Essentials

Quick Attack

Normal physical

Generation 1

Summary

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
40; percentile 16.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
1 (fast)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Lets the user get in the first hit.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An extremely fast attack that always strikes first.

FireRed, LeafGreen

An almost invisibly fast attack that is certain to strike first.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user lunges at the foe at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. This move always goes first.

Foreign Names

Japanese
でんこうせっか (denkousekka)
Korean
전광석화
French
Vive-Attaque
German
Ruckzuckhieb
Spanish
Ataque Rápido
Italian
Attacco Rapido
Czech
Hbitý útok

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
The next appeal can be made earlier next turn.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Quick Attack.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Extreme Speed Normal physical 5 80 100% 2

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Mach Punch Fighting physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Sneak Ghost physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Bullet Punch Steel physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Aqua Jet Water physical 20 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Ice Shard Ice physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Quick Attack's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
12 12 15 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 40 35 35 56 251
12 12 15 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Pidgeotto Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 63 60 55 50 50 71 349
Pidgeot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 83 80 75 70 70 101 479
7 7 7 7 7 4 4 4 4 4 Rattata Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 30 56 35 25 35 72 253
Raticate Normal Run Away
Guts
Hustle
½ male, ½ female Field 55 81 60 50 70 97 413
16 11 11 11 11 13 13 13 13 10 Pikachu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
35 55 40 50 50 90 320
Raichu Electric Static
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 90 55 90 80 110 485
16 16 7 13 13 11 11 11 10 10 Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
Rapidash Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 65 100 70 80 80 105 500
5 5 5 5 5 Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
Dodrio Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 110 70 60 60 100 460
19 19 19 15 15 15 15 15 Hitmontop Fighting Intimidate
Technician
Steadfast
always male Human-Like 50 95 95 35 110 70 455
Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
Elekid Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 63 37 65 55 95 360
Electabuzz Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 83 57 95 85 105 490
Electivire Electric Motor Drive
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 123 67 95 85 95 540
27 23 23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Eevee Normal Run Away
Adaptability
Anticipation
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 50 45 65 55 325
23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Jolteon Electric Volt Absorb
Quick Feet
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 110 95 130 525
23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Flareon Fire Flash Fire
Guts
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 130 60 95 110 65 525
23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Espeon Psychic Synchronize
Magic Bounce
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 130 95 110 525
23 23 23 22 22 22 13 13 Umbreon Dark Synchronize
Inner Focus
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
22 22 22 13 13 Leafeon Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 110 130 60 65 95 525
22 22 22 13 13 Glaceon Ice Snow Cloak
Ice Body
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 60 110 130 95 65 525
13 Sylveon Fairy Cute Charm
Pixilate
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 65 110 130 60 525
19 19 19 13 13 13 13 13 Cyndaquil Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
21 21 21 13 13 13 13 13 Quilava Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 58 64 58 80 65 80 405
21 21 21 13 13 13 13 13 Typhlosion Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
11 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Sentret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
Furret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 85 76 64 45 55 90 415
7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 Yanma Bug Flying Speed Boost
Compound Eyes
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 65 45 75 45 95 390
Yanmega Bug Flying Speed Boost
Tinted Lens
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 86 76 86 116 56 95 515
20 20 20 16 16 16 13 13 Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Immunity
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
16 16 16 13 13 Gliscor Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Poison Heal
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 95 125 45 75 95 510
9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
31 31 31 22 22 22 22 22 Raikou Electric Pressure
Volt Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Torchic Fire Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 45 60 40 70 50 45 310
32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
32 Blaziken Mega Blaziken Fire Fighting Speed Boost ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 160 80 130 80 100 630
8 8 8 8 8 8 7 Taillow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 85 270
Swellow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 60 50 50 125 430
31 31 24 24 24 22 22 Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Surskit Bug Water Swift Swim
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
40 30 32 50 52 65 269
Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Electrike Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Manectric Electric Static
Lightning Rod
Minus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 60 105 60 105 475
17 Manectric Mega Manectric Electric Intimidate ½ male, ½ female Field 70 75 80 135 80 135 575
10 10 7 7 7 7 7 Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
10 10 7 7 7 7 7 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Volbeat Bug Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
always male Bug
Human-Like
65 73 55 47 75 85 400
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
7 7 5 5 5 5 5 Zangoose Normal Immunity
Toxic Boost
½ male, ½ female Field 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
13 13 12 12 12 9 9 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
9 Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
5 5 5 5 5 Starly Normal Flying Keen Eye
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 60 245
Staravia Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 55 75 50 40 40 80 340
Staraptor Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 120 70 50 60 100 485
5 5 5 5 5 Pachirisu Electric Run Away
Pickup
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
60 45 70 45 90 95 405
3 3 3 11 11 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
16 16 16 16 16 Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
16 16 16 16 16 Lopunny Normal Cute Charm
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 76 84 54 96 105 480
Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
Lucario Mega Lucario Fighting Steel Adaptability ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 145 88 140 70 112 625
11 11 11 11 11 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
28 28 28 28 Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600
Victini Psychic Fire Victory Star genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
11 11 11 Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 50 55 50 36 30 43 264
Tranquill Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 77 62 50 42 65 358
Unfezant Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 80 115 80 65 55 93 488
Blitzle Electric Lightning Rod
Motor Drive
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 32 50 32 76 295
Zebstrika Electric Lightning Rod
Motor Drive
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 63 80 63 116 497
Archen Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
55 112 45 74 45 70 401
Archeops Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
75 140 65 112 65 110 567
4 4 4 Emolga Electric Flying Static
Motor Drive
½ male, ½ female Field 55 75 60 75 60 103 428
Accelgor Bug Hydration
Sticky Hold
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 70 40 100 60 145 495
Cobalion Steel Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 129 90 72 108 580
Terrakion Rock Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 129 90 72 90 108 580
Virizion Grass Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 72 90 129 108 580
6 6 6 Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
6 6 6 Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
Genesect Bug Steel Download genderless Undiscovered 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
8 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
8 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
8 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
7 Bunnelby Normal Pickup
Cheek Pouch
Huge Power
½ male, ½ female Field 38 36 38 32 36 57 237
7 Diggersby Normal Ground Pickup
Cheek Pouch
Huge Power
½ male, ½ female Field 85 56 77 50 77 78 423
6 Fletchling Normal Flying Big Pecks
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 45 50 43 40 38 62 278
6 Fletchinder Fire Flying Flame Body
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 73 55 56 52 84 382
6 Talonflame Fire Flying Flame Body
Gale Wings
½ male, ½ female Flying 78 81 71 74 69 126 499
17 Helioptile Electric Normal Dry Skin
Sand Veil
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
44 38 33 61 43 70 289
Heliolisk Electric Normal Dry Skin
Sand Veil
Solar Power
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
62 55 52 109 94 109 481
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen 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.
• • • • • • • • Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
• • • • • • • • Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
• Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
• • • • • • • • Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
• • • • • • • • Doduo Normal Flying Run Away
Early Bird
Tangled Feet
½ male, ½ female Flying 35 85 45 35 35 75 310
• • • • • Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
• Pinsir Mega Pinsir Bug Flying Aerilate ½ male, ½ female Bug 65 155 120 65 90 105 600
• • • • • • • • Cyndaquil Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
• • • • • • • • Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
• Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
• • • • • • • • Delibird Ice Flying Vital Spirit
Hustle
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
45 55 45 65 45 75 330
• • • • • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • • • • Trapinch Ground Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 100 45 45 45 10 290
• • • • • Bidoof Normal Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
59 45 40 35 40 31 250
• • • • • Shinx Electric Rivalry
Intimidate
Guts
½ male, ½ female Field 45 65 34 40 34 45 263
• • • • • Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310

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