Essentials

Air Cutter

Flying special

Generation 3

Summary

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric ½
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
60; percentile 34.1
Accuracy
95% ≈ 57.0 power
PP
25, up to 40 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User's critical hit rate is one level higher when using this move.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Hacks with razorlike wind. High critical-hit ratio.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is hit with razor-like wind. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing team. Critical hits land more easily.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.

Foreign Names

French
Tranch'Air
Czech
Sek vzduchem
German
Windschnitt
Spanish
Aire Afilado
Italian
Aerasoio
Japanese
エアカッター (eakattaa)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Air Cutter.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Karate Chop Fighting physical 25 50 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Crabhammer Water physical 10 100 90%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Aeroblast Flying special 5 100 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Cross Chop Fighting physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Leaf Blade Grass physical 15 90 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Psycho Cut Psychic physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Attack Order Bug physical 15 90 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Spacial Rend Dragon special 5 100 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Drill Run Ground physical 10 80 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Shadow Blast Shadow special 80 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Pokémon

Flying Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Air Cutter's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
31 25 25 25 26 26 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
35 27 27 27 28 28 Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
35 27 27 27 28 28 Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
21 21 21 21 21 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
29 24 23 23 23 23 Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
33 33 Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
15 15 15 Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 50 55 50 36 30 43 264
15 15 15 Tranquill Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 77 62 50 42 65 358
15 15 15 Unfezant Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 80 115 80 65 55 93 488
21 21 21 Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
21 21 21 Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
21 21 21 Sigilyph Psychic Flying Wonder Skin
Magic Guard
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 72 58 80 103 80 97 490
25 25 25 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
25 25 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
23 Noibat Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 30 35 45 40 55 245
23 Noivern Flying Dragon Frisk
Infiltrator
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 70 80 97 80 123 535
Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Charmander Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
39 52 43 60 50 65 309
• • • • • • Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 40 35 35 56 251
• • • Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 76 65 45 92 42 91 411
• • • Ducklett Water Flying Keen Eye
Big Pecks
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
62 44 50 44 50 55 305
Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Charizard Fire Flying Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 40 35 35 56 251
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Pidgeotto Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 63 60 55 50 50 71 349
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Pidgeot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 83 80 75 70 70 101 479
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Fearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 90 65 61 61 100 442
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Dodrio Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 110 70 60 60 100 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Articuno Ice Flying Pressure
Snow Cloak
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 100 95 125 85 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Zapdos Electric Flying Pressure
Static
genderless Undiscovered 90 90 85 125 90 100 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Moltres Fire Flying Pressure
Flame Body
genderless Undiscovered 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Hoothoot Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 30 30 36 56 50 262
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Noctowl Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 50 50 76 96 70 442
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Ledyba Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 20 30 40 80 55 265
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Ledian Bug Flying Swarm
Early Bird
Iron Fist
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 35 50 55 110 85 390
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
85 50 95 120 115 80 545
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Yanma Bug Flying Speed Boost
Compound Eyes
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 65 45 75 45 95 390
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Yanmega Bug Flying Speed Boost
Tinted Lens
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 86 76 86 116 56 95 515
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Ho-Oh Fire Flying Pressure
Regenerator
genderless Undiscovered 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Beautifly Bug Flying Swarm
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 70 50 100 50 65 395
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Dustox Bug Poison Shield Dust
Compound Eyes
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 50 70 50 90 65 385
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Taillow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 85 270
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Swellow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 60 50 50 125 430
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Ninjask Bug Flying Speed Boost
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Bug 61 90 45 50 50 160 456
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Volbeat Bug Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
always male Bug
Human-Like
65 73 55 47 75 85 400
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Vibrava Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 50 70 50 50 50 70 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Flygon Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 80 100 80 80 80 100 520
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Swablu Normal Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
45 40 60 40 75 50 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Altaria Dragon Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
75 70 90 70 105 80 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Salamence Dragon Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Dragon 95 135 80 110 80 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Starly Normal Flying Keen Eye
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 60 245
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Staravia Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 55 75 50 40 40 80 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Staraptor Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 120 70 50 60 100 485
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Mothim Bug Flying Swarm
Tinted Lens
always male Bug 70 94 50 94 50 66 424
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Combee Bug Flying Honey Gather
Hustle
⅞ male, ⅛ female Bug 30 30 42 30 42 70 244
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Vespiquen Bug Flying Pressure
Unnerve
always female Bug 70 80 102 80 102 40 474
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 90 50 34 60 44 70 348
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath
Unburden
Flare Boost
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 150 80 44 90 54 80 498
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 76 65 45 92 42 91 411
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Lumineon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Altered Giratina Ghost Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Giratina Origin Giratina Ghost Dragon Levitate genderless Undiscovered 150 120 100 120 100 90 680
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600

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