Metal Burst (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category   Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Deals damage equal to 1.5x opponent's attack.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Metal Burst turns into Corkscrew Crash and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Metal Burst
Japanese メタルバースト (Metal Burst)
German Metallstoß
French Fulmifer
Italian Metalscoppio
Spanish Represión Metal

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user retaliates against the foe that last inflicted damage on it with much greater power.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user retaliates with much greater power against the target that last inflicted damage on it.
X​/​Y The user retaliates with much greater power against the target that last inflicted damage on it.
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire The user retaliates with much greater power against the opponent that last inflicted damage on it.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user retaliates with much greater force against the opponent that last inflicted damage on it.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Metal Burst 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
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 49
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 55
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 63
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Level 37
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Level 43
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 24
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 55
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 43

Learnt by breeding

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