Pluck (move)

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 Pokémon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Other languages

English Pluck
Japanese ついばむ (Tsuibamu)
German Pflücker
French Picore
Italian Spennata
Spanish Picoteo

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 22
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 15
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 15
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Level 10
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Level 10
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 35
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 35
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Level 22
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Level 24
Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 24
Pikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Trumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 16
Toucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Level 16

Learnt by breeding

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

Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Flying

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — TM
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Piplup
#393 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Gen 5 — TM
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 5 — TM
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 5 — TM
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 5 — TM
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Gen 5 — TM