Drill Peck (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Drill Peck deals damage with no additional effect, besides being able to hit non-adjacent Pokémon in triple battles.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Drill Peck turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokémon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Other languages

English Drill Peck
Japanese ドリルくちばし (Drill Kuchibashi)
German Bohrschnabel
French Bec Vrille
Italian Perforbecco
Spanish Pico Taladro

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A strong, spinning-peck attack.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Drill Peck 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.

Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 43
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 71
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Level 25
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 39
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 46
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 52
Pikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
Trumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
Toucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Level 34

Learnt by breeding

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