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Drill Peck (move)

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Drill Peck
ドリルくちばし Drill Beak
Drill Peck V.png
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Type  Flying
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.

Drill Peck (Japanese: ドリルくちばし Drill Beak) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I to IV

Drill Peck inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Generation V

Drill Peck can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A standard Flying-type attack. It is strong and highly likely to hit the target.
GSC A strong, spinning-peck attack.
RSEColo. A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
XD A corkscrewing attack, with the beak acting as a drill.
FRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
XY A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
021 Spearow Spearow Normal Flying 29 37 37 37 37 37
022 Fearow Fearow Normal Flying 34 40 40 47 47 47
084 Doduo Doduo Normal Flying 30 33 37 41 41 41
085 Dodrio Dodrio Normal Flying --, 30 38 47 47 47 47
145 Zapdos Zapdos Electric Flying -- 49 49 71 71 --, 71
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water       39 39 39
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water       46 46 46
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel       52 52 52
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
177 Natu Natu Psychic Flying SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio
198 Murkrow Murkrow Dark Flying SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio SpearowFearowDoduoDodrio
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
227 227 Skarmory Steel Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

In the main series

Dawn Piplup Drill Peck.png Falkner Dodrio Drill Peck.png Kenny Prinplup Drill Peck.png Winona Skarmory Drill Peck.png
Piplup Dodrio Prinplup Skarmory
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
085 Dodrio Dodrio jumps into the air and lands on the opponent while bringing its three heads forward. When it does, its beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them, or Dodrio repeatedly pecks the opponent with its beaks.
Falkner's Dodrio Fighting Flyer with Fire! Debut
Gary's Dodrio Putting the Air Back in Aerodactyl! None
022 Fearow Fearow's beak spins like a drill and its pecks the opponent.
Skyler's Fearow The Big Balloon Blow-Up None
Tyson's Fearow Talkin' 'Bout an Evolution None
Rico's Fearow A Poached Ego! None
227 Skarmory Skarmory's beak spins like a drill and it pecks the opponent.
Winona's Skarmory Who's Flying Now? None
145 Zapdos Zapdos rams into the opponent with its beak and rotates its body in a circle, pecking the opponent.
A mirage Zapdos The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
394 Prinplup Prinplup jumps into the air and its crown and beak glow white. Its beak also grows larger. It falls at the opponent, spinning like a drill.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
395 Empoleon Empoleon's beak and crown glows gold or white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak. Sometimes when it charges, it holds out its arms.
Kai's Empoleon The Rise of Darkrai None
Barry's Empoleon Gotta Get a Gible! None
Kenny's Empoleon Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! None
393 Piplup Piplup's beak glows white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak.
Dawn's Piplup Piplup, Pansage, and a Meeting of the Times! None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Red Dodrio Drill Peck PO.png None.png None.png
Dodrio
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
085 Dodrio Dodrio's beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them.
Red's Dodrio File 4 - Charizard Debut

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga


In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Drill Peck I.png Drill Peck II.png Drill Peck III.png Drill Peck IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Drill Peck PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Drill Peck Stad.png Drill Peck Stad2.png Drill Peck PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 衝鑽 Chōngzuān
Denmark Flag.png Danish Borehak
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drilboor
Finland Flag.png Finnish Nokkapora (AG006)
Poranokkaisu (EP131, AG084)
France Flag.png French Bec Vrille
Germany Flag.png German Bohrschnabel
Greece Flag.png Greek Τρυπανοτσίμπημα
India Flag.png Hindi घूमती चोंच मरो Ghoomti Chonch Maro
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Paruh Bor
Italy Flag.png Italian Perforbecco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 회전부리 Hoejeon Buri
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bico Broca
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ataque Bicada (Pokémon Chronicles)
Bicada Escavadora (DP series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Ciocul Săpător
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Kljun-Bušilica
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Pico Taladro (EP131-AG006, DP026-present)
Pico Martillo (SS015)
Ataque de Pico (AG084)
Taladro de Pico (M10)
Spain Flag.png Spain Pico Taladro


Variations of the move Strength
Physical StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
Special Power Gem


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