Meteor Mash (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category   Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Meteor Mash deals damage and has a 20% chance of raising the user's Attack by one stage.

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

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Meteor Mash has base power 100 and 85% accuracy.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Meteor Mash turns into Corkscrew Crash and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Fires a meteor-like punch. May raise ATTACK.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is hit with a hard, fast punch. It may also raise the user’s ATTACK.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is hit with a hard punch fired like a meteor. It may also raise the user’s Attack.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is hit with a hard punch fired like a meteor. It may also raise the user’s Attack.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is hit with a hard punch fired like a meteor. This may also raise the user’s Attack stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is hit with a hard punch fired like a meteor. This may also raise the user’s Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Meteor Mash 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.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 50
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Level 44
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Level 44

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

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

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