Sharpen (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Sharpen raises the user's Attack by one stage.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sharpen turns into Z-Sharpen and raises Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
A move that raises the user's ATTACK.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Reduces the polygon count and raises ATTACK.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user reduces its polygon count to sharpen edges and raise ATTACK.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user reduces its polygon count to make itself more jagged, raising the Attack stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user reduces its polygon count to make itself more jagged, raising the Attack stat.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user lowers its polygon count to make itself more jagged, raising the Attack stat.
Sun/Moon The user makes its edges more jagged, which raises its Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sharpen 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.

PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
Level 1
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 9
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Level 8
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
Level 20
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Level 20
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Level 8