Drill Peck (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical  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 Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 43
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 71
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Level 25
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Level 39
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
Level 46
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 52
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 27
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
ToucannonToucannon
#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.

NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Flying
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying