Tail Slap

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Tail Slap
スイープビンタ Sweep Slap
Tail Slap.png
General Information
Type: Type Normal.gif
Generation: V
Battle Data
Category Physical
Power: 25
Accuracy: 85%
PP: 10*
Effects: 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



Tail Slap (スイープビンタ Sweep Slap) is a Normal-Type move introduced in Generation V. It is the signature move of Minccino and Cinccino.

Effect[edit | edit source]

Tail Slap inflicts damage, hitting the target 2-5 times per use. There is a 37.5% chance that it will hit 2 times, a 37.5% chance that it will hit 3 times, a 12.5% chance that it will hit 4 times, and a 12.5% chance that it will hit 5 times.

Tail Slap will continue attacking after a Substitute is broken. Bide and Counter will only acknowledge the last hit of this move.

Description[edit | edit source]

The user attacks by striking the target with its hard tail. It hits the Pokémon two to five times in a row.

Learnset[edit | edit source]

Generation V[edit | edit source]

By Leveling Up[edit | edit source]

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
Minccino Normal 25
Cinccino Normal 1
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move

By Breeding[edit | edit source]

By Breeding
Pokémon Type Father
Vulpix Fire Minccino, Cinccino
Buizel Water Minccino, Cinccino
* Bold indicates a Pokémon which receives STAB from this move
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding