Shadow Claw (move)

Move data

Type Ghost
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM65
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM65
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM65
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM65

Effects

Shadow Claw deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Shadow Claw turns into Never-Ending Nightmare and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Shadow Claw 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.

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Level 29
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Level 33
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 42
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 42
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 37

Learnt by TM

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Absol
#359 / Dark
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Litten
#725 / Fire