Drill Peck (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Drill Peck deals damage with no additional effect, besides being able to hit non-adjacent Pokémon in triple battles.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

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

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
A strong, spinning-peck attack.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
FireRed/LeafGreen A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
X/Y A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Drill Peck 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.

Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 71
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 39
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 46
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 52

Learnt by breeding

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

Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying