Shift Gear (move)

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Shift Gear
ギアチェンジ Gear Change
Shift Gear.png
Type  Steel
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shift Gear (Japanese: ギアチェンジ Gear Change) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation V. It is one of the signature moves of Klink's evolutionary family.


Shift Gear increases the user's Speed by two stages and the user's Attack by one stage.


Games Description
BW The user rotates its gears, raising its Attack and sharply raising its Speed.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel 48 ''''
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel 52 ''''
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel 54 ''''
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 languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Chgt Vitesse
Germany Flag.png German Gangwechsel
Italy Flag.png Italian Cambiomarcia
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cambiomarcha

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