tears of the Precures are not for reviving your [Solciere's] master.
  • From All-Stars Memories:
    Hugtan: Harry! They [the audience] can 'hure hure'!