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Horn Attack (Japanese: つのでつく Horn Thrust) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.
Horn Attack deals damage and has no secondary effect.
|| A Normal-type attack. A sharp horn is driven hard into the target to inflict damage.
|| An attack using a horn to jab.
|| Jabs the foe with sharp horns.
|| Jabs the target with sharp horns.
| The foe is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
|| Inflicts damage on the target.
| The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed horn to inflict damage.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In the anime
In the main series
In Pokémon Origins
In the manga
In the Ash and Pikachu manga
In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga
In other generations
- Horn Attack was the first move that was shown to be used in the anime. It was used by a Nidorino in the first episode.
- Omanyte can learn this move in Generation I, despite having no visible horn or tusks. This is likely because its evolution, Omastar, has spikes on its body.
In other languages