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Metal Claw
Metal Claw VIII.png
メタルクロー
Metal Claw
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Steel.gif
Category Physical
Power: 50
Accuracy: 95%
PP: 35, max: 56
Affects: Selected Target
Secondary Effect: 10% chance of raising the user's attack stat by one.
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: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool
Appeal:
Jam:
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Metal Claw is a damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation II.

Description

Games Description
RSEFRLG A claw attack that may raise the user's ATTACK.
DPPtHGSS The foe is raked with steel claws. It may also raise the user's Attack stat.
BWB2W2 The target is raked with steel claws. It may also raise the user's Attack stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user's Attack stat.

Effect

It has a 10% chance of raising the Attack stat of the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VI VII VIII
004.png Charmander fire 13 (FRLG)
005.png Charmeleon fire 13 (FRLG)
006.png Charizard fire/flying 1, 13 (FRLG)
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel
050A.png Diglett ground/steel
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel
098.png Krabby water 21 21
099.png Kingler water 1 (FRLG) 21 21
212.png Scizor bug/steel 30 26 21 21
215.png Sneasel dark/ice 65 (C) 64 42 49 (BW)
22 (B2W2)
227.png Skarmory steel/flying
290.png Nincada bug/ground 38 38 38
304.png Aron steel/rock 13 15 15 (BW)
11 (B2W2)
305.png Lairon steel/rock 13 15 15 (BW)
11 (B2W2)
306.png Aggron steel/rock 13 15 15 (BW)
11 (B2W2)
347.png Anorith rock/bug 25 19 19
348.png Armaldo rock/bug 25 19 19
375.png Metang steel/psychic 20 1, 20 1, 20
376.png Metagross steel/psychic 1, 20 1, 20 1, 20
379.png Registeel steel 9 9 9
394.png Prinplup water 16 16
395.png Empoleon water/steel 16 16
448.png Lucario fighting/steel 1 1
461.png Weavile dark/ice 42 49 (BW)
22 (B2W2)
483.png Dialga steel/dragon 10 (DPPt)
6 (HGSS)
6
529.png Drilbur ground 15
530.png Excadrill ground/steel 15
597.png Ferroseed grass/steel 14
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel 14
624.png Pawniard dark/steel 25
625.png Bisharp dark/steel 25
632.png Durant bug/steel 21
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting 13
649.png Genesect bug/steel 1
791.png Solgaleo psychic/steel
800.png Necrozma psychic
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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