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Sky Drop

Flying physical

Generation 5

Summary

Carries the target high into the air, dodging all attacks against either, and drops it next turn.

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
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 5
TM58
Generation 6
TM58

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User carries the target high into the air for one turn, during which no moves will hit either Pokémon and neither can act. On the following turn, the user drops the target, inflicting damage and ending the effect.

If the target is Flying-type, this move will function as normal but inflict no damage.

Gust, Hurricane, Sky Uppercut, Smack Down, Thunder, Twister, and Whirlwind can hit both the user and the target during this effect. Gust and Twister will additionally have double power.

The damage from Hail and Sandstorm still applies during this effect.

Either Pokémon may be hit during this effect if also under the effect of Lock-On, Mind Reader, or No Guard.

This move cannot be used while Gravity is in effect.

This move cannot be selected by Sleep Talk.

Bug: If Gravity is used during a double or triple battle while this move is in effect, this move is not correctly canceled on the target, and it remains high in the air indefinitely. As this move prevents the target from acting, the only way to subsequently remove it from the field is to faint it.

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 takes the target into the sky, then drops it during the next turn. The target cannot attack while in the sky.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user takes the target into the sky, then drops it during the next turn. The target cannot attack while in the sky.

Foreign Names

Spanish
Caída Libre
French
Chute Libre
Italian
Cadutalibera
German
Freier Fall
Japanese
フリーフォール (furiifooru)

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Sky Drop.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
49 49 49 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
49 Aerodactyl Mega Aerodactyl Rock Flying Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 135 85 70 95 150 615
50 50 50 Rufflet Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Hustle
always male Flying 70 83 50 37 50 60 350
50 50 50 Braviary Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Defiant
always male Flying 100 123 75 57 75 80 510
55 Hawlucha Fighting Flying Limber
Unburden
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 78 92 75 74 63 118 500
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
58 58 58 Charizard Fire Flying Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 84 78 109 85 100 534
58 Charizard Mega Charizard X Fire Dragon Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 130 111 130 85 100 634
58 Charizard Mega Charizard Y Fire Flying Drought ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 104 78 159 115 100 634
58 58 58 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
58 Aerodactyl Mega Aerodactyl Rock Flying Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 135 85 70 95 150 615
58 58 58 Articuno Ice Flying Pressure
Snow Cloak
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 100 95 125 85 580
58 58 58 Zapdos Electric Flying Pressure
Static
genderless Undiscovered 90 90 85 125 90 100 580
58 58 58 Moltres Fire Flying Pressure
Flame Body
genderless Undiscovered 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
58 58 58 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
58 58 58 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
58 58 58 Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
58 58 58 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
58 58 58 Ho-Oh Fire Flying Pressure
Regenerator
genderless Undiscovered 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
58 58 58 Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
58 58 58 Rayquaza Dragon Flying Air Lock genderless Undiscovered 105 150 90 150 90 95 680
58 58 58 Rufflet Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Hustle
always male Flying 70 83 50 37 50 60 350
58 58 58 Braviary Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Defiant
always male Flying 100 123 75 57 75 80 510
58 58 58 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
58 58 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
58 58 58 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
58 58 Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
58 Hawlucha Fighting Flying Limber
Unburden
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 78 92 75 74 63 118 500
58 Yveltal Dark Flying Dark Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680

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