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Revision as of 19:46, 7 July 2010

Metal Claw
メタルクロー Metal Claw
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  35 (max. 56)
Power  50
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Metal Claw (Japanese: メタルクロー Metal Claw) is a damage dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation II.

Effect

Metal Claw deals damage and has a 10% chance of raising the user's Attack stat by one level.

Learnset

Generation II

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 30
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice 65C
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | SneaselC

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Scizor

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | SneaselC

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

By event

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
098 098 Krabby Water New York City Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
004 004 Charmander Fire 13FRLG
005 005 Charmeleon Fire 13FRLG
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying --FRLG
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying 13FRLG
099 099 Kingler Water --FRLG
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 26
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice 64
290 290 Nincada Bug Ground 38
304 304 Aron Steel Rock 13
305 305 Lairon Steel Rock 13
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock 13
347 347 Anorith Rock Bug 25
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug 25
375 375 Metang Steel Psychic 20
376 376 Metagross Steel Psychic --
20
379 379 Registeel Steel 9
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Scizor
Nincada, Ninjask

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
098 098 Krabby Water 21
099 099 Kingler Water 21
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel 21
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice 42
290 290 Nincada Bug Ground 38
304 304 Aron Steel Rock 15
305 305 Lairon Steel Rock 15
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock 15
347 347 Anorith Rock Bug 19
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug 19
375 375 Metang Steel Psychic 20
376 376 Metagross Steel Psychic --
20
379 379 Registeel Steel 9
394 394 Prinplup Water 16
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel 16
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel --
461 461 Weavile Dark Ice 42
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon 10DPPt
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon 6HGSS
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | 004 | style="background: #FFF" | Charmander | colspan="2" style="background:#F08030; text-align:center" | Fire | style="background: #FFF" | Aron, Lairon, Aggron

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | 027 | style="background: #FFF" | Sandshrew | colspan="2" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel, Weavile
Prinplup, Empoleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | 046 | style="background: #FFF" | Paras | colspan="1" style="background:#A8B820; text-align:center" | Bug || style="background:#78C850" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Scizor
Nincada, Ninjask

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 158 | style="background: #FFF" | 158 | style="background: #FFF" | Totodile | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Aron, Lairon, Aggron
Prinplup, Empoleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | 207 | style="background: #FFF" | Gligar | colspan="1" style="background:#E0C068; text-align:center" | Ground || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Scizor
Nincada, Ninjask

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | 216 | style="background: #FFF" | Teddiursa | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel, Weavile
Prinplup, Empoleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | 335 | style="background: #FFF" | Zangoose | colspan="2" style="background:#A8A878; text-align:center" | Normal | style="background: #FFF" | Sneasel, Weavile
Prinplup, Empoleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 341 | style="background: #FFF" | 341 | style="background: #FFF" | Corphish | colspan="2" style="background:#6890F0; text-align:center" | Water | style="background: #FFF" | Krabby, Kingler
Anorith, Armaldo
Prinplup, Empoleon

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 443 | style="background: #FFF" | 443 | style="background: #FFF" | Gible | colspan="1" style="background:#7038F8; text-align:center" | Dragon || style="background:#E0C068" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Ground | style="background: #FFF" | Aron, Lairon, Aggron

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

In the anime

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Empoleon Weavile Scizor Prinplup
The user's claws glow and are used in slashing the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
212 Scizor Scizor's claws become surrounded in a silver aura and it grabs onto the opponent, or one of Scizor's claw glow white and then it punches the opponent with it, or Scizor jumps at the opponent and crosses its pincers. Both pincers become surrounded by a gray aura and gray static appears around them. When Scizor reaches the opponent, it brings its claws forward and slams them together in front of it, creating a large gray energy ball that shoots lightning bolts at the opponent.
Shingo's Blade Wired for Battle Debut
Gary's Scizor Can't Beat the Heat! None
Unknown Trainer's Scizor Vanity Affair None
Katie's Scizor A Judgment Brawl None
Minnie's Scizor Gymbaliar! None
A Scizor an Unknown Trainer used briefly Camping it Up! None
McCann's Scizor Mastering Current Events! None
215 Sneasel Sneasel's claw glows white and then it slashes the opponent.
Harrison's Sneasel Playing with Fire! None
305 Lairon Lairon's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Savannah's Lairon A Fan with a Plan None
348 Armaldo The black parts of Armaldo's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent.
A wild Armaldo Where's Armaldo? None
306 Aggron Aggron's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Johnny's Aggron Shocks and Bonds None
379 Registeel Registeel's fingers glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Brandon's Registeel Overjoyed! None
394 Prinplup The light blue parts of Prinplup's flippers glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
375 Metang Metang's forearm becomes surrounded by a white aura and light blue sparks surround it. It then hits the opponent with its arm.
Head Designer's Metang Bibarel Gnaws Best! None
448 Lucario The spikes on the top of Lucario's paws glow white and they grow, transforming into three claws. Lucario then slashes the opponent with them.
Maylene's Lucario Crossing the Battle Line! None
461 Weavile Weavile's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Paul's Weavile Pedal to the Mettle! None
004 Charmander Charmander's claws glow white and it then slashes its target with them.
Charmander of Team Go-Getters Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters out of the Gate! None
376 Metagross Metagross crosses it front claws in front of its face and slashes the opponent.
A wild Metagross DP158 None
395 Empoleon The blue parts of Empoleon glow white, it then crosses its arms and flies into the air, and slashes the opponent with them.
Barry's Empoleon DP163 None
Kenny's Empoleon DP174 None

In other languages

  • Dutch: Metalen klauw
  • French: Griffe Acier
  • German: Metallklaue
  • Hindi: Dhatu Ka Punja / Lohay Ka Punja
  • Italian: Ferrartigli
  • Spanish: Garra Metal, Garra-Metal

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