Corkscrew Crash (move)

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Corkscrew Crash
超絶螺旋連撃 Super Spiral Combo
Corkscrew Crash VII.png
Corkscrew Crash VII 2.png
Type  Steel
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Corkscrew Crash (Japanese: 超絶螺旋連撃 Super Spiral Combo) is a damage-dealing Steel-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII.


Generation VII

Corkscrew Crash inflicts damage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Cat.
Anchor Shot 160 Physical
Bullet Punch 100 Physical
Doom Desire 200 Special
Flash Cannon 160 Special
Gear Grind 180 Physical
Gyro Ball 160 Physical
Heavy Slam 160 Physical
Iron Head 160 Physical
Iron Tail 180 Physical
Magnet Bomb 120 Physical
Metal Burst 100 Physical
Metal Claw 100 Physical
Meteor Mash 175 Physical
Mirror Shot 120 Special
Smart Strike 140 Physical
Steel Wing 140 Physical
Sunsteel Strike 180 Physical

Generation VIII onwards

Corkscrew Crash cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUM The user spins very fast and rams into the target with the full force of its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Any non-Mega Evolved, non-Primal Pokémon can use Corkscrew Crash if it knows a damaging Steel-type move, holds a Steelium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Sync move
Supernova Corkscrew Crash Physical Default 250 300 An opponent No additional effect. Molayne & Dugtrio

In the anime

Ash Pikachu Corkscrew Crash.png
The user gathers Z-Power and attacks the target by drilling into it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Pikachu Pikachu strikes a series of synchronized poses with its Trainer to build Z-Power. It then jumps into the air and spins around rapidly, turning into a yellow drill that strikes the opponent with full force.
Ash's Pikachu The Dealer of Destruction! Debut
Base move is
Iron Tail

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures



In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超絕螺旋連擊 Chīujyuht Lòhsyùhn Lìhngīk
Mandarin 超絕螺旋連擊 / 超绝螺旋连击 Chāojué Luóxuán Liánjí / Chāojué Luóxuán Liánjī
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kurkentrekkerknal
France Flag.png French Vrille Maximum
Germany Flag.png German Turbo-Spiralkombo
Italy Flag.png Italian Spirale Perforante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 초월나선연격 Chowol Naseon Yeongyeok
Poland Flag.png Polish Korkociąg Zniszczenia
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Impacto Saca-Rolha
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Espiral Perfurante
Russia Flag.png Russian Спиральный Таран Spiral'nyy Taran
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hélice Trepanadora
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Máy Khoan Xoáy Liên Hồi

Type-based Z-Moves
Breakneck BlitzAll-Out PummelingSupersonic SkystrikeAcid DownpourTectonic Rage
Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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