Slash (move)

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Slash
きりさく Slash
Slash.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Slash (Japanese: きりさく Slash) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Slash deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Normal-type attack. It has a high probability of a critical hit for inflicting double the damage.
Stad2 A Normal-type attack. It has a high probability of a critical hit for inflicting double damage.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD 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
SM
The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon 30 37 37 28 34 34
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
Monster Dragon 33 41 41 32 39 39
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon 36 44 44 32 41 41
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field 17 23 23 31 31BW
26B2W2
26
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Field Field 17 24 24 40 40BW
26B2W2
26XY
28ORAS
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass 34 31 31 22 27 27
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass 39 37 35 22 29 29
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field 31 33 33 34 37 37
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Field Field 35 37 38 40 45 45
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field 44 46 46RSE
40FRLG
33 33 33
053 Persian Persian
Field Field 51 53 53RSE
49FRLG
37 37 37
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Flying Field 39 37 41 19 19 19
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug 29 36 31 29 29 29
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug 49
140 Kabuto Kabuto
Water 1 Water 3 39
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3 39 40 40 40 40 40
158 Totodile Totodile
Monster Water 1 35 35 29 34 34
159 Croconaw Croconaw
Monster Water 1 37 37 33 39 39
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
Monster Water 1 38 38 37 45 45
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug 36 36 31 34BW
27B2W2
27
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug 36 31 29 29 29
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field 49 50 35 38BW
35B2W2
35
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
Field Field 36 37 29 29 29
217 Ursaring Ursaring
Field Field 39 37 29 29 29
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying 46DP
42PtHGSS
45 45XY
39ORAS
255 Torchic Torchic
Field Field 34 34 34 34XY
37ORAS
256 Combusken Combusken
Field Field 39 39 39 39XY
42ORAS
257 Blaziken Blaziken
Field Field 42 42 42 42XY
44ORAS
264 Linoone Linoone
Field Field 41 41 47 47XY
32ORAS
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth
Field Field 31 31 31 31XY
23ORAS
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug 31 31 31 31XY
23ORAS
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo
Water 2 Water 2 33 30 30 30
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field 19 18 18BW
15B2W2
15XY
19ORAS
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3 49 43 43 43XY
34ORAS
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3 55 46 46 46XY
25, 34ORAS
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field 31 25DP
27PtHGSS
27 27XY
25ORAS
359 Absol Absol
Field Field 36 36 36BW
28B2W2
28XY
22ORAS
383 Groudon Groudon
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20 20DPPt
402 Kricketune Kricketune
Bug Bug 26PtHGSS 26 26
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
Bug Bug 31 31BW
21B2W2
21
431 Glameow Glameow
Field Field 37 37 37
432 Purugly Purugly
Field Field 37 37 37
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field 25DP
22PtHGSS
22 22
435 Skuntank Skuntank
Field Field 25DP
22PtHGSS
22 22
443 Gible Gible
Monster Dragon 25 25 25
444 Gabite Gabite
Monster Dragon 28 28 28
445 Garchomp Garchomp
Monster Dragon 28 28 28
469 Yanmega Yanmega
Bug Bug 38DP
43PtHGSS
43 43
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous 22 22 22XY
17ORAS
483 Dialga Dialga
Undiscovered Undiscovered 70DPPt
15HGSS
15 15
484 Palkia Palkia
Undiscovered Undiscovered 70DPPt
15HGSS
15 15
487 Giratina Giratina
Undiscovered Undiscovered 70DPPt
15HGSS
15 15
488 Cresselia Cresselia
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47 47 47
503 Samurott Samurott
Field Field 36 36
509 Purrloin Purrloin
Field Field 30 30
510 Liepard Liepard
Field Field 34 34
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field 26 26
530 Excadrill Excadrill
Field Field 26 26
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug 29 29
557 Dwebble Dwebble
Bug Mineral 31 31
558 Crustle Crustle
Bug Mineral 31 31
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug 32 32
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug 32 32
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug 26 26
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug 26 26
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon 20 20
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon 20 20
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon 20 20
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo
Field Field 33 33
614 Beartic Beartic
Field Field 33 33
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
Mineral Mineral 41 41
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster 21 21
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like 30 30
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like 30 30
627 Rufflet Rufflet
Flying Flying 28 28
628 Braviary Braviary
Flying Flying 28 28
631 Heatmor Heatmor
Field Field 41 41
643 Reshiram Reshiram
Undiscovered Undiscovered 36 36
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered 36 36
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered 36 36
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered 29 29
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like 20
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like 20
679 Honedge Honedge
Mineral Mineral 29
680 Doublade Doublade
Mineral Mineral 29
681 Aegislash Aegislash
Mineral Mineral 1
686 Inkay Inkay
Water 1 Water 2 43
687 Malamar Malamar
Water 1 Water 2 43
688 Binacle Binacle
Water 3 Water 3 13
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
Water 3 Water 3 13
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
161 Sentret Sentret
Field Field
287 Slakoth Slakoth
Field Field
418 Buizel Buizel
Water 1 Field
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Water 3 Bug
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation II

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'dLv. 5
Field Flying Pokémon Stadium 2
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
418 Buizel Buizel
Water 1 Field Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 41 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has an increased critical hit ratio.
Used by : Persian

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
Conq. The target is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

In the anime

In the main series

Tyson Meowth Slash.png Harrison Sneasel Slash.png Jupiter Skuntank Slash.png Ash Charizard Slash.png
Meowth Sneasel Skuntank Charizard
The user's claws glow. It then slashes the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
123 Scyther Scyther repeatedly slashes the opponent with its scythes.
Jeanette Fisher's Scyther The Fourth Round Rumble Debut
Tracey's Scyther Tracey Gets Bugged None
Three wild Scyther Mewtwo Returns None
Pokémon Poacher's Scyther Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
A Coordinator's Scyther Mounting a Coordinator Assault! None
004 Charmander A finger on each of Charmander's claws shine. It then slashes the opponent.
Ritchie's Zippo A Friend in Deed None
028 Sandslash Sandslash slashes at the opponent with its two front claws.
Koji's Sandslash Good 'Quil Hunting None
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa slashes the opponent with its claws, leaving behind a white energy where it slashed.
A wild Teddiursa UnBEARable None
215 Sneasel Sneasel slashes at the opponent, leaving behind a light purple energy stream where it slashed.
Iron-Masked Marauder's Sneasel Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
Harrison's Sneasel Pop Goes the Sneasel None
159 Croconaw Croconaw slashes at the opponent with its claws, leaving behind a thin white energy line where it slashed.
Dundee's Croconaw Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
Bryan's Croconaw The Champ Twins! None
158 Totodile Totodile slashes the opponent with its claws.
Ash's Totodile Just Add Water None
141 Kabutops Kabutops slashes at the opponent with its claws.
A wild Kabutops Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias None
052 Meowth Meowth's claws come out and they shine briefly. Then, Meowth slashes the opponent with them.
Tyson's Meowth Saved by the Beldum None
264 Linoone Linoone's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them. As it slashes, a white streak is left behind Linoone's claws.
Three Linoone Captured by Solana's Capture Styler The Green Guardian None
212 Scizor Scizor smacks the opponent hard with its claws, or Scizor swipes its claws and releases a white cresent of energy from its claws at the opponent.
Minnie's Scizor Gymbaliar! None
Unknown Trainer's Scizor An Elite Meet and Greet! None
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent, leaving behind a white afterimage where it slashed.
Mira's Sandshrew Sandshrew's Locker! None
335 Zangoose Zangoose's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Multiple wild Zangoose Tears for Fears! None
Weiss's Zangoose Saving Braviary! None
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Aaron's Vespiquen A Trainer and Child Reunion! None
478 Froslass Froslass's fingers glow white and they become sharp. Froslass then slashes the opponent with them. It leaves behind white trails where it slashed.
A wild Froslass The Drifting Snorunt! Froslass cannot legally learn Slash
217 Ursaring Urasing's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent, leaving behind white trails where it slashed.
Paul's Ursaring Evolving Strategies! None
435 Skuntank Skuntank's claws glow white and grow longer. It then slashes the opponent in an 'X' like fashion. Its claws leave a white trail of energy where they slashed.
Jupiter's Skuntank Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! None
557 Dwebble One or both of Dwebble's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them. The claw leaves behind a white trail of energy where it slashed.
Three wild Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Cilan's Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
614 Beartic Beartic's claws glow white on one paw and it slashes the opponent with it.
Georgia's Beartic Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster! None
529 Drilbur Drilbur's claws glow white on both of its hands and it slashes the opponent with them.
Ferris's Drilbur The Restoration Confrontation! Part 1 None
625 Bisharp The blades on Bisharp's elbows glow white, and it slashes the opponent with them.
Davy's Bisharp Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad! None
006 Charizard Charizard's claws glow white and grow longer. It slashes the opponent with them.
Ash's Charizard The Fires of a Red-Hot Reunion! None
621 Druddigon Druddigon's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Clair's Druddigon A Pokémon of a Different Color! None
Aliana's Druddigon An Explosive Operation! None
445M Garchomp Mega Garchomp slashes the opponent with its claws.
Professor Sycamore's Garchomp Garchomp's Mega Bond! None
475 Gallade One of Gallade's arms glows white and it slashes the opponent with it.
Woodward's Gallade Mending a Broken Spirit! None
680 Doublade Doublade's swords glow white, it rotates rapidly in a clockwise motion and charges at its opponent until it strikes the opponent with its swords.
Sawyer's Doublade A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None
681B Aegislash Aegislash's sword glows white and it slashes the opponent with it.
Sawyer's Aegislash Valuable Experience for All! None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Red Charizard Slash PO.png Red Mega Charizard X Slash PO.png None.png
Charizard Mega Charizard X
The user slashes the opponent with sharp claws.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
141 Kabutops Kabutops slashes the opponent with its scythes.
Red's Kabutops File 3: Giovanni Debut
123 Scyther Scyther slashes the opponent with one of its scythes.
Red's Scyther File 4: Charizard None
006 Charizard Charizard slashes the opponent with its claws.
Red's Charizard File 4: Charizard None
006MX Charizard Mega Charizard X's claws glow white. It then repeatedly slashes the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 4: Charizard None

In the manga

In the Aim to Be a Card Master!! manga


In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Zensho manga


In other generations

Slash I.png Slash II.png Slash III.png Slash IV.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
Slash V.png Slash PMD RB.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
Slash Stadium.png Slash Stad2.png Slash Colo.png Slash XD.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

Trivia

  • All of the variations of this move involve cutting or slashing.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 劈開 Pī​kāi
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hug
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Hak
Finland Flag.png Finnish Sivallus
France Flag.png French Tranche
Germany Flag.png German Schlitzer
Greece Flag.png Greek Σκίσιμο Skisimo
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Membelah
Italy Flag.png Italian Lacerazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 베어가르기 Beeo Gareugi
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Hogg
Hugg
Poland Flag.png Polish Siekanie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Talhada
Talho (XY series-present, TCG, and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Retalhar
Romania Flag.png Romanian Tăietura
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zamah
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cuchillada (EP077-EP256, DP008-DP047, DP132-present)
Garra (AG126-AG131)
Cortada (AG155)
Rasguño* (DP099)
Spain Flag.png Spain Cuchillada
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yırtma
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Chém



Variations of the move Slash
Physical SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


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