Dragon Ascent (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Ascent turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

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.
Sun/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.

RayquazaRayquaza
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