Dragon Tail (move)

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM82
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 31
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 33
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 33
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 29
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 24
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 45
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 1
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 59
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 30
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 30
Jangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Level 17
Hakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 17
Kommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Level 17
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 23

Learnt by TM

Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground