Slash
きりさく Slash
Slash VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 70
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
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: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Slash is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSE Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
FRLG The foe is slashed with claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.
SMUSUMPE The opponent gets attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.

Effect

In battle

Slash does damage and has a high chance of being a critical hit. In a Double Battle, Slash can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Slash can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
004.png Charmamder fire 30 37 37
005.png Charmeleon fire 33 41 41
006.png Charizard fire/flying 36 44 44
027.png Sandshrew ground 17 23 23
028.png Sandslash ground 17 24 24
046.png Paras bug/grass 34 31 31
047.png Parasect bug/grass 39 37 35
050.png Diglett ground 31 33 33
051.png Dugtrio ground 35 37 38
052.png Meowth normal 44 46 46 (RSE)
40 (FRLG)
053.png Persian normal 51 53 53 (RSE)
49 (FRLG)
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying 39 37 41
123.png Scyther bug/flying 29 36 31
127.png Pinsir bug 49
140.png Kabuto rock/water 39
141.png Kabutops rock/water 39 40 40
158.png Totodile water 35 35
159.png Croconaw water 37 37
160.png Feraligatr water 38 38
207.png Gligar ground/flying 36 36
212.png Scizor bug/steel 36 31
215.png Sneasel dark/ice 49 50
216.png Teddiursa normal 36 37
217.png Ursaring normal 39 37
227.png Skarmory steel/flying
255.png Torchic fire 34
256.png Combusken fire/fighting 39
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting 42
264.png Linoone normal 41
288.png Vigoroth normal 31
291.png Ninjask bug/flying 31
319.png Sharpedo water/dark 33
335.png Zangoose normal 19
347.png Anorith rock/bug 49
348.png Armaldo rock/bug 55
352.png Kecleon normal 31
359.png Absol dark 36
383.png Groudon ground 20
402.png Kricketune bug
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying
431.png Glameow normal
432.png Purugly normal
434.png Stunky poison/dark
435.png Skuntank poison/dark
443.png Gible dragon/ground
444.png Gabite dragon/ground
445.png Garchomp dragon/ground
469.png Yanmega bug/flying
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting
483.png Dialga steel/dragon
484.png Palkia water/dragon
487.png Giratina ghost/dragon
488.png Cresselia psychic
503.png Samurott water
509.png Purrloin dark
510.png Liepard dark
529.png Drilbur ground
530.png Excadrill ground/steel
542.png Leavanny bug/grass
557.png Dwebble bug/rock
558.png Crustle bug/rock
588.png Karrablast bug
589.png Escavalier bug/steel
595.png Joltik bug/electric
596.png Galvantula bug/electric
610.png Axew dragon
611.png Fraxure dragon
612.png Haxorus dragon
613.png Cubchoo ice
614.png Beartic ice
615.png Cryogonal ice
621.png Druddigon dragon
624.png Pawniard dark/steel
625.png Bisharp dark/steel
627.png Rufflet normal/flying
628.png Braviary normal/flying
631.png Heatmor fire
643.png Reshiram dragon/fire
644.png Zekrom dragon/electric
646.png Kyurem dragon/ice
649.png Genesect bug/steel
674.png Pancham fighting
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark
679.png Honedge ghost/steel
680.png Doublade ghost/steel
681.png Aegislash ghost/steel
686.png Inkay dark/psychic
687.png Malamar dark/psychic
688.png Binacle rock/water
689.png Barbaracle rock/water
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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