Razor Fang

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Razor Fang
Razor Fang
Razor Fang
Razor Fang
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
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Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
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Power 30
Effect Causes target to flinch

The Razor Fang (Japanese: するどいキバ Razor Fang) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV. It allows Gligar to evolve into Gliscor, and also allows the holder's moves to cause Pokémon to flinch.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png1,050
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png2,500


In battle

Grants certain moves used by the holder a 10% chance of causing targets to flinch.

Each strike of a multi-strike move has an independent chance of causing the target to flinch.

Generation IV

Grants the moves listed below a 10% chance of causing each target to flinch. This chance is not affected by Serene Grace.

Generation V onward

Grants all attacking moves that do not already have a chance to flinch a 10% chance of causing each target to flinch. This chance is affected by Serene Grace and the rainbow created by Fire Pledge and Water Pledge.

Moves affected in Generation IV

Outside battles

The Razor Fang causes Gligar to evolve into Gliscor when leveled up at night while holding it. This consumes the Razor Fang.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS An item to be held by a Pokémon. It may cause the foe to flinch when the holder inflicts damage.
BWB2W2 An item to be held by a Pokémon. It may make foes and allies flinch when the holder inflicts damage.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. When the holder successfully inflicts damage, the target may also flinch.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DP Battle Park Battle Park (48 BP)
Pt Routes 214 and 225 Battle Frontier (48 BP)
HGSS Battle Frontier (48 BP)
BW Abundant Shrine Route 13 (treasure hunter), Battle Subway (48 BP)
B2W2 Route 11 Battle Subway/PWT (8 BP)
XY Battle Maison (48 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (48 BP),
Crescent Isle, Mirage Islands (west of Route 104, west of Dewford Town, north of Route 113, north of Route 124, north of Route 125, south of Pacifidlog Town, south of Route 132, south of Route 134)
PMC Balloon Popping (Lv. 3)
SMUSUM Held by wild Bruxish (5% chance)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

The Razor Fang appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky.


Games Cost Sell price
MDTDS 1000MDBag Poké RTRB Sprite.png 1MDBag Poké RTRB Sprite.png


If the player offers both a Lunar Ribbon and Razor Fang at Luminous Spring, Gligar can be evolved into Gliscor. This consumes the Lunar Ribbon and Razor Fang.

If thrown, it will deal 1 damage (2 if sticky). Using this item in a dungeon will consume it, with no effect.


Games Description
MDTDS A savagely sharp, piercing fang. It allows a certain kind of Pokémon to evolve.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDTDS Treasure Boxes, Job requests (★3-★9)
Happy Outlook (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F, B19F), Mt. Mistral (Kecleon Shop: 3F, 5F, 7F, 9F, 11F, 13F, 15F, 17F, 19F), Shimmer Hill (Kecleon Shop: 2F, 4F, 6F, 8F, 10F, 12F, 14F, 16F), Lost Wilderness (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F)


MDBag Razor Fang TDS Sprite.png
Sprite from
Explorers of Time,
, and Sky

In the anime

Gligar reaching for the Razor Fang Ash tossed
A Razor Fang in the anime

In Fighting Fear with Fear!, Ash received a Razor Fang from Gary. Later in the episode, he used it to evolve his Gligar into a Gliscor.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 銳利之牙 Yeuihleih-jī Ngàh *
銳利牙 Yeuihleih Ngàh *
Mandarin 銳利之牙 / 锐利之牙 Ruìlì-zhī Yá *
銳利牙 Ruìlì Yá *
Finland Flag.png Finnish Terähammas
France Flag.png French Croc Rasoir
Germany Flag.png German Scharfzahn
Italy Flag.png Italian Affilodente
South Korea Flag.png Korean 예리한이빨 Yerihan Ippal
Poland Flag.png Polish Ostry Kieł
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Presa Afiada
Spain Flag.png Spanish Colmillo Agudo

External links

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