Fell Stinger (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Fell Stinger deals damage, and if the target is knocked out by this move, the user's Attack is raised by three stages.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Changes

In Generation 6, Fell Stinger has base power 30, and raises Attack by two stages instead of three.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Fell Stinger turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Fell Stinger
Japanese とどめばり (Todome-bari)
German Stachelfinale
French Dard Mortel
Italian Pungiglione
Spanish Aguijón Letal

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user’s Attack stat rises sharply.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user’s Attack stat rises drastically.
Sword​/​Shield When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user’s Attack stat rises drastically.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fell Stinger 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.

Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 12
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 12
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 6
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 21
Togedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Level 20
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 10
Poipole
#803 / Poison
Level 14
Naganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
Level 14

Learnt by breeding

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