Shadow Bone (move)
シャドーボーン Shadow Bone
Shadow Bone does damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense stat by one stage.
Pokémon Sword and Shield
In Versions 1.0 to 1.1.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Shadow Bone could not be selected in a battle, as no Pokémon available in the game could learn it. Starting with Version 1.2.0, it can be selected and functions as it did in the previous generation.
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Shadow Bone cannot be selected in a battle.
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.
In other games
|Category||Move Gauge||MP||Base Power||Max Power||Accuracy||Target||Effect Tag||Description|
|Physical||2||—||49||58||100%||An opponent||—||Has a chance (20%) of lowering the target's Defense by one stat rank.|
- Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a small chance of lowering the target's Defense.
- Trainer Battles
- January 11, 2021
- Power: 80 → 75
In the anime
|The user attacks by beating the target with a bone that contains a spirit.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Marowak||Alolan Marowak spins its bone, with a purple flame gathering around one of the ends and a blue aura briefly flashing inside the center. It then stops spinning and strikes the opponent with the bone, creating a burst of both purple and blue flames once it makes contact.|
|Kiawe's Marowak||A Crowning Moment of Truth!||Debut|
In the manga
|The user attacks the opponent with their bone.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Marowak||Alolan Marowak uppercuts the opponent with its bone.|
|Kiawe's Marowak||Going Ashore and Neighboring Akala Island||Debut|
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
In other languages
|Variations of the move Liquidation|
|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.|