Hone Claws (move)

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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
Omega Ruby/Alpha 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.

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

SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 15
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Level 48
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Level 60
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 30
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 30
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 25
PurrloinPurrloin
#509 / Dark
Level 24
LiepardLiepard
#510 / Dark
Level 26
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 22
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 22
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 1
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 9
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
Level 5
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 14
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 1
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 32
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 32
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 1
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 41