Scratch VII
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category Type Physical
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 35*
Affects: Selected Target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Tough
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Scratch is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Game Description

Game Description
Game Description
GS & C Scratches with sharp claws.
RS & E Scratches the foe with sharp claws.
FRLG Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the foe.
DPPt & HGSS Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the foe to inflict damage.
BW & B2W2 Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
XY & ORAS Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.


This is a list of Pokémon that can learn this move by leveling up:

By Leveling Up
No. Pokémon Type 1 Type 2 Level
004 Charmander004 Fire 1
005 Charmeleon005 Fire 1
006 Charizard006 Fire Flying 1
027 Sandshrew027 Ground 1
028 Sandslash028 Ground 1
029 Nidoran♀029 Poison 8
030 Nidorina030 Poison 8
031 Nidoqueen031 Poison Ground 8
046 Paras046 Bug Grass 1
047 Parasect047 Bug Grass 1
050 Diglett050 Ground 1
051 Dugtrio051 Ground 1
052 Meowth052 Normal 1
053 Persian053 Normal 1
054 Psyduck054 Water 1
055 Golduck055 Water 1
056 Mankey056 Fighting 1
057 Primeape057 Fighting 1
140 Kabuto140 Rock Water 1
141 Kabutops141 Rock Water 1
653 Fennekin653 Fire 1
654 Braixen654 Fire 1
655 Delphox655 Fire 1


Main article: Scratch/Gallery

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