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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.
Air Cutter deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It hits both opponents in a Double Battle and opposing adjacent Pokémon in Triple Battles.
Generation VI onward
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 other games
| Air Cutter
| Eligible Pokémon:
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Air Cutter had a power of 25.
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Air Cutter had a power of 30, an energy bar of , and a duration of 3.3 seconds.
Pidgeotto and Dodrio may only know this move if they were obtained before February 16, 2017.
|| Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
- 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
|| 空氣利刃 Hūnghei Leihyahn *|
破空斬 Pohūng Jáam *
|| 空氣利刃 / 空气利刃 Kōngqì Lìrèn *|
破空斬 / 破空斩 Pòkōng Zhǎn *
|| Ilmasirppi (Advanced Challenge)|
Ilmaleikkuri (Advanced Battle)
|| Pisau Udara
|| 에어컷터 Air Cutter
|| Powietrzny Nóż
|| Cortador de Ar (games, BW107-present, TCG, manga)|
Ar Cortante (early anime)
|| Cortador de Ar (Advanced Challenge)|
Corte Aéreo (Advanced Battle)
Ar Cortante (DP Battle Dimension)
Corta o Ar (DP Galactic Battles)
Golpe de Ar (Best Wishes series)
|| Tăietorul de Aer
|| Razorni vetar
|| Latin America
|| Aire Cortante (AG054, BW002-present)|
Cortador de Aire (AG132-DP045)
Aire Afilado (DP118)
|| Aire Afilado
|| Phi Đao Không Khí