Air Slash (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Special Special
Power 75
Accuracy 95
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Air Slash deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Air Slash 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.

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 49
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 57
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 62
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 45
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 52
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 49
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 50
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 50
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 52
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 54
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 36
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 42
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 53
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 61
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 46
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 47
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 50
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 35
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 37
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 36
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 54
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 64
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 29
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 32
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 32
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 41
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 27
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 27
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 41
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 41
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 43
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 48
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 53
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 10

Learnt by breeding

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

Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Field
Dewott
#502 / Water
Field
Samurott
#503 / Water
Field
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Bug
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field

Special/Event moves

Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
On form change