Drill Peck (move)

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Drill Peck
ドリルくちばし Drill Beak
Drill Peck VIII.png
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Type  Flying
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Affected by how well the previous Pokémon's move went.

Drill Peck (Japanese: ドリルくちばし Drill Beak) is a damage-dealing Flying-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Drill Peck inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. It can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Drill Peck can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if move Peck was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A standard Flying-type attack. It is strong and highly likely to hit the target.
GSC A strong, spinning-peck attack.
RSEColo. A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
XD A corkscrewing attack, with the beak acting as a drill.
FRLG
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A corkscrewing attack with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
SwSh A corkscrewing attack that strikes the target with a sharp beak acting as a drill.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
021 Spearow Spearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 29 37 37 37 37 37 36SMUSUM
32PE
36BDSP
022 Fearow Fearow
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 34 40 40 47 47 47 41SMUSUM
47PE
41BDSP
084 Doduo Doduo
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 30 33 37 41 41 41XY
37ORAS
43SMUSUM
27PE
43BDSP
085 Dodrio Dodrio
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 30 38 47 47 47 47XY
41ORAS
47SMUSUM
27PE
47BDSP
145 Zapdos Zapdos
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 49 49 71 71 1, 71 71SMUSUM
24PE
35
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 35
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 25 25
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 36
393 Piplup Piplup
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 39 39 39 39 39BDSP
394 Prinplup Prinplup
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 46 46 46 46 46BDSP
395 Empoleon Empoleon
WaterIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 52 52 52 52 52BDSP
731 Pikipek Pikipek
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 27
732 Trumbeak Trumbeak
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 32
733 Toucannon Toucannon
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 34
821 Rookidee Rookidee
FlyingIC Big.png Flying Flying 28
822 Corvisquire Corvisquire
FlyingIC Big.png Flying Flying 34
823 Corviknight Corviknight
FlyingIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Flying Flying 34
845 Cramorant Cramorant
FlyingIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying 35
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 VIII
177 Natu Natu
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
198 Murkrow Murkrow
DarkIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying BDSP
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Drill peck is a move with 16 base power, 88% accuracy, and 13 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 100 120 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

GO Flying.png Drill Peck
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 65
Energy cost 33 33
Duration 2.3 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
Drill Peck GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 65
Energy cost 40 40
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
SpearowDoduoDodrioZapdosNatuMurkrowPiplupEmpoleon
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 30 → 40
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 40 → 60
    • Duration: 2.7 → 2.3 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.6 - 2.5 → 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
  • July 27, 2020
    • Power: 60 → 65
Trainer Battles
  • July 27, 2020
    • Power: 60 → 65

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

Dawn Piplup Drill Peck.png Falkner Dodrio Drill Peck.png Kenny Prinplup Drill Peck.png Winona Skarmory Drill Peck.png
Piplup Dodrio Prinplup Skarmory
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
085 Dodrio Dodrio jumps into the air and lands on the opponent while bringing its three heads forward. When it does, its beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them, or Dodrio repeatedly pecks the opponent with its beaks.
Falkner's Dodrio Fighting Flyer with Fire! Debut
Gary's Dodrio Putting the Air Back in Aerodactyl! None
022 Fearow Fearow's beak spins like a drill and its pecks the opponent.
Skyler's Fearow The Big Balloon Blow-Up None
Tyson's Fearow Talkin' 'Bout an Evolution None
Rico's Fearow A Poached Ego! None
227 Skarmory Skarmory's beak spins like a drill and it pecks the opponent.
Winona's Skarmory Who's Flying Now? None
145 Zapdos Zapdos rams into the opponent with its beak and rotates its body in a circle, pecking the opponent.
A mirage Zapdos The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
394 Prinplup Prinplup jumps into the air and its crown and beak glow white. Its beak also grows larger. It falls at the opponent, spinning like a drill.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
395 Empoleon Empoleon's beak and crown glows gold or white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak, or Empoleon's crown glows yellow and a white streak swirls arounds its body. It then charges towards the opponent. Sometimes when it charges, it holds out its arms.
Kai's Empoleon The Rise of Darkrai None
Barry's Empoleon Gotta Get a Gible! None
Kenny's Empoleon Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! None
Professor Kukui's Empoleon A Full Battle Bounty! None
393 Piplup Piplup's beak glows white and it spins like a drill as it jumps at the opponent, hitting it with its beak.
Dawn's Piplup Piplup, Pansage, and a Meeting of the Times! None
Verity's Piplup I Choose You! None


Pokémon Origins

None.png Red Dodrio Drill Peck PO.png None.png None.png
Dodrio
A corkscrewing attack with the sharp beak acting as a drill.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
085 Dodrio Dodrio's beaks start spinning like drills and it stabs the opponent with them.
Red's Dodrio File 4: Charizard Debut


In the manga

The Electric Tale of Pikachu


How I Became a Pokémon Card


Magical Pokémon Journey


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

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Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 啄鑽 Dēukjyun
Mandarin 啄鑽 / 啄钻 Zhuózuān *
衝鑽 Chōngzuān *
Denmark Flag.png Danish Borehak
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Drilboor
Finland Flag.png Finnish Nokkapora (AG006)
Poranokkaisu (EP131, AG084)
France Flag.png French Bec Vrille
Germany Flag.png German Bohrschnabel
Greece Flag.png Greek Τρυπανοτσίμπημα
India Flag.png Hindi घूमती चोंच मरो Ghoomti Chonch Maro
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Paruh Bor
Italy Flag.png Italian Perforbecco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 회전부리 Hoejeonburi
Poland Flag.png Polish Pneumatyczne Dziobanie*
Wirujące Żądło/Wiertło*
Wielki Świder*
Wirujący Dziób*
Przewiercający Atak*
Świdrujący Atak*
Wiertłodziób*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bico Broca (games, anime, TCG, manga)
Bicada Perfurante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Bico Perfurante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Bico Perfurador (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ataque Bicada (Pokémon Chronicles)
Bicada Escavadora (DP series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Ciocul Săpător
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Kljun bušilica
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Pico Taladro (EP131-AG006, DP026-present)
Pico Martillo (HS15)
Ataque de Pico (AG084)
Taladro de Pico (M10)
Spain Flag.png Spain Pico Taladro
Thailand Flag.png Thai จะงอยสว่าน
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Matkap Gagası
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Mũi Khoan Mỏ Chim



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


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