Shift Gear (move)

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Move data

Type Steel
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Shift Gear raises the user's Attack by one stage and Speed by two stages.

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Shift Gear turns into Z-Shift Gear and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.
Sun/Moon The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack stat and sharply raising its Speed stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Shift Gear 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.

KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
Level 48
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
Level 52
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 54
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 1