Hone Claws (move)

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Move data

Type Dark
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM01
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM01

Effects

Hone Claws raises the user's Attack and Accuracy by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
X/Y The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hone Claws 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.

Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Level 48
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 60
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 30
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 30
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 24
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 26
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 22
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 22
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 1
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 9
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 5
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 32
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 32
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Absol
#359 / Dark
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying