Drill Run (move)

Drill Run
ドリルライナー Drill Liner
Drill Run VIII.png
Drill Run VIII 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Affected by how well the previous Pokémon's move went.

Drill Run (Japanese: ドリルライナー Drill Liner) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation V. It was TM58 in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. It is TR87 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Drill Run deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Drill Run can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying 53 1, 53 1, 45SMUSUM
1PE
1, 45BDSP
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field 45 45XY
33ORAS
33SMUSUM
24PE
35
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field 47 47XY
33ORAS
33SMUSUM
24PE
35
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field 43B2W2 43 21SM
23USUM
24
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field 47 47XY
33ORAS
33 35
529   Drilbur
  Field Field 43 43 43 40
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field 55 55 55 46
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM/TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
TM58
VIII
TR87
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug PE
021   Spearow
 
 
Flying Flying PE
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying PE
028   Sandslash
  Field Field PE
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field PE
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered PE
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field PE
033   Nidorino
  Monster Field PE
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field PE
078   Rapidash
  Field Field PE
078   Rapidash
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
086   Seel
  Water 1 Field PE
087   Dewgong
 
 
Water 1 Field PE
095   Onix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field PE
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field PE
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2 PE
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2 PE
131   Lapras
 
 
Monster Water 1 PE
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered PE
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
343   Baltoy
 
 
Mineral Mineral
344   Claydol
 
 
Mineral Mineral
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
843   Silicobra
  Field Dragon
844   Sandaconda
  Field Dragon
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2
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
588   Karrablast
  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.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM PE
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
021   Spearow
 
 
Flying Flying
022   Fearow
 
 
Flying Flying
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field
033   Nidorino
  Monster Field
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
078   Rapidash
  Field Field
086   Seel
  Water 1 Field
087   Dewgong
 
 
Water 1 Field
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
131   Lapras
 
 
Monster Water 1
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
204   Pineco
  Bug Bug
205   Forretress
 
 
Bug Bug
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
343   Baltoy
 
 
Mineral Mineral
344   Claydol
 
 
Mineral Mineral
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 41
Accuracy: 95%
Effect: Has an increased critical hit ratio.
Users:      
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 85 102 95% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.

Pokémon GO

  Drill Run
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 80
Energy cost 50  
Duration 2.8 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 2.6 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 80
Energy cost 45  
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: 40 → 50
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 50 → 80
    • Energy cost: 33 → 50
    • Duration: 3.4 → 2.8 seconds
    • Damage window: 2.1 - 2.8 → 1.7 - 2.6 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • May 1, 2020
    • Energy cost: 55 → 45

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.


In the anime

Main series

       
Midday Form Lycanroc Excadrill Drilbur Sandslash
The user attacks by spinning its body like a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Excadrill Excadrill puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then jumps into the air and rotates its body while charging at the opponent, stabbing the opponent with its drill-like body, or Excadrill jumps into the air and holds out its arms. It then spins its body rapidly and dives forward, stabbing the opponent with the protrusion sticking out of its head.
Iris's Excadrill The Bloom Is on Axew! Debut
Clay's Excadrill Battling the King of the Mines! None
  Drilbur Drilbur puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then rotates its body quickly and charges at the opponent while floating through the air, stabbing it with its drill-like body.
Iris's Drilbur Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster! None
Rocko's Drilbur A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
Team Rocket's Drilbur How Are You Gonna Keep 'Em Off of the Farm? None
  Lycanroc Midday Form Lycanroc rotates its body quickly, with white lines swirling around its body, and charges at the opponent while floating in the air, stabbing it.
Olivia's Lycanroc Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone! None
  Sandslash Sandslash puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then rotates its body rapidly and charges at the opponent while floating in the air, stabbing it.
Team Rocket's Sandslash How Are You Gonna Keep 'Em Off of the Farm? None


Pokémon Generations

       
Excadrill
The user attacks by spinning its body like a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Excadrill Excadrill puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then jumps into the air and rotates its body while charging at the opponent, stabbing the opponent with its drill-like body.
Clay's Excadrill The Uprising Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 直衝鑽 Jihkchūng Jyun *
低空鑽 Dāihūng Jyun *
Mandarin 直衝鑽 / 直冲钻 Zhíchōng Zuàn *
低空鑽 Dīkōng Zuàn *
  Croatian Svrdlanje
  Czech Vrtavý běhavý útok
  Dutch Drilkoers
  French Tunnelier
  German Schlagbohrer
  Italian Giravvita
  Korean 드릴라이너 Drill Liner
  Polish Odwiert
Portuguese   Brazil Furação (games, BW099-present, TCG, manga)
Broca Veloz (early anime)
  Portugal Ataque Broca
Spanish   Latin America Excavación
  Spain Taladradora
  Thai ดริลไลน์เนอร์
  Vietnamese Khoan Thẳng



Generation VII TMs
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PE
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Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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