Icicle Crash (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Physical
Power 85
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Icicle Crash deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Icicle Crash turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Icicle Crash
Japanese つららおとし (Tsurara Otoshi)
German Eiszapfhagel
French Chute Glace
Italian Scagliagelo
Spanish Chuzos

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by harshly dropping an icicle onto the target. It may also make the target flinch.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by harshly dropping large icicles onto the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by harshly dropping large icicles onto the target. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Icicle Crash 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.

Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Level 1
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 50
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Icicle Crash 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 Icicle Crash in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Gen 6 — Special
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Gen 6 — Pre-evolution