Dragon Rush (move)

Move data

Type Dragon
Category Physical  Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 75
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Dragon Rush deals damage and has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

If the target has used Minimize, Dragon Rush ignores accuracy and deals double damage.

Changes

  • In Generations 4-5, the Minimize effect did not occur.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Dragonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Rush turns into Devastating Drake and has base power 180.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Dragon Rush
Japanese ドラゴンダイブ (Dragon Dive)
German Drachenstoß
French Dracocharge
Italian Dragofuria
Spanish Carga Dragón

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user tackles the foe while exhibiting overwhelming menace. It may also make the target flinch.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. It may also make the target flinch.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.
Sword​/​Shield The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Dragon Rush 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.

Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 35
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 39
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 39
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 44
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 1
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 56
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 60
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Level 60
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Level 74
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Level 82
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Level 52
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Level 54
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Level 54
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 65
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 55
Naganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
Level 70
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Level 44
Dracozolt
#880 / Electric · Dragon
Level 77
Dracovish
#882 / Water · Dragon
Level 77
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 61
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 63

Learnt by breeding

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