Drill Peck (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
Sword​/​Shield A corkscrewing attack that strikes the target 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 35
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Level 35
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Level 25
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 36
Rookidee
#821 / Flying
Level 28
Corvisquire
#822 / Flying
Level 34
Corviknight
#823 / Flying · Steel
Level 34
Cramorant
#845 / Flying · Water
Level 35

Learnt by breeding

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