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Drill Run (move)

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Drill Run
ドリルライナー Drill Liner
Drill Run V.png
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Type  Ground
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Category  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Category  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  

Drill Run (Japanese: ドリルライナー Drill Liner) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation V.

Effect

Drill Run deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2Conq
XY
The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
022 Fearow Fearow Normal Flying 53 --, 53
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock 45 45
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock 47 47
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal   43 43
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock 47 47
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground 43 43
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel 55 55
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
588 Karrablast Karrablast* Bug Bug   BeedrillPinecoForretress
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
BW B2W2
015 Beedrill Beedrill Bug Poison
021 Spearow Spearow Normal Flying
022 Fearow Fearow Normal Flying
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
078 Rapidash Rapidash Fire Fire
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
204 Pineco Pineco Bug Bug
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop Fighting Fighting
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Drill Run is the only move of Rhydon and Excadrill.

In the anime

None.png Iris Excadrill Drill Run.png Iris Drilbur Drill Run.png None.png
Excadrill Drilbur
The user attacks by spinning its body like a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
530 Excadrill Excadrill puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then jumps into the air and rotates its body while charging at the opponent, stabbing the opponent with its drill-like body, or Excadrill jumps into the air and holds out its arms. It then spins its body rapidly and dives forward, stabbing the opponent with the protrusion sticking out of its head.
Iris's Excadrill The Bloom Is on Axew! Debut
Clay's Excadrill Battling the King of the Mines! None
529 Drilbur Drilbur puts its arms up to its head and forms its body into a drill. It then rotates its body quickly and charges at the opponent while floating through the air, stabbing it with its drill-like body.
Iris's Drilbur Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster! None
Rocko's Drilbur A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 低空鑽 Dīkōng-zuān
Croatia Flag.png Croatian Svrdlanje
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drilkoers
France Flag.png French Tunnelier
Germany Flag.png German Schlagbohrer
Italy Flag.png Italian Giravvita
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드릴라이너 Drill Liner
Poland Flag.png Polish Odwiert
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Broca Veloz
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Excavación
Spain Flag.png Spain Taladradora


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