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Shadow Claw (move)

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Shadow Claw
シャドークロー Shadow Claw
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Type  Ghost
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shadow Claw (Japanese: シャドークロー Shadow Claw) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Shadow Claw deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Learnset

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying --
302 302 Sableye Dark Ghost 39
352 352 Kecleon Normal 55DP
352 352 Kecleon Normal 49PtHGSS
487 487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon 80DPPt
487 487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon 42HGSS
487 487O Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon 80Pt
487 487O Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon 42HGSS
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 TM65

#   Pokémon Type
004 004 Charmander Fire
005 005 Charmeleon Fire
006 006 Charizard Fire Flying
027 027 Sandshrew Ground
028 028 Sandslash Ground
029 029 Nidoran♀ Poison
030 030 Nidorina Poison
031 031 Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 032 Nidoran♂ Poison
033 033 Nidorino Poison
034 034 Nidoking Poison Ground
050 050 Diglett Ground
051 051 Dugtrio Ground
052 052 Meowth Normal
053 053 Persian Normal
054 054 Psyduck Water
055 055 Golduck Water
093 093 Haunter Ghost Poison
094 094 Gengar Ghost Poison
112 112 Rhydon Ground Rock
115 115 Kangaskhan Normal
151 151 Mew Psychic
157 157 Typhlosion Fire
158 158 Totodile Water
159 159 Croconaw Water
160 160 Feraligatr Water
161 161 Sentret Normal
162 162 Furret Normal
190 190 Aipom Normal
214 214 Heracross Bug Fighting
215 215 Sneasel Dark Ice
216 216 Teddiursa Normal
217 217 Ursaring Normal
248 248 Tyranitar Rock Dark
255 255 Torchic Fire
256 256 Combusken Fire Fighting
257 257 Blaziken Fire Fighting
264 264 Linoone Normal
287 287 Slakoth Normal
288 288 Vigoroth Normal
289 289 Slaking Normal
292 292 Shedinja Bug Ghost
302 302 Sableye Dark Ghost
304 304 Aron Steel Rock
305 305 Lairon Steel Rock
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
335 335 Zangoose Normal
352 352 Kecleon Normal
354 354 Banette Ghost
359 359 Absol Dark
371 371 Bagon Dragon
372 372 Shelgon Dragon
373 373 Salamence Dragon Flying
379 379 Registeel Steel
380 380 Latias Dragon Psychic
381 381 Latios Dragon Psychic
383 383 Groudon Ground
384 384 Rayquaza Dragon Flying
390 390 Chimchar Fire
391 391 Monferno Fire Fighting
392 392 Infernape Fire Fighting
394 394 Prinplup Water
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel
424 424 Ambipom Normal
431 431 Glameow Normal
432 432 Purugly Normal
434 434 Stunky Poison Dark
435 435 Skuntank Poison Dark
443 443 Gible Dragon Ground
444 444 Gabite Dragon Ground
445 445 Garchomp Dragon Ground
447 447 Riolu Fighting
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel
461 461 Weavile Dark Ice
464 464 Rhyperior Ground Rock
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon
484 484 Palkia Water Dragon
487 487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon
487 487O Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
491 491 Darkrai Dark
493 493 Arceus Ice
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" | 371 | style="background: #FFF" | 371 | style="background: #FFF" | Bagon | colspan="2" style="background:#7038F8; text-align:center" | Dragon | style="background: #FFF" | Charizard

|- | 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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Charging Shadow Claw Zoey's Glameow
A dark-purple aura shaped into sharp claws envelops the users paw. The user then strikes the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
431 Glameow A dark-purple aura shaped into sharp claws envelops Glameow's paw. Glameow then strikes the opponent.
Zoey's Glameow Arrival of a Rival Debut

In other languages

  • French: Griffe Ombre
  • German: Dunkelklaue
  • Italian: Ombrartigli
  • Spanish: Garra Umbría
  • Korean: 섀도크루 Shadow Claw
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Garra Sombria


Variations of the move Slash
Physical SlashCross PoisonNight SlashNight SlashShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
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