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Hone Claws
Hone Claws VIII.png

Generation: V
Battle Data
Type: Type Dark.gif
Category Status
Power: N/A
Accuracy: N/A
PP: 15, max: 24
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: Raised user attack and accuracy
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
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Hone Claws is a Dark-type move introduced in Generation V.


Games Description
The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.


Hone Claws raises the user's Attack and Accuracy by one.

TM Location

TM Location
Game TM Location
BW After defeating the Elite 4, Go in the Cold Storage at the southwest of Driftveil. Talk to the sage, and he will give you the TM01
B2W2 At the Victory Road's Pokémon Center, there will be a path in between the mountain. There, you will find TM01 lying on the floor.
XY Near the flower patch in Route 5, you need to skate on the bars to reach the hill. Up there is the TM01.
ORAS In Slateport City, there will be a TM Salesman near the market, he sells TM01 Hone Claws for 5000 Pokédollars.


This is a list of Pokémon that can learn this move by leveling up:

By Leveling Up
No. Pokémon type 1 type 2 Level
215 Sneasel Dark Ice 35
431 Glameow Normal - 48
432 Purugly Normal - 60
451 Skorupi Poison Bug 45
452 Drapion Poison Dark 48
461 Weavile Dark Ice 35
509 Purrloin Dark - 24
510 Liepard Dark - 26
529 Drilbur Ground - 22
530 Excadrill Ground Steel 22
571 Zoroark Dark - 9
621 Druddigon Dragon - 5
627 Rufflet Normal Flying 14
628 Braviary Normal Flying 14


Main series

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