Dragon Claw (move)

Move data

Type Dragon
Category Physical  Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM02
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM02
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM02
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM02
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM02
Sword​/​Shield TR47

Effects

Dragon Claw deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

  • In Generation 3, Dragon Claw is categorized as Special.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Dragonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Claw turns into Devastating Drake and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Dragon Claw
Japanese ドラゴンクロー (Dragon Claw)
German Drachenklaue
French Dracogriffe
Italian Dragartigli
Spanish Garra Dragón

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Slashes the foe with sharp claws.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Sharp, huge claws hook and slash the foe quickly and with great power.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user slashes the foe with huge, sharp claws.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user slashes the target with huge sharp claws.
Sword​/​Shield The user slashes the target with huge sharp claws.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Dragon Claw at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 1
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 31
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 33
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 33
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Level 36
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Level 42
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Level 42
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 40
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 40
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 63
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 63
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 39
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 41
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Level 18
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Level 18
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Level 18
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 30
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Level 32
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 36
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 36
Jangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Level 32
Hakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 32
Kommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 32
Duraludon
#884 / Steel · Dragon
Level 48
Regidrago
#895 / Dragon
Level 36

Learnt by TR

Mew
#151 / Psychic
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon