Fell Stinger (move)

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Fell Stinger
とどめばり Finishing Stinger
Fell Stinger IX.png
Fell Stinger IX 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
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Fell Stinger (Japanese: とどめばり Finishing Stinger) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VI.

Effect

Generation VI

Fell Stinger inflicts damage; if it causes the targeted Pokémon to faint, the user's Attack stat rises by two stages.

Fell Stinger has a base power of 30 in Generation VI.

Generation VII onwards

Fell Stinger had its power increased to 50. It now raises the user's Attack stat by three stages if it causes the targeted Pokémon to faint.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat rises sharply.
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat rises drastically.
SV When the user knocks out a target with this move, the user's Attack stat is boosted drastically.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0015 Beedrill BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 45 44 44
0168 Ariados BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
0211 Qwilfish WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 1, 60 1, 60 12 12 12
0211 Qwilfish
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 12
0402 Kricketune BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 36 36 36 36
0416 Vespiquen BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1, 57 1, 57 12 12 12
0451 Skorupi PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 47 47 6 6
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 53 53 1 1
0542 Leavanny BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 34 29 29
0589 Escavalier BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1, 60 1, 60 1
0649 Genesect
Genesect
All forms
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 21
0777 Togedemaru ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy 53 20
0794 Buzzwole BugIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 10
0803 Poipole PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47USUM 14
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47USUM 14
0904 Overqwil DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 12
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0046 Paras BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass
0283 Surskit BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0331 Cacnea GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like *
0816 Sobble WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Fell Stinger inflicts damage. If it causes the targeted Pokémon to faint, the user's Attack stat rises by two stages.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
SMD 5 99 20 99 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Fell Stinger is a Charged Attack that has been available since December 11, 2019.

GO Bug.png Fell Stinger
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33
Duration 2.2 seconds
Damage window 1.8 - 2 seconds
Fell Stinger GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 20
Energy cost 35
Secondary effect GO boost arrow.png 1 Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
BeedrillQwilfishVespiquenDrapionTogedemaruBuzzwolePoipoleNaganadel
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Cost in move-gauge slots MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair(s)
Physical 2 44 52 100% An opponent Raises the user's Attack by three stat ranks when it knocks out a target with this move. Bugsy & Beedrill
Scottie/Bettie & Paras/ParasectEgg (Strike role only)
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Drastically raises the user's Attack when it knocks out a target with this move.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

BugIC RR.png Fell Stinger
★★★
Attack power 29.1629
Charge time 0.5 seconds
Range type Projectile
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Fell Stinger Rumble Rush.png

Description

Games Description
SMD It damages an enemy. Using this move to cause an enemy to faint will boost your Attack sharply. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a IconTileSMD.pngWonder Tile.


In the anime

Wikstrom Escavalier Fell Stinger.png
Escavalier


The user stings the target, increasing their attack power if the target faints.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Escavalier Escavalier forms a thin blue needle of energy at the end of each of its lances. It then strikes the opponent with them.
Wikstrom's Escavalier The Future is Now, Thanks to Strategy! Debut


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 致命針刺 Jimihng Jāmchi
Mandarin 致命針刺 / 致命针刺 Zhìmìng Zhēncì
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Dorážecí žihadlo
France Flag.png French Dard Mortel
Germany Flag.png German Stachelfinale
Italy Flag.png Italian Pungiglione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 마지막일침 Majimagilchim
Poland Flag.png Polish Żądło Siły
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Ferrão Letal
Spain Flag.png Spanish Aguijón Letal
Thailand Flag.png Thai เหล็กในปลิดชีพ


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