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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


Scratch depicted in previous generations
Scratch GenI
Generation I
Generation V
Scratch GenVI
Generation VI
Scratch depicted in the anime
Ash Primeape Scratch
Ash's Primeape using Scratch
Ash Totodile Scratch
Ash's Totodile using Scratch
Norman Vigoroth Scratch
Norman's Vigoroth using Scratch
Ash Chimchar Scratch
Ash's Chimchar using Scratch
Weiss Zangoose Scratch
Weiss' Zangoose using Scratch
Serena Braixen Scratch
Serena's Braixen using Scratch

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