Drill Peck (move)

Drill Peck
ドリルくちばし Drill Beak
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Type  Flying
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Affected by how well the previous Pokémon's move went.

Drill Peck (Japanese: ドリルくちばし Drill Beak) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Drill Peck inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. It can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Drill Peck can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if move Peck was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A standard Flying-type attack. It is strong and highly likely to hit the target.
GSC A strong, spinning-peck attack.
RSEColo. A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
XD A corkscrewing attack, with the beak acting as a drill.
FRLG
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
SwSh A corkscrewing attack that strikes the target with a sharp beak acting as a drill.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
021   Spearow
 
 
Flying Flying 29 37 37 37 37 37 36SMUSUM
32PE
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying 34 40 40 47 47 47 41SMUSUM
47PE
084   Doduo
 
 
Flying Flying 30 33 37 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
43SMUSUM
27PE
085   Dodrio
 
 
Flying Flying 30 38 47 47 47 47XY
41ORAS
47SMUSUM
27PE
145   Zapdos
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 49 49 71 71 1, 71 71SMUSUM
24PE
35
145   Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 35
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field 25 25
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying 36
393   Piplup
  Water 1 Field 39 39 39 39
394   Prinplup
  Water 1 Field 46 46 46 46
395   Empoleon
 
 
Water 1 Field 52 52 52 52
731   Pikipek
 
 
Flying Flying 27
732   Trumbeak
 
 
Flying Flying 32
733   Toucannon
 
 
Flying Flying 34
821   Rookidee
  Flying Flying 28
822   Corvisquire
  Flying Flying 34
823   Corviknight
 
 
Flying Flying 34
845   Cramorant
 
 
Water 1 Flying 35
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
177   Natu
 
 
Flying Flying
198   Murkrow
 
 
Flying Flying
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Drill peck is a move with 16 base power, 88% accuracy, and 13 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 100 120 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  Drill Peck
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 65
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2.3 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 65
Energy cost 40  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
        
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 30 → 40
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 40 → 60
    • Duration: 2.7 → 2.3 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.6 - 2.5 → 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
  • July 27, 2020
    • Power: 60 → 65
Trainer Battles
  • July 27, 2020
    • Power: 60 → 65

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

       
Piplup Dodrio Prinplup Skarmory
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Dodrio Dodrio jumps into the air and lands on the opponent while bringing its three heads forward. When it does, its beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them, or Dodrio repeatedly pecks the opponent with its beaks.
Falkner's Dodrio Fighting Flyer with Fire! Debut
Gary's Dodrio Putting the Air Back in Aerodactyl! None
  Fearow Fearow's beak spins like a drill and its pecks the opponent.
Skyler's Fearow The Big Balloon Blow-Up None
Tyson's Fearow Talkin' 'Bout an Evolution None
Rico's Fearow A Poached Ego! None
  Skarmory Skarmory's beak spins like a drill and it pecks the opponent.
Winona's Skarmory Who's Flying Now? None
  Zapdos Zapdos rams into the opponent with its beak and rotates its body in a circle, pecking the opponent.
A mirage Zapdos The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
  Prinplup Prinplup jumps into the air and its crown and beak glow white. Its beak also grows larger. It falls at the opponent, spinning like a drill.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
  Empoleon Empoleon's beak and crown glows gold or white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak, or Empoleon's crown glows yellow and a white streak swirls arounds its body. It then charges towards the opponent. Sometimes when it charges, it holds out its arms.
Kai's Empoleon The Rise of Darkrai None
Barry's Empoleon Gotta Get a Gible! None
Kenny's Empoleon Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! None
Professor Kukui's Empoleon A Full Battle Bounty! None
  Piplup Piplup's beak glows white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak.
Dawn's Piplup Piplup, Pansage, and a Meeting of the Times! None
Verity's Piplup I Choose You! None


Pokémon Origins

       
Dodrio
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Dodrio Dodrio's beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them.
Red's Dodrio File 4: Charizard Debut


In the manga

The Electric Tale of Pikachu


How I Became a Pokémon Card


Magical Pokémon Journey


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 啄鑽 Dēukjyun
Mandarin 啄鑽 / 啄钻 Zhuózuān *
衝鑽 Chōngzuān *
  Danish Borehak
  Dutch Drilboor
  Finnish Nokkapora (AG006)
Poranokkaisu (EP131, AG084)
  French Bec Vrille
  German Bohrschnabel
  Greek Τρυπανοτσίμπημα
  Hindi घूमती चोंच मरो Ghoomti Chonch Maro
  Indonesian Paruh Bor
  Italian Perforbecco
  Korean 회전부리 Hoejeonburi
  Polish Pneumatyczne Dziobanie*
Wirujące Żądło/Wiertło*
Wielki Świder*
Wirujący Dziób*
Przewiercający Atak*
Świdrujący Atak*
Wiertłodziób*
Portuguese   Brazil Bico Broca (games, anime, TCG, manga)
Bicada Perfurante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Bico Perfurante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Bico Perfurador (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Ataque Bicada (Pokémon Chronicles)
Bicada Escavadora (DP series)
  Romanian Ciocul Săpător
  Serbian Kljun bušilica
Spanish   Latin America Pico Taladro (EP131-AG006, DP026-present)
Pico Martillo (HS15)
Ataque de Pico (AG084)
Taladro de Pico (M10)
  Spain Pico Taladro
  Thai จะงอยสว่าน
  Turkish Matkap Gagası
  Vietnamese Mũi Khoan Mỏ Chim



Variations of the move Strength
  StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
  Dazzling GleamPower Gem


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