Essentials

Shift Gear

Steel status

Generation 5

Summary

Raises the user's Attack by one stage and its Speed by two stages.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Raises the user's Attack by one stage and its Speed by two stages.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ギアチェンジ (giachenji)
Korean
기어체인지
French
Chgt Vitesse
German
Gangwechsel
Spanish
Cambio de Marcha
Italian
Cambiomarcia

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Shift Gear.

Pokémon

Generation 5 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.
48 48 Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
52 52 Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
54 54 Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520

3 Pokémon

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