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Shift Gear
BW Shift Gear
(ギアチェンジ Gear Change)
Generation: V
Battle Data
Type: Type Steel
Category Type Status
Power: --
Accuracy: --%
PP: 10 *
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: No
Protect/Detect: No
Snatch: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Clever
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Gear Change is a Steel-type move introduced in Generation V. It is one of the signature moves of the Klink evolution line, the other being Gear Grind.


The user spins its gears, which not only raises its Attack stat, but also sharply raises its Speed stat.


Generation V

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon type Level
Klink Steel 48
Klang Steel 50
Klinklang Steel 54
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move


Shift Gear depicted in the manga
Colress' Klinklang Shift Gear Adventures
Colress' Klinklang using Shift Gear

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