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

FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
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
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Level 22
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Level 24
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 24
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 16
ToucannonToucannon
#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)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Flying