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Pin Missile
Pin Missile Animation
Battles
Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  25
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}[[Category:Moves with {{{priority}}} priority]]
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Pin Missile is a damage-dealing Bug-type multi-strike move.

Effect

There is now a ~33.3% chance that it will hit 2 times, a ~33.3% chance it will hit 3 times, a ~16.7% chance it will hit 4 times, and a ~16.7% chance it will hit 5 times. Provided that the move does not miss, it will hit ~3.167 times on average, giving it an average power of ~44.333.

Pin Missile may now continue attacking after breaking a substitute.

Pokémon with the Ability Skill Link will always hit five times when using Pin Missile, if it does not miss.

If the user is holding a King's Rock or Razor Fang, each consecutive hit has an equal chance to cause the opponent to flinch.

Description

Description
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to five times in a row.
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