Wing Attack (move)

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Wing Attack
つばさでうつ Wing Strike
Wing Attack.png
Wing Attack 2.png
Type  Flying
Category  Physical
PP  35 (max. 56)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Works well if it's the same type as the one before.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Wing Attack (Japanese: つばさでうつ Wing Strike) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

Wing Attack inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. Wing Attack has a power of 35.

Generations II to IV

Wing Attack's power increases to 60.

Generation V

Wing Attack can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Flying-type attack. The attacking Pokémon spreads its wings and charges at the target.
Stad2 A Flying-type attack. The attacking Pokémon spreads its wings and charges.
GSC Strikes the target with wings.
RSE Strikes the foe with wings spread wide.
FRLG The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide.
Colo.XD Strikes the target with wings spread wide.
DPPtHGSS The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon 36 36 36 36 36 Evo.
016 Pidgey Pidgey
Flying Flying 28 29 25 33 33 33 33
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto
Flying Flying 31 33 27 37 37 37 37
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot
Flying Flying 31 33 27 38 38 38 38
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying 28 27 21 17 17BW
15B2W2
15XY
13ORAS
13
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying 32 30 21 17 17BW
15B2W2
15XY
13ORAS
13
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug 50Y 30 26 21 21 21 21
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
146 Moltres Moltres
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon 55 55 55 55 55 Evo.
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying 30 21 17 17BW
15B2W2
15XY
13ORAS
13
193 Yanma Yanma
Bug Bug 37C 43RSE
39FRLG
43 43 43 43
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying 15 15 15 15
226 Mantine Mantine
Water 1 Water 1 40 36 22 22BW
14B2W2
14 14
276 Taillow Taillow
Flying Flying 13 13 13 13 13
277 Swellow Swellow
Flying Flying 13 13 13 13 13
278 Wingull Wingull
Water 1 Flying 13 11 11BW
9B2W2
9XY
8ORAS
8
279 Pelipper Pelipper
Water 1 Flying 1, 13 1, 11 1, 11BW
1, 9B2W2
1, 9XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 8
396 Starly Starly
Flying Flying 9 9 9 9
397 Staravia Staravia
Flying Flying 9 9 9 9
398 Staraptor Staraptor
Flying Flying 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9
430 Honchkrow Honchkrow
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1
458 Mantyke Mantyke
Undiscovered Undiscovered 22 22BW
14B2W2
14 14
566 Archen Archen
Flying Water 3 1 1 1
567 Archeops Archeops
Flying Water 3 1 1 1
580 Ducklett Ducklett
Water 1 Flying 9 9 9
581 Swanna Swanna
Water 1 Flying 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9
627 Rufflet Rufflet
Flying Flying 10 10 10
628 Braviary Braviary
Flying Flying 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like 8 8
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying 16 16
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying 16 16
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
163 Hoothoot Hoothoot
Flying Flying
198 Murkrow Murkrow
Flying Flying
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug 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
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug 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.


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 = 31 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Zubat   Staravia   Rufflet

Pokémon GO

Wing Attack
Fast Attack
Type Flying
Power 9
Energy boost 7%
Duration 0.75 seconds
Eligible Pokémon:
CharizardPidgeottoPidgeotGolbat

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Wing Attack had a power of 12.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target.
Conq. The target is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.

In the anime

In the main series

Ash Starly Wing Attack.png Brock Crobat Wing Attack.png Cameron Swanna Wing Attack.png Vito Swellow Wing Attack.png
Starly Crobat Swanna Swellow
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto hits the opponent with one of its wings.
Ash's Pidgeotto The Water Flowers of Cerulean City Debut
042 Golbat Golbat repeatedly dives down and strikes the opponent with one of its wings, or Golbat deflects an opponent's attacks with its wings. Sometimes, its wings glow white.
Koga's Golbat The Ninja Poké-Showdown! None
Brock's Golbat Hassle in the Castle None
J's henchmen's Golbat Ill-Will Hunting! None
018 Pidgeot Pidgeot hits the opponent with one of its wings.
Falkner's Pidgeot Fighting Flyer with Fire None
041 Zubat Zubat flies down at hits the opponent with one of its wings.
Brock's Zubat Spell of the Unown: Entei None
169 Crobat Four or two of Crobat's four wings glow white and its hits the opponent with them.
Brock's Crobat Control Freak! None
J's henchmen's Crobat Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part 1 None
Xerosic's Crobat XY139 None
149 Dragonite Dragonite flaps its wings and white energy is released from them, hitting the opponent.
Lance's Dragonite Rage of Innocence None
226 Mantine Mantine hits the opponent many times with one of its wings, or both of Mantine's wings glow white and white energy shines off them. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Dorian's Mantine Just Add Water None
Marlon's Mantine The Road to Humilau! None
276 Taillow Taillow hits the opponent with one of its wings. Sometimes, its wings glow white.
Ash's Taillow A Tail with a Twist None
279 Pelipper Pelipper strikes the opponent with one of its wings.
Anthony's Pelipper You Said a Mouthful! None
016 Pidgey Pidgey's wings glow white and it strikes the opponent with one of them.
A Pidgey Anita borrowed from the Pokémon Trainer's School Gonna Rule the School! None
277 Swellow Swellow's wings glow white and it slashes the opponent with one of them.
Vito Winstrate's Swellow Candid Camerupt! None
Ash's Swellow That's Just Swellow None
396 Starly Starly slaps the opponent across the face multiple times with one of its wings.
Ash's Starly Two Degrees of Separation! None
397 Staravia Staravia's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with one of them.
Ash's Staravia Cooking up a Sweet Story! None
185 Sudowoodo The branches on Sudowoodo's head and the orbs on its hands glow white. It then hits the opponent with one of its hands.
Brock's Sudowoodo Tears For Fears! Used via Mimic
398 Staraptor Staraptor's wings shine, then glow white. It then hits the opponent with one of them.
Reggie's Staraptor Lost Leader Strategy! None
Barry's Staraptor Barry's Busting Out All Over! None
193 Yanma Yanma's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with one of them.
Jessie's Yanma The Thief That Keeps on Thieving! None
Tyler's Yanma The Thief That Keeps on Thieving! None
580 Ducklett Both of Ducklett's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the tips of the feathers. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Three wild Ducklett Dancing With the Ducklett Trio! None
520 Tranquill Both of Tranquill's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the tips of the feathers. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Ash's Tranquill An Amazing Aerial Battle! Japanese version only
Tranquill cannot legally learn Wing Attack
566 Archen Both of Archen's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the tips of the feathers. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Four wild Archen A Restoration Confrontation! Part 1 None
628 Braviary Both of Braviary's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the tips of the feathers. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Soren's Braviary A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
A wild Braviary Saving Braviary! None
581 Swanna Both of Swanna's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the tips of the feathers. It then slams into the opponent.
Cameron's Swanna Cameron's Secret Weapon! None
006 Charizard Both of Charizard's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the wingtips. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Ash's Charizard The Fires of a Red-Hot Reunion! None

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Blue Pidgeot Wing Attack PG.png None.png None.png
Pidgeot
The foe is struck with large, imposing wings spread wide to inflict damage.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
018 Pidgeot Both of Pidgeot's wings glow white and white energy shines off them at the wingtips. It then slams into the opponent with one of them.
Blue's Pidgeot The Challenger Debut

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY! manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Wing Attack I.png Wing Attack II.png Wing Attack III.png Wing Attack 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
Wing Attack V.png Wing Attack 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
Wing Attack Stad.png Wing Attack Stad2.png Wing Attack Colo.png Wing Attack 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

In other languages

Language Title
The Arab world Flag.png Arabic هجوم الجناح hujum aljanah
Mandarin Chinese 翅膀攻擊 Chìbǎng Gōngjī
Denmark Flag.png Danish Vingeangreb
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vleugelaanval
Finland Flag.png Finnish Siipi-isku
France Flag.png French Cru-Aile
Germany Flag.png German Flügelschlag
Greece Flag.png Greek Πτερωτή Pterutí
India Flag.png Hindi पंखों का वार Pankhon Ka Waar
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Kepakan Sayap
Italy Flag.png Italian Attacco d'Ala*
Att. d'Ala*
South Korea Flag.png Korean 날개치기 Nalgae Chigi
Poland Flag.png Polish Atak Skrzydeł
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Ataque de Asa
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ataque de Asas
Romania Flag.png Romanian Atacul Aripilor
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Napad krilima
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ataque Ala*
Ataque-Ala*
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Vingattack
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kanat Saldırısı
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tấn Công Bằng Cánh


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