Aerial Ace (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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.

Learnt by level up

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

Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 10
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 29
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 17
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 15
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 15
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 1
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 22
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 22
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 16
Type: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 20
Silvally
#773 / Normal
Level 20
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 23

Learnt by TM

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy