Wing Attack (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 35  (max. 56)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Wing Attack deals damage with no additional effect, besides being able to hit non-adjacent Pokémon in triple battles.

Changes

In Generation 1, Wing Attack has a base power of 35.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Wing Attack turns into Supersonic Skystrike and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Strikes the target with wings.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Strikes the foe with wings spread wide.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Sun/Moon The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Wing Attack at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 38
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 13
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 13
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 21
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 55
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 13
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 43
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Level 15
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 14
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 13
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 8
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 8
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Level 9
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 14
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 9
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 1
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 9
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 10
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 10
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 8
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16

Learnt by breeding

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

HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Bug
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Bug