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Swift
({{{kanji}}} {{{romaji}}})
Swift PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 60
Accuracy: N/A%
PP: 20
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: No
Magic Bounce: No
Magic Coat: No
Mirror Move: Yes
Snatch: No
Contest Data
Contests
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
The appeal works great if performed first.
Super Contests
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Works great if the user performs first this turn.

Swift (スピードスター, Speed Star) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It was available as TM39 in Generations I and II.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that never misses.
RSE Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.
FRLG Star-shaped rays that never miss are fired at all foes in battle.
DPPtHGSS Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing team. This attack never misses.
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. The attack never misses.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Swift ignores accuracy and deals damage to the target. It can even be used if the target is in a semi-invulnerable turn using moves such Dig, Dive or Fly.

In a Double Battle, Swift targets both adjacent foes.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
025.png Pikachu electric Field/Fairy 26RGBJP
027.png Sandshrew ground Field 31 30 30 15 15BW
11B2W2
11XY
17ORAS
17SMUSUM
12PE
21
027A.png Sandshrew ice/steel Field 17SMUSUM
12PE
21
028.png Sandslash ground Field 36 33 33 15 15BW
11B2W2
11XY
17ORAS
17SMUSUM
12PE
21
028A.png Sandslash ice/steel Field 1
041.png Zubat poison/flying Flying 23B2W2 23 23SMUSUM
12PE
042.png Golbat poison/flying Flying 24B2W2 24 24SMUSUM
12PE
053.png Persian normal Field 28B2W2 28 1, Evo.
053A.png Persian dark Field 1, Evo.
081.png Magnemite electric/steel Mineral 41 33 38
082.png Magneton electric/steel Mineral 46 35GS
100.png Voltorb electric Mineral 36 37 42 33 36 36XY
20ORAS
20SMUSUM
14PE
101.png Electrode electric Mineral 40 40 48 35 40 40XY
20ORAS
20SMUSUM
14PE
107.png Hitmonchan fighting Human-Like 20PE
120.png Staryu water Water 3 32 25 24 24 24BW
18B2W2
18XY
16ORAS
16SMUSUM
13PE
20
121.png Starmie water/psychic Water 3 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM 1
125.png Electabuzz electric Human-Like 25 25 16 16BW
12B2W2
12 12SMUSUM
17PE
12
133.png Eevee normal Field 10 17SMUSUM
21PE
20
134.png Vaporeon water Field 1
135.png Jolteon electric Field 1
136.png Flareon fire Field 1
150.png Mewtwo psychic Undiscovered 1 22 22RSE
33FRLG
15 8 8 8SMUSUM
33PE
1
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered 11PE
155.png Cyndaquil fire Field 36 36 28 31 31 31
156.png Quilava fire Field 42 42 31 31 31 31
157.png Typhlosion fire Field 45 45 31 31 31 31
165.png Ledyba bug/flying Bug 36 36 33 33 33 8
166.png Ledian bug/flying Bug 42 42 41 41 41 1, 8
169.png Crobat poison/flying Flying 24B2W2 24 24
190.png Aipom normal Field 27 38 22 22 22 22
193.png Yanma bug/flying Bug 37GS
196.png Espeon psychic Field 30 30 29 29BW
17B2W2
17 17 20
197.png Umbreon dark Field 1
227.png Skarmory steel/flying Flying 19 13 11DP
9PtHGSS
9 9XY
23ORAS
23
239.png Elekid electric Undiscovered 25 25 16 16BW
12B2W2
12 12 12
249.png Lugia psychic/flying Undiscovered 66 66 43DPPt
250.png Ho-Oh fire/flying Undiscovered 66 66 43DPPt
311.png Plusle electric Fairy 29 31 31XY
16ORAS
16
312.png Minun electric Fairy 29 31 31XY
16ORAS
16
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 30 30 30 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
385.png Jirachi steel/psychic Undiscovered 10 10 10 10 10 7
386D.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered 30 49 49 49XY
37ORAS
37
417.png Pachirisu electric Field/Fairy 21 21 21 21
418.png Buizel water Water 1/Field 15 15BW
21B2W2
21 21
419.png Floatzel water Water 1/Field 15 15BW
21B2W2
21 21
424.png Ambipom normal Field 22 22 22 22
466.png Electivire electric Human-Like 16 16BW
12B2W2
12 12 12
470.png Leafeon grass Field 1
471.png Glaceon ice Field 1
480.png Uxie psychic Undiscovered 21PtHGSS 21 21 21 7
481.png Mesprit psychic Undiscovered 21PtHGSS 21 21 21 7
482.png Azelf psychic Undiscovered 21PtHGSS 21 21 21 7
572.png Minccino normal Field 19 19 19 20
573.png Cinccino normal Field 1
617.png Accelgor bug Bug 25 25 25 20
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like 21 21 21
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like 21 21 21
700.png Sylveon fairy Field 17 17 20
774.png Minior rock/flying Mineral 15
795.png Pheromosa bug/fighting Undiscovered 7
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
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

By Move Tutor

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

By event

Generation II

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