Air Slash (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Special  Special
Power 75
Accuracy 95
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Air Slash deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Air Slash turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

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

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. It may also make the target flinch.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. It may also make the target flinch.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user attacks with a blade of air that slices even the sky. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Air Slash 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.

CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 43
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 49
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 57
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 62
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 41
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 48
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 49
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 50
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 50
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 31
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 35
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Level 36
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Level 42
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 48
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 54
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 41
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 36
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 45
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 39
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 40
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 38
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 36
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 30
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Level 41
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 37
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 36
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 54
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 64
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 29
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Level 32
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Level 32
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Level 41
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 27
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 27
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 41
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 41
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Level 37
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 48
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 53
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 10
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
Level 1
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
Level 60
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
Level 60
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 19
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
Level 1
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 59

Learnt by breeding

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

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Flying
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Flying
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Flying
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
Field
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
Field
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
Field
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Bug
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Bug
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Bug
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field