Chip Away (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical  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.

NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 23
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 37
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 31
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
Level 17
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
Level 29
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
Level 33
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 37
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 16
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 14
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 14
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Level 25
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 27
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Level 27
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
Level 28
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
Level 28
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
Level 17
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 37
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 25
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 24
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 24
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 24
BasculinBasculin
#550 / Water
Level 11
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 27
DruddigonDruddigon
#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.

SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Field
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Field
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Field
Alolan SandslashSandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Field
Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Field, Monster
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
Undiscovered
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Undiscovered
Nidoran♂Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Field, Monster
NidorinoNidorino
#033 / Poison
Field, Monster
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Field, Monster
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
Water 3
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
Water 3
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
Monster
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Monster
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Monster
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
Field
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
Water 1, Water 3
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Water 1, Water 3