Air Cutter (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Special Special
Power 60
Accuracy 95
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Air Cutter deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Air Cutter has base power 55.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Hacks with razorlike wind. High critical-hit ratio.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is hit with razor-like wind. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing team. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Air Cutter at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 25
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 27
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 28
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 23
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 33
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 25
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 23
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 23

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Air Cutter as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Monster, Dragon
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Water 1, Flying

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Combee
#415 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying