Dragon Claw (move)

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Dragon Claw
ドラゴンクロー Dragon Claw
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. It was TM02 from Generation III to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and is TR47 in Generation VIII.

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.
SMUSUM
SwSh
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 VIII
006 Charizard Charizard
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1 1 1 1SMUSUM 1
330 Flygon Flygon
File:GroundIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon 45 45BW
55B2W2
55XY
45ORAS
1, Evo. 1, Evo.
371 Bagon Bagon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 49 50 50 50XY
29ORAS
29 31
372 Shelgon Shelgon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 69 55 55 55XY
29ORAS
29 33
373 Salamence Salamence
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 79 61 61 61XY
29ORAS
29 33
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 20 20DPPt
443 Gible Gible
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 27 27 27 27 36
444 Gabite Gabite
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 33 33 33 33 42
445 Garchomp Garchomp
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 33 33 33 33 42
483 Dialga Dialga
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28 40SwSh
48BDSP
484 Palkia Palkia
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28 40SwSh
48BDSP
487 Giratina Giratina
File:GhostIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 30DPPt
28HGSS
28 28 28 63SwSh
70BDSP
566 Archen Archen
File:RockIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 48 48 48 39
567 Archeops Archeops
File:RockIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3 56 56 56 41
610 Axew Axew
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28 18
611 Fraxure Fraxure
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28 18
612 Haxorus Haxorus
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon 28 28 28 18
621 Druddigon Druddigon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster 27 27 27 30
644 Zekrom Zekrom
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 54 54 54 32
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
File:RockIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 37 37 36
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
File:RockIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 37 37 36
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 41 32
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 43 32
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 43 32
884 Duraludon Duraludon
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon 48
895 Regidrago Regidrago
File:DragonIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 36
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/TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
TM02
IV
TM02
V
TM02
VI
TM02
VII
TM02
VIII
TR47
004 Charmander Charmander
File:FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
File:FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
File:RockIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
149 Dragonite Dragonite
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
File:PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
158 Totodile Totodile
File:WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 BDSP
159 Croconaw Croconaw
File:WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 BDSP
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr
File:WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 BDSP
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
File:RockIC Big.png
File:DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
254 Sceptile Sceptile
File:GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
306 Aggron Aggron
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
330 Flygon Flygon
File:GroundIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
334 Altaria Altaria
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
371 Bagon Bagon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
380 Latias Latias
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:PsychicIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
383 Groudon Groudon
File:GroundIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
443 Gible Gible
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
444 Gabite Gabite
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
445 Garchomp Garchomp
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
483 Dialga Dialga
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
484 Palkia Palkia
File:WaterIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
File:GhostIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
File:NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered BDSP
553 Krookodile Krookodile
File:GroundIC Big.png
File:DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Dragon
566 Archen Archen
File:RockIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
567 Archeops Archeops
File:RockIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
604 Eelektross Eelektross
File:ElectricIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
610 Axew Axew
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
File:DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
621 Druddigon Druddigon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
643 Reshiram Reshiram
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:ElectricIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
646 Kyurem Kyurem
White Kyurem
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:IceIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered B2W2
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
675 Pangoro Pangoro
File:FightingIC Big.png
File:DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
File:RockIC Big.png
File:WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
File:RockIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
File:RockIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
715 Noivern Noivern
File:FlyingIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
717 Yveltal Yveltal
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
757 Salandit Salandit
File:PoisonIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
758 Salazzle Salazzle
File:PoisonIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
760 Bewear Bewear
File:NormalIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
772 Type: Null Type: Null
File:NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
File:NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
776 Turtonator Turtonator
File:FireIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
780 Drampa Drampa
File:NormalIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804 Naganadel Naganadel
File:PoisonIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
880 Dracozolt Dracozolt
File:ElectricIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
884 Duraludon Duraludon
File:SteelIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
887 Dragapult Dragapult
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
895 Regidrago Regidrago
File: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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
158 Totodile Totodile
File: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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Dragon Claw is a move with 16 base power, 88% accuracy, and 10 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

In Gates to Infinity, Dragon Claw hits adjacent enemies when used by a Gigantic Pokémon.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 43
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: None
Users: Gabite   Fraxure
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 50 60 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

24px Dragon Claw
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33 33
Duration 1.7 seconds
Damage window 1.1 - 1.3 seconds
125px
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35 35
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
CharizardDragoniteMewSceptileFlygonLatiosGiratina (Altered Forme)ArchenArcheopsEelektrossAxewFraxureHaxorusDruddigonKyuremTyrunt
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 40 → 35
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 35 → 50
    • Energy cost: 50 → 33
    • Duration: 1.5 → 1.7 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.2 - 1.4 → 1.1 - 1.3 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDGtI
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.
MDGtI It damages an enemy.
It damages enemies.*
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

150px 150px 150px 150px
Noivern Gabite Druddigon Dragonite
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, or a light-green aura forms around one of Dragonite's hands and turns into a claw-like shape. Dragonite then strikes the opponent with the claw.
Lance's Dragonite The Scuffle of Legends None
Ash's Dragonite Raid Battle in The Ruins! 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 Origin Forme Giratina's upper spikes glows magenta and it hits the opponent with it.
Giratina (movie) Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
445 Garchomp Garchomp's hand claws glow light green or light blue 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
A Trainer's Garchomp Legend? Go! Friends? Go! 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 or light green 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
Ryuki's Druddigon Aiming for the Top Floor! 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.
Reshiram (M14) 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 become 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
Leon's Charizard Toughing It Out! None
715 Noivern A light-green aura forms around each of Noivern's hands and they turn into a claw-like shape. Noivern then strikes the 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. 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 the 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. Sceptile then strikes the opponent with the claws.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None
758 Salazzle Salazzle's claws glow light green and slashes the opponent with them, leaving behind a trail of energy the same color as her claws.
Plumeria's Salazzle Battle Royal 151! None
330 Flygon A light-green aura forms around each of Flygon's hands and they turn into a claw-like shape. Flygon then strikes the opponent with the claws.
Goh's Flygon A Crackling Raid Battle! None


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

110px 150px 110px 110px
Garchomp
The user slashes the foe with huge, sharp claws.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
445 Garchomp A light-blue aura forms around each of Garchomp's fins and then Garchomp strikes its opponent with its claws.
Cynthia's Garchomp Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer None


In the manga

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King

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Reason: Image and description of the move


Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder


Pokémon Battle Frontier


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 龍爪 Lùhngjáau
Mandarin 龍爪 / 龙爪 Lóngzhuǎ
20px Dutch Drakenklauw
20px Finnish Lohikäärmeenkynsi
Tulikoura (AG013)
20px French Draco-Griffe*
Dracogriffe*
20px German Drachenklaue
20px Greek Νύχι Δράκου Nuhi Drakou
20px Hindi द्रगों का पंजा Dragon ka panja
20px Hungarian Sárkány Karom
20px Indonesian Cakar Naga
Kuku Naga
20px Italian Dragartigli
20px Korean 드래곤크루 Dragon Claw
20px Polish Pazur Smoka*
Smoczy Pazur*
20px Brazilian Portuguese Garra de Dragão (games, XY086-present, TCG, manga)
Garra do Dragão (early anime)
20px Romanian Gheara de Dragon
20px Serbian Zmajeva kandža
Spanish 20px Latin America Garra de Dragón
20px Spain Garra Dragón
20px Thai ดรากอนคลอว์
20px Turkish Ejderha Pençesi
20px 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
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223
2425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
4748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869
7071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748
495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172
7374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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2728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152
5354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778
798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
SMUSUM
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
PE
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
50515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374
75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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