Dragon Claw (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Spr 1g 006.png The picture used in this article is unsatisfactory.
Reason: Should be replaced with Generation VII image
Please feel free to replace it so it conforms to Bulbapedia conventions.

Dragon Claw
ドラゴンクロー Dragon Claw
Dragon Claw VI.png
[[File:|300px|center]]
Type  Dragon
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Dragon Claw (Japanese: ドラゴンクロー Dragon Claw) is a damage-dealing Dragon-type move introduced in Generation III and has been TM02 since.

Effect

Dragon Claw inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Dragon Claw can be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining two extra appeal points if any of the moves DragonBreath, Dragon Dance or Dragon Rage was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
RSE Slashes the foe with sharp claws.*
Hooks and slashes the foe with long, sharp claws.*
FRLG Sharp, huge claws hook and slash the foe quickly and with great power.
Colo.XD Scratches the target with sharp claws.*
Hooks and slashes the target with long, sharp claws.*
DPPtHGSSPBR The user slashes the foe with huge, sharp claws.*
Sharp, huge claws hook and slash the foe quickly and with great power.*
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.
SM The user slashes the target with huge sharp claws.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1 1 1 1
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 45 45BW
55B2W2
55XY
45ORAS
1, Evo.
371 Bagon Bagon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 49 50 50 50XY
29ORAS
29
372 Shelgon Shelgon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 69 55 55 55XY
29ORAS
29
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 79 61 61 61XY
29ORAS
29
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20 20DPPt
443 Gible Gible
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 27 27 27 27
444 Gabite Gabite
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 33 33 33 33
445 Garchomp Garchomp
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 33 33 33 33
483 Dialga Dialga
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28
484 Palkia Palkia
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28
487 Giratina Giratina
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28
566 Archen Archen
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 48 48 48
567 Archeops Archeops
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 56 56 56
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster 27 27 27
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 54 54 54
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 37 37
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 37 37
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 41
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 43
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 43
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
158 Totodile Totodile
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
TM02
IV
TM02
V
TM02
VI
TM02
VII
TM02
004 Charmander Charmander
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
149 Dragonite Dragonite
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
158 Totodile Totodile
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
159 Croconaw Croconaw
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
306 Aggron Aggron
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
334 Altaria Altaria
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
371 Bagon Bagon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
380 Latias Latias
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
383 Groudon Groudon
GroundIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
443 Gible Gible
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
444 Gabite Gabite
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
445 Garchomp Garchomp
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
483 Dialga Dialga
SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
484 Palkia Palkia
WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
553 Krookodile Krookodile
GroundIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
DarkIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
566 Archen Archen
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
567 Archeops Archeops
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
604 Eelektross Eelektross
ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
643 Reshiram Reshiram
DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
DragonIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Normal Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
646 Kyurem Kyurem
White Kyurem
DragonIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
715 Noivern Noivern
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Flying
717 Yveltal Yveltal
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
757 Salandit Salandit
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
760 Bewear Bewear
NormalIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
772 Type: Null Type: Null
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
776 Turtonator Turtonator
FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
780 Drampa Drampa
NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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

 
>
 
Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 43 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Gabite   Fraxure

Pokémon GO

Dragon Claw
Special Attack
Type Dragon
Power 50
Energy bar 3
Duration 1.7 seconds
Critical rate 25%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
CharizardDragonite
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Dragon Claw had a power of 40.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Dragon Claw had a power of 35, an energy bar of 2, and a duration of 1.5 seconds.

Dragonite may only know this move if it was obtained before February 16, 2017.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target.
Conq. The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.

In the anime

Ash Noivern Dragon Claw.png Cynthia Garchomp Dragon Claw.png Emmy Druddigon Dragon Claw.png Drake Shelgon Dragon Claw.png
Noivern Garchomp Druddigon Shelgon
The user slashes the foe with huge, sharp claws.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
373 Salamence Salamence's claws glow white or bright green and it slashes the opponent with them.
Silver's Salamence The Search for the Legend Debut
Drake's Salamence Vanity Affair None
149 Dragonite Dragonite's claws glow white and it slashes the opponent with them.
Lance's Dragonite The Scuffle of Legends None
372 Shelgon The tips of Shelgon's front legs glow bright green and it slashes the opponent with them.
Drake's Shelgon Vanity Affair None
487O Giratina The gold part of Giratina's upper spikes glows magenta and it hits the opponent with it.
A wild Giratina Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
445 Garchomp Garchomp's hand claws glow light green and it slashes the opponent repeatedly or a light-green aura forms around each of Garchomp's hands and they turn into a claw like shape and then it strikes its opponent with the claws.
Cynthia's Garchomp Double Team Turnover! None
Professor Sycamore's Garchomp A Towering Takeover! None
444 Gabite One or both of Gabite's claws glow light blue or light green and it slashes the opponent with it. Sometimes, when it slashes, it leaves behind a trail of energy the same color as the glow of its claws.
A wild Gabite Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness None
Ursula's Gabite Another One Gabites the Dust! None
621 Druddigon Both of the claws on Druddigon's hands glow light blue and it slashes the opponent once with each hand, or the claws on one of Druddigon's hands glow light blue and it slashes the opponent with it or a light-green aura forms around one of Druddigon's claws and then it attacks its opponent with its claws.
Emmy's Druddigon The Dragon Master's Path! None
Gail's Druddigon Search for the Clubultimate! None
Drayden's Druddigon Drayden Versus Iris: Past, Present, and Future! None
Aliana's Druddigon Coming Apart at the Dreams! None
643 Reshiram The claws on one of Reshiram's wings glow bright pink and Reshiram slashes the opponent with it. As it does, it leaves behind a bright pink trail of energy where it slashed.
A wild Reshiram White—Victini and Zekrom None
553 Krookodile The claws on one of Krookodile's hands glow light blue and it slashes the opponent with them.
Ash's Krookodile Ash, Iris and Trip: Then There Were Three! None
611 Fraxure The claws on both of Fraxure's hands glow light blue and it slashes the opponent with one of them.
A Fraxure Iris borrowed from the Opelucid Trainers' School Drayden Versus Iris: Past, Present, and Future! None
160 Feraligatr The claws on one of Feraligatr's hands glow light blue and it slashes the opponent with them.
A wild Feraligatr Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
006MX Charizard The claws on both of Mega Charizard X's hands become surrounded in light green, claw-shaped energies. It then strikes the opponent with one of them.
Alain's Charizard Mega Evolution Special I None
371 Bagon One of Bagon's hands becomes surrounded in a light green, claw-shaped energy. It then strikes the opponent with one of them.
Sawyer's Bagon Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! None
005 Charmeleon One of Charmeleon's hands becomes surrounded in a light green, claw shaped energy. It then strikes the opponent with one of them.
Trevor's Charmeleon A Legendary Photo Op! None
006 Charizard Charizard's hands becomes surrounded in a light green, claw shaped energy. It then strikes the opponent with them.
Alain's Charizard A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
Trevor's Charizard A League of His Own! None
715 Noivern A light-green aura forms around each of Noivern's hands and they turn into a claw like shape and then Noivern strikes its opponent with the claws.
Ash's Noivern A Full-Strength Battle Surprise! None
254M Sceptile A light-green aura forms around each of Mega Sceptile's hands and they turn into a claw like shape and then Mega Sceptile strikes its opponent with the claws.
Sawyer's Sceptile Valuable Experience for All! None
445M Garchomp A light-green aura forms around each of Mega Garchomp's fins and then it attacks its opponent with its claws.
Remo's Garchoo Analysis Versus Passion! None
254 Sceptile A light-green aura forms around each of Sceptile's hands and they turn into a claw like shape and then Sceptile strikes its opponent with the claws.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga


In the Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King manga

050Diglett.png This section is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: description of the move.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga


In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In other generations

Core series games

Dragon Claw III.png Dragon Claw IV.png Dragon Claw V.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

Spin-off series games

Dragon Claw Colo.png Dragon Claw XD.png Dragon Claw PBR.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Dragon Claw 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 龍爪 Lùhngjáau
Mandarin 龍爪 / 龙爪 Lóngzhuǎ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drakenklauw
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lohikäärmeenkynsi
Tulikoura (AG013)
France Flag.png French Dracogriffe
Germany Flag.png German Drachenklaue
Greece Flag.png Greek Νύχι Δράκου Nuhi Drakou
India Flag.png Hindi द्रगों का पंजा Dragon ka panja
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Cakar Naga
Kuku Naga
Italy Flag.png Italian Dragartigli
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드래곤크루 Dragon Claw
Poland Flag.png Polish Pazur Smoka
Smoczy Pazur*
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Garra de Dragão (games, XY086-present, TCG)
Garra do Dragão (early anime)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Gheara de Dragon
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Zmajeva kandža
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Garra de Dragón
Spain Flag.png Spain Garra Dragón
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Ejderha Pençesi
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Vuốt Rồng
Móng Vuốt của Rồng


Variations of the move Strength
Physical StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
Special Dazzling GleamPower Gem


Generation III TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.