Wing Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 35  (max. 56)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Wing Attack deals damage with no additional effect, besides being able to hit non-adjacent Pokémon in triple battles.

Changes

In Generation 1, Wing Attack has a base power of 35.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Strikes the target with wings.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Strikes the foe with wings spread wide.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
X/Y The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Wing 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.

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 38
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 15
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 15
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 21
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 55
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 15
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 43
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 15
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 14
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 9
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 9
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 14
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 9
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 9
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 10
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 10
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 8
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16

Learnt by breeding

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

Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Bug
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Bug