Quick Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Quick Attack deals damage and has a priority of +1.

Moves with a higher priority always go first, regardless of a Pokémon's speed. If two moves with the same priority are used, the faster Pokémon goes first as usual.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Lets the user get in the first hit.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An extremely fast attack that always strikes first.
FireRed/LeafGreen An almost invisibly fast attack that is certain to strike first.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user lunges at the foe at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
Black/White The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Quick Attack at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Level 4
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Level 1
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 10
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 10
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 1
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 13
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 13
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 22
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 22
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 13
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Level 13
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 13
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Level 7
Furret
#162 / Normal
Level 7
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 6
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 13
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 22
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 16
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 8
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 15
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Level 1
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Level 22
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Level 11
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 11
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 1
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 28
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 32
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 32
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 8
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 8
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 24
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Level 7
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 7
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Level 17
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 17
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Level 7
Minun
#312 / Electric
Level 7
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 17
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Level 17
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 5
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 9
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 5
Buizel
#418 / Water
Level 11
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Level 11
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Level 16
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 16
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 1
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 1
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 6
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 13
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 13
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 13
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Level 11
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 28
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 1
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 1
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 1
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 4
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 13
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 1
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 6
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Froakie
#656 / Water
Level 8
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Level 8
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 8
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 7
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 7
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 6
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 6
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 6
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 17
Heliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Level 1
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

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

Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Flying, Field
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Bug
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Field
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Water 1, Field
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Water 1, Field
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Water 1, Field
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Field
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Field
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Field
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Field
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Field