Dragon Tail (move)

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Move data

Type Dragon
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority -6
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM82
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM82
Sun/Moon TM82

Effects

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Dragonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Dragon Tail turns into Devastating Drake and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White The user knocks away the target and drags out another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
Black 2/White 2 The target is knocked away and switched. In the wild, a battle against a single Pokémon ends.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is knocked away, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
Sun/Moon The target is knocked away, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

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

DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 31
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 33
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 33
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 29
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
Level 24
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 45
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 1
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 59
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 30
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 30
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Level 17
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 17
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 17
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 23

Learnt by TM

CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
MiloticMilotic
#350 / Water
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon