Sinister Arrow Raid (move)

Sinister Arrow Raid
シャドーアローズストライク Shadow Arrows Strike
Sinister Arrow Raid VII.png
Sinister Arrow Raid VII 2.png
Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  — (max. —)
Power  180
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Sinister Arrow Raid (Japanese: シャドーアローズストライク Shadow Arrows Strike) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII. It is the exclusive Z-Move of Alolan Decidueye and an upgraded version of its signature move, Spirit Shackle.


Generation VII

Sinister Arrow Raid inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Generation VIII onwards

Sinister Arrow Raid cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUM The user, Decidueye, creates countless arrows using its Z-Power and shoots the target with full force.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Decidueye, or a Pokémon transformed into Decidueye, can use Sinister Arrow Raid if it knows Spirit Shackle, holds a Decidium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM.

In the anime

The user creates countless arrows using its Z-Power and shoots the target with full force.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Decidueye strikes a series of synchronized poses with its Trainer to build Z-Power. It then files into the sky and forms an arc of arrows around its body. It then dives towards the target alongside the arrows, which strike the opponent and explode as Decidueye swoops past.
Hau's Decidueye Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Strategy! Debut



In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 遮天蔽日暗影箭 Jētīn-Baiyaht Amyíngjin
Mandarin 遮天蔽日暗影箭 Zhētiān-Bìrì Ànyǐngjiàn
  French Fureur des Plumes Spectrales
  German Schatten-Pfeilregen
  Italian Dardoassalto Spettrale
  Korean 섀도애로우즈스트라이크 Syaedo-aeroujeuseuteuraikeu
  Polish Nalot Złowieszczych Strzał
Portuguese   Brazil Chuva de Flechas Sombrias
  Portugal Ofensiva de Flechas Sinistras
  Russian Зловещий Град Стрел Zloveshchiy Grad Strel*
Нападение небесных стрел Napadeniye nebesnykh strel*
  Spanish Aluvión de Flechas Sombrías

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Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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