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Slash (move)

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Slash
きりさく Slash
Slash.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Slash (Japanese: きりさく Slash) is a damage-dealing Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Slash deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Normal-type attack. It has a high probability of a critical hit for inflicting double the damage.
Stad2 A Normal-type attack. It has a high probability of a critical hit for inflicting double damage.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD Slashes with claws, etc. Has a high critical-hit ratio.
FRLG The foe is slashed with claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.
Conq The target is attacked with a slash of claws, etc. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire 30 37 37 28 34 34
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire 33 41 41 32 39 39
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying 36 44 44 32 41 41
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew Ground Ground 17 23 23 31 31 26 26
028 Sandslash Sandslash Ground Ground --, 17 24 24 40 40 26 26
046 Paras Paras Bug Grass 34 31 31 22 27 27
047 Parasect Parasect Bug Grass 39 37 35 22 29 29
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground 31 33 33 34 37 37
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground 35 37 38 40 45 45
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal 44 46 46 40 33 33 33
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal 51 53 53 49 37 37 37
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying 39 37 41 19 19 19
123 Scyther Scyther Bug Flying 29 36 31 29 29 29
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug 49         '
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water 39         '
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water --, 39 40 40 40 40 40
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water   35 35 29 34 34
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water   37 37 33 39 39
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water   38 38 37 45 45
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying   36 36 31 34 27 27
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel   36 31 29 29 29
215 Sneasel Sneasel Dark Ice   49 50 35 38 35 35
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal   36 37 29 29 29
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal   39 37 29 29 29
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying       46 42 45 45
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire     34 34 34 34
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting     39 39 39 39
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting     42 42 42 42
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal     41 41 47 47
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal     31 31 31 31
291 Ninjask Ninjask Bug Flying     31 31 31 31
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark     33 30 30 30
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal     19 18 18 15 15
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug     49 43 43 43
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug     55 46 46 46
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal     31 25 27 27 27
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark     36 36 36 28 28
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground     20 20   '
402 Kricketune Kricketune Bug Bug         26 26 26
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen Bug Flying       31 31 21 21
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal       37 37 37
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal       37 37 37
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark       25 22 22 22
435 Skuntank Skuntank Poison Dark       25 22 22 22
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground       25 25 25
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground       28 28 28
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground       28 28 28
469 Yanmega Yanmega Bug Flying       38 43 43 43
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting       22 22 22
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon       70 15 15 15
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon       70 15 15 15
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon       70 15 15 15
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic       47 47 47
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water         36 36
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark         30 30
510 Liepard Liepard Dark Dark         34 34
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground         26 26
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel         26 26
542 Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass         29 29
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock         31 31
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock         31 31
588 Karrablast Karrablast Bug Bug         32 32
589 Escavalier Escavalier Bug Steel         32 32
595 Joltik Joltik Bug Electric         26 26
596 Galvantula Galvantula Bug Electric         26 26
610 Axew Axew Dragon Dragon         20 20
611 Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon         20 20
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon         20 20
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice         33 33
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice         33 33
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice         41 41
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon         21 21
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel         30 30
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel         30 30
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying         28 28
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying         28 28
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire         41 41
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire         36 36
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric         36 36
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice         36 36
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel         29 29
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting           20
675 Pangoro Pangoro Fighting Dark           20
679 Honedge Honedge Steel Ghost           29
680 Doublade Doublade Steel Ghost           29
681 Aegislash Aegislash Steel Ghost           --
686 Inkay Inkay Dark Psychic           43
687 Malamar Malamar Dark Psychic           43
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water           13
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water           13
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
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaring SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsol SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntank SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmor SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmorPanchamPangoro
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal   SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsol SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntank SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmor SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmorPanchamPangoro
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water     SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dKabutopsTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntank SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dKabutopsTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmor SandshrewSandslashDiglettDugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dKabutopsTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSneaselTeddiursaUrsaringTorchicCombuskenBlazikenLinooneVigorothZangooseKecleonAbsolGlameowPuruglyStunkySkuntankSamurottPurrloinLiepardDrilburExcadrillCubchooBearticHeatmorPanchamPangoroInkayMalamar
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug     ParasParasectScytherScizorKabutopsGligarNinjaskAnorithArmaldoYanmega ParasParasectScytherScizorKabutopsGligarNinjaskAnorithArmaldoYanmegaLeavannyDwebbleCrustleKarrablastEscavalierJoltikGalvantula ParasParasectScytherScizorKabutopsGligarNinjaskAnorithArmaldoYanmegaLeavannyDwebbleCrustleKarrablastEscavalierJoltikGalvantulaBinacleBarbaracle
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 II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
083 083 Farfetch'dLv.5 Normal Flying Pokémon Stadium 2
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
418 418 Buizel Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
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 other games

Pokémon Conquest

Slash is the only move of Persian.

In the anime

In the main series

Tyson Meowth Slash.png Harrison Sneasel Slash.png Jupiter Skuntank Slash.png Ash Charizard Slash.png
Meowth Sneasel Skuntank Charizard
The user's claws glow. It then slashes the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
123 Scyther Scyther repeatedly slashes the opponent with its scythes.
Jeanette Fisher's Scyther The Fourth Round Rumble Debut
Three wild Scyther Mewtwo Returns None
Pokémon Poacher's Scyther Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
A Coordinator's Scyther Mounting a Coordinator Assault! None
004 Charmander A finger on each of Charmander's claws shine. It then slashes the opponent.
Ritchie's Zippo A Friend in Deed None
028 Sandslash Sandslash slashes at the opponent with its two front claws.
Koji's Sandslash Good 'Quil Hunting None
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa slashes the opponent with its claws, leaving behind a white energy where it slashed.
A wild Teddiursa UnBEARable None
215 Sneasel Sneasel slashes at the opponent, leaving behind a light purple energy stream where it slashed.
Iron-Masked Marauder's Sneasel Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
Harrison's Sneasel Pop Goes the Sneasel None
159 Croconaw Croconaw slashes at the opponent with its claws, leaving behind a thin white energy line where it slashed.
Dundee's Croconaw Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
Bryan's Croconaw The Champ Twins! None
158 Totodile Totodile slashes the opponent with its claws.
Ash's Totodile Just Add Water None
141 Kabutops Kabutops slashes at the opponent with its claws.
A wild Kabutops Pokémon Heroes None
052 Meowth Meowth's claws come out and they shine briefly. Then, Meowth slashes the opponent with them.
Tyson's Meowth Saved by the Beldum None
264 Linoone Linoone's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them. As it slashes, a white streak is left behind Linoone's claws.
Three Linoone Captured by Solana's Capture Styler The Green Guardian None
212 Scizor Scizor smacks the opponent hard with its claws, or Scizor swipes its claws and releases a white cresent of energy from its claws at the opponent.
Minnie's Scizor Gymbaliar! None
Unknown Trainer's Scizor An Elite Meet and Greet! None
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent, leaving behind a white afterimage where it slashed.
Mira's Sandshrew Sandshrew's Locker! None
335 Zangoose Zangoose's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Multiple wild Zangoose Tears for Fears! None
Weiss's Zangoose Saving Braviary! None
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Aaron's Vespiquen A Trainer and Child Reunion! None
478 Froslass Froslass's fingers glow white and they become sharp. Froslass then slashes the opponent with them. It leaves behind white trails where it slashed.
A wild Froslass The Drifting Snorunt! Froslass cannot legally learn Slash
217 Ursaring Urasing's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent, leaving behind white trails where it slashed.
Paul's Ursaring Evolving Strategies! None
435 Skuntank Skuntank's claws glow white and grow longer. It then slashes the opponent in a 'X' like fashion. Its claws leave a white trail of energy where they slashed.
Jupiter's Skuntank Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! None
557 Dwebble One or both of Dwebble's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them. The claw leaves behind a white trail of energy where it slashed.
Three wild Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Cilan's Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
614 Beartic Beartic's claws glow white on one paw and it slashes the opponent with it.
Georgia's Beartic Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster! None
529 Drilbur Drilbur's claws glow white on both of its hands and it slashes the opponent with them.
Ferris's Drilbur The Restoration Confrontation! Part 1 None
625 Bisharp The blades on Bisharp's elbows glow white, and it slashes the opponent with them.
Davy's Bisharp Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad! None
006 Charizard Charizard's claws glow white and grow longer. It slashes the opponent with them.
Ash's Charizard The Fires of a Red-Hot Reunion! None
621 Druddigon Druddigon's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Clair's Druddigon A Pokémon of a Different Color! None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Red Charizard Slash PO.png Red Mega Charizard X Slash PO.png None.png
Charizard Mega Charizard X
The user slashes the opponent with sharp claws.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
141 Kabutops Kabutops slashes the opponent with its scythes.
Red's Kabutops File 3 - Giovanni Debut
123 Scyther Scyther slashes the opponent with one of its scythes.
Red's Scyther File 4 - Charizard None
006 Charizard Charizard slashes the opponent with its claws.
Red's Charizard File 4 - Charizard None
006MX Charizard Mega Charizard X's claws glow white. It then repeatedly slashes the opponent.
Red's Charizard File 4 - Charizard None

In the manga

In the Aim to Be a Card Master!! manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jou's Big Adventure manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Zensho manga


In other generations

Slash I.png Slash II.png Slash III.png Slash 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
Slash V.png Slash 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
Slash Stadium.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

Trivia

  • All of the variations of this move involve cutting or slashing.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 劈開 Pī​kāi
Denmark Flag.png Danish Hug
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Hak
Finland Flag.png Finnish Sivallus
France Flag.png French Tranche
Germany Flag.png German Schlitzer
Greece Flag.png Greek Σκίσιμο
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Membelah
Italy Flag.png Italian Lacerazione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 베어가르기 Beeo Gareugi
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Hogg
Hugg
Poland Flag.png Polish Siekanie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Talhada
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cortar
Romania Flag.png Romanian Tăietura
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zamah
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cuchillada (EP077-EP256, DP008-DP047, DP132-present)
Garra (AG126-AG131)
Cortada (AG155)
Rasguño* (DP099)
Spain Flag.png Spain Cuchillada
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Yırtma



Variations of the move Slash
Physical Cross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow ClawSlash
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


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