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Metal Claw

Type Power Accuracy PP Priority Damage Target
Steel 50 95% 35 0 Physical Single non-user

Description

Deals damage and has a 10% chance to boost the user's Attack by one stage.

Competitive Use

Metal Claw should not be used competitively. It is outclassed by stronger moves, such as Iron Head. Furthermore, Steel is a poor attacking type.

Related Moves

Iron Head is a more powerful alternative that has a chance to flinch the target.

Meteor Mash is a far more powerful equivalent, with smaller distribution.

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Aggron Steel / Rock RU Sturdy / Rock Head / Heavy Metal 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
Anorith Rock / Bug LC Battle Armor / Swift Swim 45 95 50 40 50 75 355
Armaldo Rock / Bug NU Battle Armor / Swift Swim 75 125 100 70 80 45 495
Aron Steel / Rock LC Sturdy / Rock Head / Heavy Metal 50 70 100 40 40 30 330
Bisharp Dark / Steel UU Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
Charizard Fire / Flying NU Blaze / Solar Power 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Charmander Fire LC Blaze / Solar Power 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
Cobalion Steel / Fighting UU Justified 91 90 129 90 72 108 580
Corphish Water LC Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Adaptability 43 80 65 50 35 35 308
Crawdaunt Water / Dark RU Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Adaptability 63 120 85 90 55 55 468
Dialga Steel / Dragon Uber Pressure / Telepathy 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
Drilbur Ground LC Sand Rush / Sand Force / Mold Breaker 60 85 40 30 45 68 328
Druddigon Dragon RU Rough Skin / Sheer Force / Mold Breaker 77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Durant Bug / Steel RU Swarm / Hustle / Truant 58 109 112 48 48 109 484
Empoleon Water / Steel UU Torrent / Defiant 84 86 88 111 101 60 530
Excadrill Ground / Steel Uber Sand Rush / Sand Force / Mold Breaker 110 135 60 50 65 88 508
Feraligatr Water RU Torrent / Sheer Force 85 105 100 79 83 78 530
Ferroseed Grass / Steel RU Iron Barbs 44 50 91 24 86 10 305
Ferrothorn Grass / Steel OU Iron Barbs 74 94 131 54 116 20 489
Gabite Dragon / Ground NU Sand Veil / Rough Skin 68 90 65 50 55 82 410
Garchomp Dragon / Ground OU Sand Veil / Rough Skin 108 130 95 80 85 102 600
Genesect Bug / Steel Uber Download 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
Gible Dragon / Ground LC Sand Veil / Rough Skin 58 70 45 40 45 42 300
Gligar Ground / Flying UU Hyper Cutter / Sand Veil / Immunity 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
Gliscor Ground / Flying OU Hyper Cutter / Sand Veil / Poison Heal 75 95 125 45 75 95 510
Kingler Water NU Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Sheer Force 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
Krabby Water LC Hyper Cutter / Shell Armor / Sheer Force 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
Lairon Steel / Rock NU Sturdy / Rock Head / Heavy Metal 60 90 140 50 50 40 430
Lucario Fighting / Steel OU Steadfast / Inner Focus / Justified 70 110 70 115 70 90 525
Metagross Steel / Psychic OU Clear Body / Light Metal 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
Metang Steel / Psychic NU Clear Body / Light Metal 60 75 100 55 80 50 420
Nincada Bug / Ground LC Compoundeyes / Run Away 31 45 90 30 30 40 266
Ninjask Bug / Flying NU Speed Boost / Infiltrator 61 90 45 50 50 160 456
Paras Bug / Grass LC Effect Spore / Dry Skin / Damp 35 70 55 45 55 25 285
Parasect Bug / Grass NU Effect Spore / Dry Skin / Damp 60 95 80 60 80 30 405
Pawniard Dark / Steel LC Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
Registeel Steel UU Clear Body / Light Metal 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
Sandshrew Ground LC Sand Veil / Sand Rush 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
Sandslash Ground RU Sand Veil / Sand Rush 75 100 110 45 55 65 450
Scizor Bug / Steel OU Swarm / Technician / Light Metal 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
Shedinja Bug / Ghost NU Wonder Guard / Wonder Guard 1 90 45 30 30 40 236
Sneasel Dark / Ice NU Inner Focus / Keen Eye / Pickpocket 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
Teddiursa Normal LC Pickup / Quick Feet / Honey Gather 60 80 50 50 50 40 330
Totodile Water LC Torrent / Sheer Force 50 65 64 44 48 43 314
Ursaring Normal NU Guts / Quick Feet / Unnerve 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
Weavile Dark / Ice UU Pressure / Pickpocket 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
Zangoose Normal NU Immunity / Toxic Boost 73 115 60 60 60 90 458