Essentials

Tail Slap

Normal physical

Generation 5

Summary

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

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
25; percentile 6.7
Accuracy
85% ≈ 21.2 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Hits 2–5 times in one turn.

Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use.

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 attacks by striking the target with its hard tail. It hits the target two to five times in a row.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks by striking the target with its hard tail. It hits the target two to five times in a row.

Foreign Names

Japanese
スイープビンタ (suiipubinta)
Korean
스위프뺨치기
French
Plumo-Queue
German
Kehrschelle
Spanish
Plumerazo
Italian
Spazzasberla

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Tail Slap.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Double Slap Normal physical 10 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Comet Punch Normal physical 15 18 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Attack Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Spike Cannon Normal physical 15 20 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Barrage Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bone Rush Ground physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Arm Thrust Fighting physical 20 15 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Icicle Spear Ice physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Rock Blast Rock physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Water Shuriken Water physical 20 15 100% 1

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
25 25 Minccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 55 50 40 40 40 75 300
Cinccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 75 95 60 65 60 115 470
Generation 5 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.
• • Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
• • Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330

4 Pokémon

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