Lowers the user's Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.
- 110; percentile 80.9
- 5, up to 8 with PP Up
- All opponents
- Effect chance
- 0 (normal)
- Makes contact
- Has a charging turn
- Must recharge
- Blocked by Detect and Protect
Copied by Mirror Move
A Pokémon targeted by this move can use Mirror Move to copy it.
Pokémon with Soundproof are immune to this move.
- Unusable during Gravity
- Defrosts when used
- Targets opposite side in triples
This move ignores the target's Substitute.
- Mental effects
- Unusable during Sky Battles
Not a TM
Inflicts regular damage. Lowers the user's Defense by one stage.
This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.
The user rubs the scales on its entire body and makes a huge noise to attack the opposing Pokémon. The user’s Defense stat goes down after the attack.
- スケイルノイズ (sukeirunoizu)
- Fragor Escamas
No other moves have the same effect as Clanging Scales.
Dragon Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.
Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Clanging Scales's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.
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