Quick Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Priority +1
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Quick Attack deals damage and has a priority of +1.

Moves with a higher priority always go first, regardless of a Pokémon's speed. If two moves with the same priority are used, the faster Pokémon goes first as usual.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Quick Attack turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Lets the user get in the first hit.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An extremely fast attack that always strikes first.
FireRed/LeafGreen An almost invisibly fast attack that is certain to strike first.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user lunges at the foe at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. This move always goes first.
Sun/Moon The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. This move always goes first.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Quick Attack 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.

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Level 4
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Level 1
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Level 4
PikachuPikachu
#025 / Electric
Level 10
RaichuRaichu
#026 / Electric
Level 1
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 10
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 1
EeveeEevee
#133 / Normal
Level 13
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 13
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 13
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
Level 13
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 13
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Level 13
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 13
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
Level 7
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Level 1
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
Level 7
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 6
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 13
UmbreonUmbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 13
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 13
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Level 8
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Level 15
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
Level 1
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
Level 22
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Level 9
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 1
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 9
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 1
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 9
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Level 23
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 25
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 25
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 19
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Level 6
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 6
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Level 10
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Level 10
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
Level 1
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
Level 1
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 12
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Level 12
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 5
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Level 1
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Level 7
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 5
PachirisuPachirisu
#417 / Electric
Level 5
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
Level 11
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
Level 1
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
Level 11
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Level 16
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 16
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 1
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 1
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Level 8
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Level 1
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 6
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 13
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 13
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 13
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
Level 11
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 28
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 1
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 11
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 1
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 1
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Level 4
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 13
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Level 1
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 1
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 6
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
Level 8
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
Level 8
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 8
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 7
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 7
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 6
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 6
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 6
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Level 17
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Level 1
SylveonSylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 13

Learnt by breeding

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

SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Flying
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Flying
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Field, Flying
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Flying
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Flying
PinsirPinsir
#127 / Bug
Bug
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Field
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Field, Water 1
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
Field, Water 1
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Field, Water 1
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Field
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Field
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Field
GlameowGlameow
#431 / Normal
Field
PuruglyPurugly
#432 / Normal
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

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

PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Gen 3 — Level up