Essentials

Slash

Normal physical

Generation 1

Summary

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

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
70; percentile 48.2
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

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. 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 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Has a high critical hit ratio.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is slashed with claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.

Foreign Names

Japanese
きりさく (kirisaku)
Korean
베어가르기
French
Tranche
German
Schlitzer
Spanish
Cuchillada
Italian
Lacerazione
Czech
Šmik

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Use after
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 Slash.

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.

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.

Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

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.

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

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

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

Generation 1 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.
30 37 37 37 28 28 28 34 34 34 Charmander Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
39 52 43 60 50 65 309
33 41 41 41 32 32 32 39 39 39 Charmeleon Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
58 64 58 80 65 80 405
36 44 44 44 32 32 32 41 41 41 Charizard Fire Flying Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 84 78 109 85 100 534
41 Mega Charizard X Mega Charizard X Fire Dragon Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 130 111 130 85 100 634
41 Mega Charizard Y Mega Charizard Y Fire Flying Drought ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 104 78 159 115 100 634
17 23 23 23 31 31 31 31 26 26 Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
17 24 24 24 40 40 40 40 26 26 Sandslash Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 110 45 55 65 450
34 31 31 31 22 22 22 27 27 27 Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
35 70 55 45 55 25 285
39 37 35 35 22 22 22 29 29 29 Parasect Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
60 95 80 60 80 30 405
31 33 33 33 34 34 34 37 37 37 Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
35 37 38 38 40 40 40 45 45 45 Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
44 46 46 40 33 33 33 33 33 33 Meowth Normal Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 40 45 35 40 40 90 290
51 53 53 49 37 37 37 37 37 37 Persian Normal Limber
Technician
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 65 70 60 65 65 115 440
39 37 41 41 19 19 19 19 19 19 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
29 36 31 31 29 29 29 29 29 29 Scyther Bug Flying Swarm
Technician
Steadfast
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 110 80 55 80 105 500
36 31 31 29 29 29 29 29 29 Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
29 Mega Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
49 Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
39 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
39 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
35 35 35 29 29 29 34 34 34 Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
37 37 37 33 33 33 39 39 39 Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
38 38 38 37 37 37 45 45 45 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
38 43 43 43 43 43 Yanmega Bug Flying Speed Boost
Tinted Lens
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Bug 86 76 86 116 56 95 515
36 36 36 31 31 31 34 27 27 Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Immunity
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
49 50 50 35 35 35 38 35 35 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
36 37 37 29 29 29 29 29 29 Teddiursa Normal Pickup
Quick Feet
Honey Gather
½ male, ½ female Field 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
39 37 37 29 29 29 29 29 29 Ursaring Normal Guts
Quick Feet
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
46 42 42 45 45 45 Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 Torchic Fire Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 45 60 40 70 50 45 310
39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
42 Mega Blaziken Mega Blaziken Fire Fighting Speed Boost ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 160 80 130 80 100 630
41 41 41 41 41 47 47 47 Linoone Normal Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Field 78 70 61 50 61 100 420
22 22 22 22 22 22 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 Vigoroth Normal Vital Spirit ½ male, ½ female Field 80 80 80 55 55 90 440
31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 Ninjask Bug Flying Speed Boost
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Bug 61 90 45 50 50 160 456
33 33 30 30 30 30 30 30 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
19 19 18 18 18 18 15 15 Zangoose Normal Immunity
Toxic Boost
½ male, ½ female Field 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
49 49 43 43 43 43 43 43 Anorith Rock Bug Battle Armor
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 45 95 50 40 50 75 355
55 55 46 46 46 46 46 46 Armaldo Rock Bug Battle Armor
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 75 125 100 70 80 45 495
31 31 25 27 27 27 27 27 Kecleon Normal Color Change
Protean
½ male, ½ female Field 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
36 36 36 36 36 36 28 28 Absol Dark Pressure
Super Luck
Justified
½ male, ½ female Field 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
28 Mega Absol Mega Absol Dark Magic Bounce ½ male, ½ female Field 65 150 60 115 60 115 565
20 20 20 20 Groudon Ground Drought genderless Undiscovered 100 150 140 100 90 90 670
26 26 26 26 26 Kricketune Bug Swarm
Technician
½ male, ½ female Bug 77 85 51 55 51 65 384
31 31 31 31 21 21 Vespiquen Bug Flying Pressure
Unnerve
always female Bug 70 80 102 80 102 40 474
37 37 37 37 37 37 Glameow Normal Limber
Own Tempo
Keen Eye
¼ male, ¾ female Field 49 55 42 42 37 85 310
37 37 37 37 37 37 Purugly Normal Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Defiant
¼ male, ¾ female Field 71 82 64 64 59 112 452
25 22 22 22 22 22 Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
25 22 22 22 22 22 Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
25 25 25 25 25 25 Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
58 70 45 40 45 42 300
28 28 28 28 28 28 Gabite Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
68 90 65 50 55 82 410
28 28 28 28 28 28 Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 130 95 80 85 102 600
28 Mega Garchomp Mega Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Force ½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 170 115 120 95 92 700
70 70 15 15 15 15 Dialga Steel Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
70 70 15 15 15 15 Palkia Water Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 90 120 100 150 120 100 680
70 70 15 15 15 15 Altered Giratina Ghost Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
70 15 15 15 15 Origin Giratina Origin Giratina Ghost Dragon Levitate genderless Undiscovered 150 120 100 120 100 90 680
47 47 47 47 47 47 Cresselia Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 120 70 120 75 130 85 600
36 36 36 Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
30 30 30 Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
34 34 34 Liepard Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 64 88 50 88 50 106 446
26 26 26 Drilbur Ground Sand Rush
Sand Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 40 30 45 68 328
26 26 26 Excadrill Ground Steel Sand Rush
Sand Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Field 110 135 60 50 65 88 508
29 29 29 Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 103 80 70 80 92 500
31 31 31 Dwebble Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
50 65 85 35 35 55 325
31 31 31 Crustle Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
70 95 125 65 75 45 475
32 32 32 Karrablast Bug Swarm
Shed Skin
No Guard
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 75 45 40 45 60 315
32 32 32 Escavalier Bug Steel Swarm
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 135 105 60 105 20 495
26 26 26 Joltik Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 47 50 57 50 65 319
26 26 26 Galvantula Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 77 60 97 60 108 472
20 20 20 Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320
20 20 20 Fraxure Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
66 117 70 40 50 67 410
20 20 20 Haxorus Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
76 147 90 60 70 97 540
33 33 33 Cubchoo Ice Snow Cloak
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 40 60 40 40 305
33 33 33 Beartic Ice Snow Cloak
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 80 70 80 50 485
41 41 41 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
21 21 21 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
30 30 30 Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
30 30 30 Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
28 28 28 Rufflet Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Hustle
always male Flying 70 83 50 37 50 60 350
28 28 28 Braviary Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Defiant
always male Flying 100 123 75 57 75 80 510
41 41 41 Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
36 36 36 Reshiram Dragon Fire Turboblaze genderless Undiscovered 100 120 100 150 120 90 680
36 36 36 Zekrom Dragon Electric Teravolt genderless Undiscovered 100 150 120 120 100 90 680
36 36 36 Kyurem Dragon Ice Pressure genderless Undiscovered 125 130 90 130 90 95 660
36 36 Black Kyurem Black Kyurem Dragon Ice Teravolt genderless Undiscovered 125 170 100 120 90 95 700
36 36 White Kyurem White Kyurem Dragon Ice Turboblaze genderless Undiscovered 125 120 90 170 100 95 700
29 29 29 Genesect Bug Steel Download genderless Undiscovered 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
20 Pancham Fighting Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
67 82 62 46 48 43 348
20 Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495
29 Honedge Steel Ghost No Guard ½ male, ½ female Mineral 45 80 100 35 37 28 325
29 Doublade Steel Ghost No Guard ½ male, ½ female Mineral 59 110 150 45 49 35 448
Shield Aegislash Steel Ghost Stance Change ½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 50 150 50 150 60 520
Blade Aegislash Blade Aegislash Steel Ghost Stance Change ½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 150 50 150 50 60 520
43 Inkay Dark Psychic Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
53 54 53 37 46 45 288
43 Malamar Dark Psychic Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
86 92 88 68 75 73 482
13 Binacle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
13 Barbaracle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500
Generation 1 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.
• • • • • • • • • Sentret Normal Run Away
Keen Eye
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Field 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
• • • • • • • • Slakoth Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 60 35 35 30 280
• • • • • • Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
• • • • • • Skorupi Poison Bug Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
40 50 90 30 55 65 330

104 Pokémon

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