Drill Run (move)

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Move data

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

Effects

Drill Run deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

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 Pokemon.

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

FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 33
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 33
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 21
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 33
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 43
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 55

Learnt by breeding

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

KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
Bug
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Bug