Dragon Ascent (move)
|PP||5 (max. 8)|
Dragon Ascent deals damage but lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage each after attacking.
It is the signature move of Rayquaza, and once learned allows Rayquaza to Mega-Evolve.
Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.
|Japanese||ガリョウテンセイ (Garyō Tensei)|
|Italian||Ascesa del Drago|
|O.Ruby/A.Sapphire||After soaring upward, the user attacks its target by dropping out of the sky at high speeds, although it lowers its own Defense and Sp. Def in the process.|
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
|After soaring upward, the user attacks its target by dropping out of the sky at high speeds. But it lowers its own Defense and Sp. Def stats in the process.|
Learnt by move tutor
These Pokémon can learn Dragon Ascent by the various move tutors in the games.