Dragon Ascent is a -type move introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature move of Rayquaza.
|| After soaring upward, the user attacks its target by dropping out of the sky at high speeds, although it lowers its own Defense and Sp. Def in the process.
|| After soaring upward, the user attacks its target by dropping out of the sky at high speeds. But it lowers its own Defense and Sp. Def stats in the process.
If Rayquaza knows this move, it can Mega Evolve at any time, and doesn't need a corresponding Mega Stone. Using the move lowers the Defense and Special Defense of the user by 1.
By Move Tutor
| By Leveling Up
| Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.|
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
- Zinnia replaces the Rayquaza's move Fly in the delta episode for Dragon Ascent, while Fly is a HM.
- HMS aren't normally able to be replaced by other moves in this way.