Extreme Speed (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Priority +2
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Extreme Speed deals damage and attacks before the majority of other moves (priority of +2).

Changes

In Generations 1-4, its priority is +1, which means that an opponent using other priority moves such as Quick Attack or Aqua Jet can attack before Extreme Speed if the opponent is faster.

In Generations 2-5, this move's name was formatted as ExtremeSpeed.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Extreme Speed turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Extreme Speed
Japanese しんそく (Shinsoku)
German Turbotempo
French Vitesse Extrême
Italian Extrarapido
Spanish Veloc. Extrema

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A powerful first-strike move.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An extremely fast and powerful attack.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A blindingly speedy charge attack that always goes before any other.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user charges the foe at blinding speed. This attack always goes before any other move.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user charges the target at blinding speed. This attack always goes before any other move.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user charges the target at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user charges the target at blinding speed. This move always goes first.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Extreme Speed 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.

Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 34
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Level 45
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 73
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 65
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Level 1
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Level 40

Learnt by breeding

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

Special/Event moves

Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
From Zygarde Cube

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Extreme Speed in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Raikou
#243 / Electric
Gen 4 — Special
Entei
#244 / Fire
Gen 4 — Special
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 4 — Special