Horn Attack (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Horn Attack deals damage with no additional effect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Horn Attack turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack using a horn to jab.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Jabs the foe with sharp horns.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Horn Attack 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.

Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 21
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 23
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Level 8
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 8
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Level 8
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 1
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 16
Tapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Level 8

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Gen 1 — Level up
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Gen 1 — Level up
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Gen 3 — Level up