Smart Strike (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 7

Machine/Record

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM67
Sword​/​Shield TM96

Effects

The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Smart Strike turns into Corkscrew Crash and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Smart Strike
Japanese スマートホーン (Smart Horn)
German Schmalhorn
French Estocorne
Italian Sottilcorno
Spanish Cuerno Certero

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.
Sword​/​Shield The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Smart Strike at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Thundurus
Therian Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Glastrier
#896 / Ice
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice