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Air Cutter (Japanese: エアカッター Air Cutter) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation III.
Generations III to V
Air Cutter deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It hits both opponents in a Double Battle and will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon in Triple Battles.
Air Cutter's power changed from 55 to 60. In Horde Encounters, it will target all opponents. Air Cutter will also destroy Berry trees found in the background of battles.
|| Hacks with razorlike wind. High critical-hit ratio.
|| The foe is hit with razor-like wind. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
|| The user launches razorlike wind to slash the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
|| The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing team. Critical hits land more easily.
|| The user launches razor-like wind to slash the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- Air Cutter is the only damage-dealing Flying-type move that cannot hit non-adjacent foes in Triple Battles.
- Air Cutter is one of three moves that can be used to collect Berries from the Berry trees appearing behind foes in wild battles, the others being Twister and Blizzard.
In other languages