Feather Dance (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Feather Dance lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, this move's name was formatted as FeatherDance.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Feather Dance turns into Z-Feather Dance and raises Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Feather Dance
Japanese フェザーダンス (Feather Dance)
German Daunenreigen
French Danse-Plume
Italian Danzadipiume
Spanish Danza Pluma

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Envelops the foe with down to sharply reduce ATTACK.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is covered with a mass of down that sharply cuts the ATTACK stat.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user covers the foe with a mass of down that sharply lowers the Attack stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user covers the target’s body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Feather Dance 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.

Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 33
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 24
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 26
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 26
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 20
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Level 33
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Level 45
Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 51
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

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