Wide Slash (move)

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Wide Slash
すいへいぎり Horizontal Cut
Inflicts damage on enemies on the 3 tiles in front of the user--diagonally and directly in front
Wide Slash PMD TDS.png
Type  ???
Category  Physical
PP 10
Hit Ratio 88%
Power 20
Extra Effects None
  • Affected by the Protect status
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by the Snatch status
  • Affected by the Mirror Move status
  • Not affected by the Muzzled status
Facing tile and 2 flanking tiles

Wide Slash (Japanese: すいへいぎり Horizontal Cut) is a damage-dealing typeless move introduced in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team.


Generation III

Wide Slash will attack foes on the three tiles in front of the player; diagonally and directly across. Its power can be raised through Ginseng. It has the standard critical hit rate of 12%. As it is a typeless move, it bypasses Wonder Guard.

Generation IV

Wide Slash now has a base 8% critical hit rate, in line with other moves of average critical hit ratio.


Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on enemies on the three tiles diagonally and directly in front
MDTDS Inflicts damage on enemies on the 3 tiles in front of the user--diagonally and directly in front



# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
All Pokémon who can learn TMs can learn Wide Slash.
Some Pokémon who cannot usually learn TMs can learn this TM, and are marked by ✔.
Pokémon who cannot are marked by ✘.
010 Caterpie Caterpie
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
011 Metapod Metapod
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
013 Weedle Weedle
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
014 Kakuna Kakuna
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
129 Magikarp Magikarp
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Dragon
132 Ditto Ditto
NormalIC Big.png Ditto Ditto
201 Unown Unown
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
202 Wobbuffet Wobbuffet
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
235 Smeargle Smeargle
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
265 Wurmple Wurmple
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
266 Silcoon Silcoon
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
268 Cascoon Cascoon
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
360 Wynaut Wynaut
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
374 Beldum Beldum
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
401 Kricketot Kricketot
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
412 Burmy Burmy
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
415 Combee Combee
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
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 generations


In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Faucheuse
Germany Flag.png German Drei-Streich
Italy Flag.png Italian Taglionetto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 수평베기 Supyeongbegi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sablazo

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