Fell Stinger (move)

Fell Stinger
とどめばり Finishing Stinger
Fell Stinger VIII.png
Fell Stinger VIII 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the more the crowd is excited.

Fell Stinger (Japanese: とどめばり Finishing Stinger) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VI.

Effect

Generation VI

Fell Stinger inflicts damage; if it causes the targeted Pokémon to faint, the user's Attack stat rises by two stages.

Fell Stinger has a base power of 30 in Generation VI.

Generation VII onward

Fell Stinger had its power increased to 50. It now raises the user's Attack stat by three stages if it causes the targeted Pokémon to faint.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat rises sharply.
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat rises drastically.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug 45 44SMUSUM 44BDSP
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1BDSP
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 1, 60 1, 60 12
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug 36 36 36BDSP
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug 1, 57 1, 57 12
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 47 47 6
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 53 53 1
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug 34 29
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug 1, 60 1, 60 1
649   Genesect
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 21
777   Togedemaru
 
 
Field Fairy 53 20
794   Buzzwole
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 10
803   Poipole
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47USUM 14
804   Naganadel
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47USUM 14
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
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass BDSP
283   Surskit
 
 
Water 1 Bug BDSP
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like BDSP
816   Sobble
  Water 1 Field
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 44 52 100% An opponent Raises the user's Attack by three stat ranks when it knocks out a target with this move.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Drastically raises the user's Attack when it knocks out a target with this move.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Fell Stinger is a Charged Attack that has been available since December 11, 2019.

  Fell Stinger
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2.2 seconds
Damage window 1.8 - 2 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 20
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   1 Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
    
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
SMD It damages an enemy. Using this move to cause an enemy to faint will boost your Attack sharply. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


In the anime

       
Escavalier
The user stings the target, increasing their attack power if the target faints.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Escavalier Escavalier forms a thin blue needle of energy at the end of each of its lances. It then strikes the opponent with them.
Wikstrom's Escavalier JN103 Debut


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 致命針刺 Jimihng Jāmchi
Mandarin 致命針刺 / 致命针刺 Zhìmìng Zhēncì
  French Dard Mortel
  German Stachelfinale
  Italian Pungiglione
  Korean 마지막일침 Majimak'il-chim
  Brazilian Portuguese Ferrão Letal
  Spanish Aguijón Letal
  Thai เหล็กในปลิดชีพ



  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.