Pluck (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM88
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM88

Effects

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Pluck turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user pecks the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user plucks it and gains its effect.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Sun/Moon The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Pluck at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 22
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 15
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 15
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 10
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 10
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 35
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 35

Learnt in previous generations only

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

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 5 — TM
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 5 — TM
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM