Talk:Sky Drop (move)

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Redirect request

I just searched "Braviary" on Google, and got info on the move. The move's English name is called "Sky Drop". Could you redirect the page to this page, please? Thanks.
~~LDEJRuff~~(see what I have contributed) January 13, 2011, 22:17 (EDT)

I hope you meant the official site and not just depending on random Google results to give an answer. Jellotalk 03:20, 14 January 2011 (UTC)


"Additionally, in a Rotation battle, there is another glitch. If the opposing player rotates on the second turn of Sky Drop, the Pokémon will be dropped into their new rotated position and take no damage, while the rotated in Pokémon still gets to attack." Does this that if the opposing player targeted your Pokémon with Sky Drop, and then rotates, this occurs? Or is it if they rotate after being targeted by your Sky Drop? It's made very unclear, and should be described in terms of "attacking Pokémon" and "targeted Pokémon" instead of the non-descriptive "opposing Pokémon". --AndyPKMN (talk) 00:07, 21 April 2011 (UTC)


Are there any other non-signature or TM moves besides Sky Drop that more Legendary than non-Legendary Pokémon can learn? I just think the ratio is weird, frankly at 9 Legendary to 7 "regular". ...Ordinarily, more moves can be learned by the majority non-Legendary Pokémon, yes? I'm going to check shortly to see if there are any other moves like this. Protectress of the Forest, ArtemiSerebii 11:49, 1 March 2012 (UTC)Protectress of the Forest, ArtemiSerebii

Well, I certainly haven't done every possible move and checked it, but here's what I've found. Aura Sphere fits this case too. ExtremeSpeed is currently tied between legendary and non-legendary, and was learned by more legendaries than non legendaries in Gen III. V-create also technically isn't a signature move, so I guess it counts (even though it isn't learned by any non-legendaries). Fly is also tied. --SnorlaxMonster 11:40, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

In side games...

In Pokemon Conquest, Sky Drop seems to ignore Levitate. It won't inflict any damage to fellow Flying types, but it does work on (for example) Gastly. --Stratelier 23:14, 10 October 2012 (UTC)

Glitch... or something?

When my Skarmory used Sky Drop on a Lilligant in the middle of a series of Petal Dances, after Lilligant was damaged, but freed, Lilligant stopped using the move - as if Sky Drop broke the chain. What I find strange, though, is that in the next turn (directly after the Lilligant used Teeter Dance, I'm sure), Lilligant became confused as if it had continued to use the move. I'm going to add this to the move's page for now, but is this some sort of glitch? EvilKirikizan speaking! 22:14, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

Weight Limit?

I was playing Y, going through the Battle Chateau with my Yveltal. I tried using Sky Drop on an enemy Wailord, and it said that it was too heavy to be lifted. This suggests that there's apparently a weight limit now, seeing as Wailord is among the heaviest Pokemon on record. I don't know if this is a new addition in Gen VI or what the exact specifics of the weight limit are. If I had to guess, perhaps it doesn't work if the enemy is heavier than the user, or maybe if it's heavier by a certain threshold. Anyone got anything on this? ~ Bane Of GIYGAS

Hi, I used sky drop in many pokemons to know this limit. In crustle this move doesn't work, its weight of 200 kg is so much to this move. I believe that 200kg is the limit, but remenber, it's follow my invastigation - unsigned comment from Eadl (talkcontribs)

Someone tried to use this on my Lapras the other day. The limit is less than or at 220 kg. SoItBegins (talk) 21:12, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

I agree with Bane of Gygas in that this could have to do with a weight comparison between attacker and target (by no real foundation other than past moves checking both weights and well, logic). By the way, my Venusaur has been lifted by Sky Drop; 80% sure it was as Mega Venusaur (342.8 lb). --Johans (talk) 04:44, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

The limit is 440.9 pounds. Pokémon X & Pokémon Y: The Official Kalos Region Pokédex & Postgame Adventure Guide says so. Mangaman13 (talk) 16:49, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

Gust and Twister

On this page stands that Gust and Twister also hit like Thunder while in the air. But the pages for Gust and Twister do not mention Sky Drop. What's right? - Pokémon Questions? -- 01:59, 18 January 2014 (UTC)

A Pokémon using or affected by Sky Drop can be hit by the same moves as a Pokémon using Fly or Bounce. I've added it to the correct pages. --SnorlaxMonster 17:53, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

Sky Drop and Follow Me / Rage Powder

I tried editing this in but the information got lost when my edit was reworded, possibly because the second editor didn't know this, but Sky Drop completely ignores Follow Me and Rage Powder. If an Aerodactyl targets a Blastoise for Sky Drop but the Blastoise's partner uses Follow Me Sky Drop will still go after Blastoise regardless. This is absolutely vital information regarding sky drop mechanics that a lot of people don't know, and it would be very useful to have that information on the sky drop page (possibly even the follow me and rage powder pages). That way people won't have to dig through old nuggetbridge/smogon threads to confirm this information. Mijzelffan (talk) 18:53, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

I've added that for now, but do you happen to know whether this has been true since Gen 5 or was added/changed in Gen 6? Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 18:57, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
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