Aerial Ace (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM40
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM40
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM40
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM40
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM40

Effects

Aerial Ace deals damage and ignores changes to the Accuracy and Evasion stats. However, it will not hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stage of Bounce, Dig, Dive, Fly, Shadow Force or Sky Drop.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Aerial Ace turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

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

Other languages

English Aerial Ace
Japanese つばめがえし (Tsubame Gaeshi)
German Aero-Ass
French Aéropique
Italian Aeroassalto
Spanish Golpe Aéreo

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An extremely speedy and unavoidable attack.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen An extremely fast attack against one target. It can’t be evaded.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
Sword​/​Shield The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Aerial Ace at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 20
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 15
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 18
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 30
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 30
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 30
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 38
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 12
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 12
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 12
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 5
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 1
Dracozolt
#880 / Electric · Dragon
Level 14
Kubfu
#891 / Fighting
Level 12
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Level 12
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Level 12

Learnt by breeding

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