Wing Attack (move)

Move data

Type Flying
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 35  (max. 56)
Makes contact? Yes
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 Pokémon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Other languages

English Wing Attack
Japanese つばさでうつ (Tsubasa de Utsu)
German Flügelschlag
French Cru-Aile
Italian Attacco d'Ala
Spanish Ataque Ala

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 12
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Level 20
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 15
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 15
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 8
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Level 12
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 4
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 16
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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