Hone Claws (move)

Move data

Type Dark
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM01
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM01

Effects

Hone Claws raises the user's Attack and Accuracy by one stage each.

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Darkinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hone Claws turns into Z-Hone Claws and raises Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Hone Claws
Japanese つめとぎ (Tsumetogi)
German Klauenwetzer
French Aiguisage
Italian Unghiaguzze
Spanish Afilagarras

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hone Claws 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.

Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 15
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Level 48
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Level 60
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 30
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 30
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 24
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Level 26
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 22
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 22
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 1
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 9
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 5
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 32
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 32
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 1
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 41
Zeraora
#807 / Electric
Level 5

Learnt by breeding

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

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Field
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Persian
#053 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — TM
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — TM
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Furret
#162 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Gen 6 — TM
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 6 — TM
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Corphish
#341 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Gen 6 — TM
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — TM
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 6 — TM
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Panpour
#515 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 6 — TM
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Gen 6 — TM
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Gen 6 — TM
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Gen 6 — TM
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — TM
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Gen 6 — TM
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Gen 6 — TM
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 6 — TM
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Gen 6 — TM
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Gen 6 — TM
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Gen 6 — TM
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Gen 6 — TM
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Gen 6 — TM