Steel Wing (move)

Steel Wing
はがねのつばさ Steel Wing
Steel Wing IX.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  70
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Works well if it's the same type as the one before.
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.

Steel Wing (Japanese: はがねのつばさ Steel Wing) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation II.

It is:

It is the signature move of Skarmory in Generation V, but other Pokémon could still inherit it via breeding.

Effect

Steel Wing inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Defense by one stage.

Generation II

Steel Wing is not affected by King's Rock.

Generation III onwards

Steel Wing is now affected by King's Rock.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 Strikes the target with stiff wings. Has a one-in-ten chance of raising the user's Defense.
GSC Stiff wings strike the foe.
RSE Strikes the foe with hard wings spread wide.*
Spreads hard-edged wings and slams into the foe.*
FRLG The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user's Defense.
Colo.XD Strikes target with wings. May raise Defense.*
Spreads hard-edged wings and slams into the target.*
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user's Defense stat.
BWB2W2 The target is hit with wings of steel. It may also raise the user's Defense stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user's Defense stat.
SV The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also boost the user's Defense stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
0227    
 
Flying Flying 49 32 38DP
34PtHGSS
34 34 34 28 28
0661    
 
Flying Flying 48 48 40 40
0662    
 
Flying Flying 55 55 50 50
0663    
 
Flying Flying 60 60 56 56
0823    
 
Flying Flying 1, Evo. Evo.
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 IX
0016    
 
Flying Flying GS
0021    
 
Flying Flying
0041    
 
Flying Flying
0083    
 
Flying Field GS
0123    
 
Bug Bug
0142    
 
Flying Flying GS
0177    
 
Flying Flying
0276    
 
Flying Flying
0333    
 
Flying Dragon
0396    
 
Flying Flying
0441    
 
Flying Flying
0519    
 
Flying Flying
0561    
 
Flying Flying
0566    
 
Flying Water 3
0580    
 
Water 1 Flying
0629    
 
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.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
TM47
III
TM47
IV
TM47
V
--
VI
TM51
VII
TM51
VIII
TM30
IX
--
0006    
 
Monster Dragon
0016    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0017    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0018    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0021    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0022    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0041    
 
Flying Flying
0042    
 
Flying Flying
0083    
 
Flying Field
0083  
Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
0084    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0085    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0123    
 
Bug Bug
0142    
 
Flying Flying
0144    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0144  
Articuno
Galarian Form
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0145    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0145  
Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0146    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0146  
Moltres
Galarian Form
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0149    
 
Water 1 Dragon
0151     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0163    
 
Flying Flying
0164    
 
Flying Flying
0169    
 
Flying Flying
0176    
 
Flying Fairy
0177    
 
Flying Flying
0178    
 
Flying Flying
0193    
 
Bug Bug BDSP
0198    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0207    
 
Bug Bug BDSP
0212    
 
Bug Bug
0225    
 
Water 1 Field
0227    
 
Flying Flying
0249    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0250    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0276    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0277    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0278    
 
Water 1 Flying
0279    
 
Water 1 Flying
0329    
 
Bug Dragon
0330    
 
Bug Dragon
0333    
 
Flying Dragon
0334    
 
Flying Dragon
0357    
 
Monster Grass BDSP
0373    
 
Dragon Dragon
0380    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0381    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0395    
 
Water 1 Field BDSP
0396    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0397    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0398    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0430    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0441    
 
Flying Flying BDSP
0468    
 
Flying Fairy
0469    
 
Bug Bug BDSP
0472    
 
Bug Bug BDSP
0487    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0519    
 
Flying Flying
0520    
 
Flying Flying
0521    
 
Flying Flying
0527    
 
Field Flying
0528    
 
Field Flying
0542    
 
Bug Bug
0561    
 
Flying Flying
0566    
 
Flying Water 3
0567    
 
Flying Water 3
0580    
 
Water 1 Flying
0581    
 
Water 1 Flying
0605     Human-Like Human-Like
0606     Human-Like Human-Like
0627    
 
Flying Flying
0628    
 
Flying Flying
0629    
 
Flying Flying
0630    
 
Flying Flying
0635    
 
Dragon Dragon
0643    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0644    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0646    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0646  
Kyurem
White Kyurem
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0646  
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0661    
 
Flying Flying
0662    
 
Flying Flying
0663    
 
Flying Flying
0701    
 
Flying Human-Like
0714    
 
Flying Dragon
0715    
 
Flying Dragon
0717    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0722    
 
Flying Flying
0723    
 
Flying Flying
0724    
 
Flying Flying
0731    
 
Flying Flying
0732    
 
Flying Flying
0733    
 
Flying Flying
0741    
 
Flying Flying
0773     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0780    
 
Monster Dragon
0785    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0823    
 
Flying Flying
0845    
 
Water 1 Flying
0865     Flying Field
0886    
 
Amorphous Dragon
0887    
 
Amorphous Dragon
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
0016    
 
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
0021    
 
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.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0018    
 
Flying Flying Island Scan - Route 10USUM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation II

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0193    
 
Bug Bug New York City Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0142    
 
Flying Flying Pokémon Adventure Camp Aerodactyl
0212    
 
Bug Bug Global Link
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

Steel Wing inflicts damage and may raise the user's Defense stat by one stage.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 14 - 10 - 90% - Front Enemy No
MDTD 14 - 10 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDS 35 - 10 - 88% - Front Enemy No
BSL 35 - 10 - 88% - Front Enemy No
SMD 10 99 15 30 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon GO

  Steel Wing
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 11
Energy boost 6
Duration 0.8 seconds
Damage window 0.5 - 0.8 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 7
Energy boost 7
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                   
By Elite Fast TM
  
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Energy boost: 4 → 12
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 15 → 12
    • Energy boost: 12 → 8
    • Duration: 1.33 → 1.3 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.13 - 1.33 → 0.5 - 0.8 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 12 → 11
    • Energy boost: 8 → 6
    • Duration: 1.3 → 0.8 seconds


Trainer Battles
  • December 1, 2023
    • Energy boost: 5 → 7

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 55 66 90% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of raising the user's Defense by one stat rank.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Steel Wing
★★★★
Attack power 74.21416
Charge time 1.16 seconds
Range type Square
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May raise the user's Defense

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also raise the user's Defense by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also boost the user's Defense by 1 level.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで じぶんの ぼうぎょを 1だんかいあげる
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also boost your Defense. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.


In the anime

 
Latias
 
Fletchling
 
Tapu Koko
 
Flygon
The foe is hit with wings of steel.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  One or both of Skarmory's wings glow white, and it slams it into the opponent, or Skarmory's body glows white, and it slams into the opponent.
Miki's Skarmory Hot Matches! Debut
Attila's Skarmory The Legend of Thunder! None
Winona's Skarmory Who's Flying Now? None
A wild Skarmory Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate! None
Green Army's Skarmory Lucario and the Mystery of Mew None
A Coordinator's Skarmory Going for Choke! None
A Trainer's Skarmory Not on MY Watch Ya Don't! None
A wild Skarmory Steeling a Peace of Mind! None
  Scizor's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Gary's Scizor Can't Beat the Heat! None
  One of Pelipper's wings glows white. Pelipper then slams its wing into the opponent.
Winona's Pelipper Sky High Gym Battle! None
  Both of Flygon's wings glow white or blue and it hits the opponent with them.
Drew's Flygon Rhapsody in Drew None
Raihan's Flygon Aim For The Eight! None
  The blue parts of Gligar's wings glow white, and it hits the opponent with them. While flying, it leaves a white streak behind it.
Morrison's Gligar From Brags to Riches None
Ash's Gligar The Bells are Singing! None
  Both of Articuno's wings glow white and it strikes the opponent with them.
Noland's Articuno The Symbol Life None
A mirage Articuno The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
  Both of Charizard's wings glow white and it strikes the opponent with them.
Clark's Charizard Shocks and Bonds None
Ash's Charizard Gathering the Gang of Four! None
Alain's Charizard A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
  The leaves on Tropius's back glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
A wild Tropius Odd Pokémon Out! None
  Both of Golbat's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
J's henchmen's Golbat Mutiny in the Bounty! None
  Both of Yanma's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
A Trainer's Yanma Tag! We're it...! None
  Both of Staraptor's wings glow white, and it hits the opponent with them.
Reggie's Staraptor Lost Leader Strategy! None
  The black parts of Gliscor's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Ash's Gliscor Fighting Fear with Fear! None
  Both of Yanmega's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Jessie's Yanmega Hungry for the Good Life! None
  Both or one of Empoleon's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Barry's Empoleon Barry's Busting Out All Over! None
  Both of Chatot's wings glow white and it repeatedly hits the opponent with them.
Officer Jenny's Buddy Stealing the Conversation! None
  Both of Latias's wings glow white and she repeatedly hits the opponent with them.
Nurse Joy's Latias DPS02 None
  Fletchling's wings glow a metal-gray color and it hits the opponent with them.
Ash's Fletchling Battling on Thin Ice! None
Chester's Fletchling Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
  Mega Charizard X's wings expand and glow a metal-gray color. It then hits the opponent with them.
Alain's Charizard Mega Evolution Special I None
  Talonflame's wings glow white and it strikes the opponent with them.
Moria's Talonflame Battles in the Sky! None
Ash's Talonflame All Eyes on the Future! None
  Fletchinder's wings glow a metal-gray color and it hits the opponent with them.
Ash's Fletchinder Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None
  Unfezant's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Alain's Unfezant Finals Not for the Faint-Hearted! None
  Braviary's wings glow white and he hits the opponent with them.
Professor Kukui's Braviary A Full Battle Bounty! None
  The front of Tapu Koko's wings glow white and it hits the opponent with them.
Tapu Koko (anime) From Z to Shining Z! None
  Corviknight's wings glow blue and white and it hits the opponent with them.
A Trainer's Corviknight Legend? Go! Friends? Go! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鋼翼 Gong Yihk
Mandarin 鋼翼 / 钢翼 Gāng Yì
  Czech Ocelové křídlo
  Dutch Staalvleugel
  Finnish Terässiipi
  French Ailes d'AcierVIII+
Aile d'AcierIIVII
  German Stahlflügel
  Greek Ατσάλινα Φτερά Atsálina Phterá
  Hindi स्टील के पंख Steel kay Pankh
  Hungarian Acél Szárny
  Indonesian Sayap Baja
Sayap Besi
  Italian Alacciaio
  Korean 강철날개 Gangcheol Nalgae
  Polish Stalowe Skrzydło
  Portuguese Asa de Aço
  Romanian Aripa de Metal
  Russian Стальное крыло Stal'noye krylo
  Serbian Čelično Krilo
  Spanish Ala de Acero
  Swedish Stålvinge
  Thai ปีกเหล็ก
  Vietnamese Đôi Cánh Thép


Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
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Generation III TMs
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Generation III HMs
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Generation IV TMs
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Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation VI TMs
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798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
SMUSUM
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PE
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Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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