Chip Away (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Chip Away deals damage, but ignores changes to the target's stats (i.e. Defense and Evasion in this case).

Note this does not include the effects of screens like Reflect as they are different to regular stat boosts.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Chip Away turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Chip Away
Japanese なしくずし (Nashikuzushi)
German Zermürben
French Attrition
Italian Insidia
Spanish Guardia Baja

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Looking for an opening, the user strikes continually. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Looking for an opening, the user strikes consistently. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Looking for an opening, the user strikes consistently. The target’s stat changes don’t affect this attack’s damage.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.