Chip Away (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Chip Away deals damage, but ignores changes to the target's stats (i.e. Defense and Evasion in this case).

Note this does not include the effects of screens like Reflect as they are different to regular stat boosts.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Looking for an opening, the user strikes continually. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
X/Y Looking for an opening, the user strikes consistently. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Chip Away at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 37
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 34
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 34
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 31
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 17
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 29
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 33
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 37
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 16
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 14
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Level 37
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 43
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Level 37
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 28
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 28
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 17
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 37
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 30
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 24
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 24
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 24
Basculin
#550 / Water
Level 16
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 31

Learnt by breeding

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

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Field
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Field
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Field, Monster
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Undiscovered
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Undiscovered
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Field, Monster
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Field, Monster
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Field, Monster
Krabby
#098 / Water
Water 3
Kingler
#099 / Water
Water 3
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Monster
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Monster
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Field
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
Corphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3