Swift (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Special
Power 60
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM39
Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM39
Sword​/​Shield TM40

Effects

Swift deals damage and ignores changes to the Accuracy and Evasion stats. However, it will not hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stage of Bounce, Dig, Dive, Fly, Shadow Force or Sky Drop.

Changes

In Generation 1, Swift can hit Pokémon during the invulnerable stage of Dig and Fly.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Swift turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Other languages

English Swift
Japanese スピードスター (Speed Star)
German Sternschauer
French Météores
Italian Comete
Spanish Rapidez

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that never misses.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Star-shaped rays that never miss are fired at all foes in battle.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing team. This attack never misses.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
Sword​/​Shield Star-shaped rays are shot at opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Swift 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.

Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 20
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 1
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 20
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 7
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Level 20
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Level 1
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 20
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 20

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Ponyta
Galarian Ponyta
#077 / Psychic
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Rapidash
Galarian Rapidash
#078 / Psychic · Fairy
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Wimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Sobble
#816 / Water
Nickit
#827 / Dark
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Indeedee
Female
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Morpeko
Full Belly Mode
#877 / Electric · Dark
Dreepy
#885 / Dragon · Ghost
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel