Steel Wing (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 90
PP 25  (max. 40)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM47
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM47
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM47
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM51
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM51
Sword​/​Shield TM30

Effects

Steel Wing deals damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Defense by one stage.

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, Steel Wing 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 Steel Wing
Japanese はがねのつばさ (Hagane no Tsubasa)
German Stahlflügel
French Aile d'Acier
Italian Alacciaio
Spanish Ala De Acero

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Stiff wings strike the foe.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Strikes the foe with hard wings spread wide.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user’s DEFENSE.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.
Sword​/​Shield The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Steel Wing 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.

Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 28
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 40
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 50
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 56
Corviknight
#823 / Flying · Steel
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Articuno
Galarian Articuno
#144 / Psychic · Flying
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Moltres
Galarian Moltres
#146 / Dark · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon