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Pin Missile
ミサイルばり Missile Needle
Pin Missile VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Bug.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 25[1]
Accuracy: 95%[2]
PP: 20, max: 32
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Startles the Pokémon that has the Judge's attention.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Effectiveness varies depending on when it is used.

Pin Missile is a Bug-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Fires pins that strike 2-5 times.
RSE Sharp pins are fired to strike 2 to 5 times.
FRLG Sharp pins are shot at the foe and hit two to fives times at once.
DPPtHGSS Sharp pins are shot at the foe in rapid succession. They hit two to fives times in a row.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to fives times in a row.
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The user fires sharp pins at the target rapidly. They hit two to five times.

Effect

In battle

Pin Missile does damage, hitting the target two to five times in a turn. In a Double Battle, Pin Missile can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Pin Missile can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
015.png Beedrill bug/poison Bug 30 35 35 28 28 28 32SMUSUM
28PE
135.png Jolteon electric Field 48RGBJP
36Y
36 36 36 36BW
25B2W2
25 25SMUSUM
17PE
35
167.png Spinarak bug/poison Bug 36 36 36 36
168.png Ariados bug/poison Bug 41 41 41 41
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 28 28RSE
21FRLG
37 37 37 37 32
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug 31 31 35
263.png Zigzagoon normal Field 25 25 25 25XY
19ORAS
19 18
263A.png Zigzagoon dark/normal Field 18
264.png Linoone normal Field 1
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field 1
331.png Cacnea grass Grass/Human-Like 21 21 21 21XY
38ORAS
38
332.png Cacturne grass/dark Grass/Human-Like 21 21 21 21XY
38ORAS
38
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 12 12BW
9B2W2
9 9 30
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 1, 12DP
12PtHGSS
12BW
9B2W2
9 9 30
556.png Maractus grass Grass 10 10 10 20
597.png Ferroseed grass/steel Grass/Mineral 18 18 18 10
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel Grass/Mineral 18 18 18 1
650.png Chespin grass Field 18 18
651.png Quilladin grass Field 20 19
652.png Chesnaught grass/fighting Field 20 19
747.png Mareanie poison/water Water 1 45 25
748.png Toxapex poison/water Water 1 51 25
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 41 36
777.png Togedemaru electric/steel Field/Fairy 45 30
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By TM

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
028.png Sandslash ground Field TM07
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel Field TM07
091.png Cloyster water/ice Water 3 TM07
135.png Jolteon electric Field TM07
139.png Omastar rock/water Water 1/Water 3 TM07
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM07
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 TM07
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TM07
263.png Zigzagoon normal Field TM07
263A.png Zigzagoon dark/normal Field TM07
264.png Linoone normal Field TM07
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field TM07
315.png Roselia grass/poison Fairy/Grass TM07
406.png Budew grass/poison Undiscovered TM07
407.png Roserade grass/poison Fairy/Grass TM07
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying Bug TM07
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 TM07
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 TM07
543.png Venipede bug/poison Bug TM07
544.png Whirlipede bug/poison Bug TM07
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug TM07
556.png Maractus grass Grass TM07
595.png Joltik bug/electric Bug TM07
596.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug TM07
597.png Ferroseed grass/steel Grass/Mineral TM07
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel Grass/Mineral TM07
747.png Mareanie poison/water Water 1 TM07
748.png Toxapex poison/water Water 1 TM07
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM07
777.png Togedemaru electric/steel Field/Fairy TM07
803.png Poipole poison Undiscovered TM07
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM07
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TM07
864.png Cursola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TM07
871.png Pincurchin electric Water 1/Amorphous TM07
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Special move

Generation III

Gallery

Main games

Main series

References

  1. ^ As of Generation V, Pin Missile has a base power of 25, which prior to that had a base power of 14
  2. ^ As of Generation VI, Pin Missile has an accuracy of 95%, which prior to that had an accuracy of 85%
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