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Pin Missile
Pin Missile VI
(ミサイルばり Missile Needle)
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Bug
Category: Type Physical
Power: 25 (Gen. VI-)
14 (Gen. I-V)
Accuracy: 95% (Gen. VI-)
85% (Gen. I-V)
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Startles the Pokémon that has the Judge's attention.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Effectiveness varies depending on when it is used.

Pin Missile (ミサイルばり Missile Needle) is a Bug-type physical move introduced in Generation I.


Games Description
GSC Fires pins that strike 2-5 times.
RSE Sharp pins are fired to strike 2 to 5 times.
FRLG Sharp pins are shot at the foe and hit two to fives times at once.
DPPtHGSS Sharp pins are shot at the foe in rapid succession. They hit two to fives times in a row.
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to fives times in a row.


In Battle

Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally

Pin Missile can target any Pokémon adjacent to the user. Pin Missile does damage to the target, hitting it two to five times in a turn.


By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
015 Beedrill bug/poison 39 35 35 28 28 28 TBA
135 Jolteon electric 48 (RB)
36 (Y)
36 36 36 36 (BW)
25 (B2W2)
25 TBA
167 Spinarak bug/poison 36 36 36 TBA
168 Ariados bug/poison 41 41 41 TBA
211 Qwilfish water/poison 28 28 (RSE)
21 (FRLG)
37 37 37 TBA
214 Heracross bug/fighting 31 TBA
263 Zigzagoon normal 25 25 25 25 (XY)
19 (ORAS)
331 Cacnea grass 21 21 21 21 (XY)
38 (ORAS)
332 Cacturne grass/dark 21 21 21 21 (XY)
38 (ORAS)
451 Skorupi poison/bug 12 12 (BW)
9 (B2W2)
452 Drapion poison/dark 1, 12 (DP)
12 (PtHGSS)
12 (BW)
9 (B2W2)
556 Maractus grass 10 10 TBA
597 Ferroseed grass/steel 18 18 TBA
598 Ferrothorn grass/steel 18 18 TBA
650 Chespin grass 18 TBA
651 Quilladin grass 20 TBA
652 Chesnaught grass/fighting 20 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By Breeding

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Pin Missile depicted in the anime
Ethan's Jolteon Pin Missile
Ethan's Jolteon using Pin Missile
Dorian Qwilfish Pin Missile
Dorian's Qwilfish using Pin Missile
Harley Cacturne Pin Missile
Harley's Cacturne using Pin Missile
Paul Drapion Pin Missile
Paul's Drapion using Pin Missile
Cameron Ferrothorn Pin Missile
Cameron's Ferrothorn using Pin Missile
Chespie Pin Missile
Chespie using Pin Missile

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