Horn Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Horn Attack deals damage with no additional effect.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack using a horn to jab.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Jabs the foe with sharp horns.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
X/Y The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Horn Attack 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.

Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 21
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 23
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Level 11
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 11
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 8
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 1
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 16

Learnt by breeding

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

Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Bug
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Bug

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Horn Attack in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Gen 3 — Level up