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 Pokemon.

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Chip Away 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.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 37
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 31
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 17
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 29
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 33
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 37
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 16
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 14
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Level 25
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 27
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Level 27
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 28
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 28
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 17
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 37
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 24
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 24
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 24
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 11
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 31

Learnt by breeding

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

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Field
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Field
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Monster