Air Cutter (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Special
Power 60
Accuracy 95
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Air Cutter deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Air Cutter has base power 55.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Hacks with razorlike wind. High critical-hit ratio.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is hit with razor-like wind. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing team. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun/Moon The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Air Cutter 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.

ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 19
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 19
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 19
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 12
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 20
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 22
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 22
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 21
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 19
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 23
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 23
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 13
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
Dragon, Monster
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Dragon, Monster
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Flying
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Flying
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Flying
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Flying
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1