Slash (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Slash deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Has a high critical hit ratio.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is slashed with claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Slash 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.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Level 34
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 39
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 41
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 26
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 26
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 27
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 29
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 37
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 45
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Level 33
Persian
#053 / Normal
Level 37
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 29
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Level 40
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 34
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 39
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 45
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 27
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 29
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 35
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Level 29
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Level 29
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 45
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 34
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 39
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 42
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Level 47
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 31
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 31
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Level 30
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 15
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 43
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 46
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Level 27
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 36
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 26
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 31
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Level 37
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 37
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 22
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 22
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Level 25
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Level 28
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Level 28
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 43
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 22
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 15
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 15
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 15
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 15
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 47
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 36
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 30
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 34
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 26
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 26
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Level 29
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 31
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Level 31
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 32
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 32
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 26
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 26
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 20
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 20
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 20
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 33
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 33
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 41
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 21
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 30
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 30
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 41
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 36
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 36
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 36
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 36
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 36
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 29
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 20
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 20
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 29
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 29
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 43
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 43
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 13
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

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

Sentret
#161 / Normal
Field
Furret
#162 / Normal
Field
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Field
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Field
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Field
Buizel
#418 / Water
Water 1, Field
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Water 1, Field
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Bug, Water 3
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Bug, Water 3