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Clanging Scales
スケイルノイズ Scale Noise
SM Prerelease Clanging Scales.png
Type  Dragon
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  110
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VII
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Jam  0  
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Clanging Scales (Japanese: スケイルノイズ Scale Noise) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature move of Kommo-o. It can be upgraded to the special Z-Move Clangorous Soulblaze by Kommo-o holding Kommonium Z in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.



Clanging Scales inflicts damage and reduces the user's Defense by one stage. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.


Games Description
SMUSUM The user rubs the scales on its entire body and makes a huge noise to attack the opposing Pokémon. The user's Defense stat goes down after the attack.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
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Dragon Dragon 1, Evo.
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 anime

None.png Totem Kommo-o Clanging Scales.png None.png None.png
The user rubs the scales on its entire body and makes a huge noise to attack the opposing Pokémon.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o folds its arms then unfolds them as it lets out a big roar, sending blue shockwaves towards the opponent.
Totem Kommo-o Family Determination! Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鱗片噪音 Lèuhnpín Chouyām
Mandarin 鱗片噪音 / 鳞片噪音 Línpiàn Zàoyīn
France Flag.png French Vibrécaille
Germany Flag.png German Schuppenrasseln
Italy Flag.png Italian Clamorsquame
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스케일노이즈 Scale Noise
Poland Flag.png Polish Dzwoniące Łuski
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Batida de Escamas
Russia Flag.png Russian Лязгающей Чешуе Lyazgayushchey Cheshuye
Spain Flag.png Spanish Fragor Escamas

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