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
Sword​/​Shield 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

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
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
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Absol
#359 / Dark
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Dewott
#502 / Water
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Froakie
#656 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel