Shift Gear (move)

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Shift Gear
ギアチェンジ Gear Change
Shift Gear.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Gets the Pokémon pumped up. Helps prevent nervousness, too.

Shift Gear (Japanese: ギアチェンジ Gear Change) is a non-damaging Steel-type move introduced in Generation V. Prior to Generation VII, it was one of the signature moves of Klink's evolutionary line.

Effect

Shift Gear increases the user's Speed by two stages and the user's Attack by one stage.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.
SM The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack stat and sharply raising its Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral 48 48 48
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral 52 52 52
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral 54 54 54
801 Magearna Magearna
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered Cinema Genesect
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Shift Gear V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Changement Vitesse*
Chgt Vitesse*
Germany Flag.png German Gangwechsel
Italy Flag.png Italian Cambiomarcia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 기어체인지 Gear Change
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Troca de Marcha
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cambio de Marcha*
Cambiomarcha*


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