Drill Run (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 95
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 5

Machine/Record

L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM58
Sword​/​Shield TR87

Effects

Drill Run deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 124).

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Drill Run turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Drill Run
Japanese ドリルライナー (Drill Liner)
German Schlagbohrer
French Tunnelier
Italian Giravvita
Spanish Taladradora

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
Sword​/​Shield The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Drill Run 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.

Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 35
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 35
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 24
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 35
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 40
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 46

Learnt by TR

Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water