Dire Claw (move)
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フェイタルクロー Fatal Claw
Dire Claw (Japanese: フェイタルクロー Fatal Claw) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is the signature move of Sneasler.
Dire Claw inflicts damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It has a 50% chance (80% chance in the strong style) to either poison the target, paralyze it, or make it drowsy.
Dire Claw's power has been changed from 60 to 80. It has a 50% chance of leaving the target poisoned, paralyzed, or asleep.
By leveling up
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
- Dire Claw is the only Poison-type move that can inflict paralysis or sleep.
In other languages
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