Steel Wing (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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

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 Pokemon.

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Steel Wing 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.

Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 34
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 48
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 55
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 60

Learnt by TM

Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Steel Wing as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.