Feather Dance (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Feather Dance lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, this move's name was formatted as FeatherDance.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Feather Dance turns into Z-Feather Dance and raises Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Envelops the foe with down to sharply reduce ATTACK.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is covered with a mass of down that sharply cuts the ATTACK stat.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user covers the foe with a mass of down that sharply lowers the Attack stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Sun/Moon The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Feather Dance at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 50
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 44
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 21
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 21
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 40

Learnt by breeding

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

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Field, Flying
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Field
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Dragon, Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Flying
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Field, Water 1
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
Field, Water 1
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Field, Water 1
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Flying
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying