Aerial Ace (move)

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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
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM40
Sun/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 Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 10
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 29
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 25
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 28
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 17
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 15
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 15
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 1
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 22
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 22
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 16
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 20
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 20
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 23

Learnt by TM

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Alolan SandslashSandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
MeowthMeowth
#052 / Normal
Alolan MeowthMeowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
PersianPersian
#053 / Normal
Alolan PersianPersian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
DustoxDustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
AnorithAnorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
ZoruaZorua
#570 / Dark
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Greninja (Ash-Greninja)Greninja
Ash-Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
ToucannonToucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
CutieflyCutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
BruxishBruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic