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Aerial Ace
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つばめがえし Swallow Return
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Flying.gif
Category Physical
Power: 60
Accuracy: -%
PP: 20
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool

Aerial Ace is a Flying-type move introduced in Generation III that is unaffected by Accuracy and/or Evasion modifications. It was Swellow's signature move before the start of Generation IV. It was TM40 from Generation III to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon


Games Description
RSE An extremely speedy and unavoidable attack.
FRLG An extremely fast attack against one target. It can't be evaded.
DPPtHGSS The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
BWB2W2 The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.


In Battle

Aerial Ace deals damage. It always hits, unless the target is in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move, such as using Fly.

In Contests

Aerial Ace in contests falls under the category Cool and gains two appeal points when used. If it is used during the first turn of any round, it will gain an extra two points.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
021.png Spearow flying 25 17 17 17 15
022.png Fearow flying 17 17 17 15
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying 13 13 9 9
214.png Heracross bug/fighting 13 13 BW
10 B2W2
10 10
276.png Taillow flying 34 34 34 34 XY
277.png Swellow flying 38 38 38 38 XY
278.png Wingull water/flying 42 42 42 XY
396.png Starly normal/flying 25 25 25 25
397.png Staravia normal/flying 28 28 28 28
398.png Staraptor normal/flying 28 28 28 28
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting 17
580.png Ducklett water/flying 15 15 15
581.png Swanna water/flying 15 15 15
627.png Rufflet normal/flying 23 23 23
628.png Braviary normal/flying 23 23 23
673.png Gogoat grass 1, 65 1
679.png Honedge steel/ghost 22 22
680.png Doublade steel/ghost 22 22
681.png Aegislash steel/ghost 1 1
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying 16 16
772.png Type: Null normal 20
773.png Silvally normal 20
798.png Kartana grass/steel 23
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Main games

Main series

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