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Cut
いあいぎり Iai Cut
Cut PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 50
Accuracy: 95%
PP: 30, max: 48
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles all Pokémon that made a good appeal.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Cut is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been HM01 since Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
RSE Cuts the foe with sharp claws, scythes, etc.
FRLG A basic attack. It can be used to cut down thin trees and grass.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a sharp scythe or claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
BWB2W2 The target is cut with a scythe or claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
XYORAS The target is cut with a scythe or claw. This can also be used to cut down thin trees.
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The target is cut with a scythe or claw.

Effect

In battle

Cut does damage to the target. In a Double Battle, Cut can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Cut can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Outside of battle

Cut enables Pokémon to cut down small trees that may be blocking the player's path. Prior to Generation IV, Cut could cut down tall grass as well, though in Pokémon Emerald, a Pokémon with the ability Hyper Cutter cuts down the most tall grass in its use.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field 9PE 15
798.png Kartana grass/steel Undiscovered 1 15
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By HM

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
001.png Bulbasaur grass/poison Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
002.png Ivysaur grass/poison Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
003.png Venusaur grass/poison Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
004.png Charmander fire Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
005.png Charmeleon fire Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
006.png Charizard fire/flying Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
015.png Beedrill bug/poison Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
019.png Rattata normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
020.png Raticate normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
027.png Sandshrew ground Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
028.png Sandslash ground Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
029.png Nidoran♀ poison Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
030.png Nidorina poison Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
032.png Nidoran♂ poison Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
033.png Nidorino poison Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
043.png Oddish grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
044.png Gloom grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
045.png Vileplume grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
046.png Paras bug/grass Bug/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
047.png Parasect bug/grass Bug/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
050.png Diglett ground Field HM01Y HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
051.png Dugtrio ground Field HM01Y HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
052.png Meowth normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
053.png Persian normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
069.png Bellsprout grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
070.png Weepinbell grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
071.png Victreebel grass/poison Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
072.png Tentacool water/poison Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
073.png Tentacruel water/poison Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
083.png Farfetch'd normal/flying Flying/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
098.png Krabby water Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
099.png Kingler water Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
108.png Lickitung normal Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
112.png Rhydon ground/rock Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
114.png Tangela grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
127.png Pinsir bug Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
141.png Kabutops rock/water Water 1/Water 3 HM01Y HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying Water 1/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
152.png Chikorita grass Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
153.png Bayleef grass Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
154.png Meganium grass Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
155.png Cyndaquil fire Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
156.png Quilava fire Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
157.png Typhlosion fire Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
158.png Totodile water Monster/Water 1 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
159.png Croconaw water Monster/Water 1 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
160.png Feraligatr water Monster/Water 1 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
161.png Sentret normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
162.png Furret normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
182.png Bellossom grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
190.png Aipom normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
191.png Sunkern grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
192.png Sunflora grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
196.png Espeon psychic Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
197.png Umbreon dark Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
207.png Gligar ground/flying Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
208.png Steelix steel/ground Mineral HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
216.png Teddiursa normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
217.png Ursaring normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
227.png Skarmory steel/flying Flying HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
243.png Raikou electric Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
244.png Entei fire Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
245.png Suicune water Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
251.png Celebi psychic/grass Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
252.png Treecko grass Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
253.png Grovyle grass Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
254.png Sceptile grass Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
255.png Torchic fire Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
263.png Zigzagoon normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
264.png Linoone normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
274.png Nuzleaf grass/dark Field/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
275.png Shiftry grass/dark Field/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
286.png Breloom grass/fighting Fairy/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
287.png Slakoth normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
288.png Vigoroth normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
289.png Slaking normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
290.png Nincada bug/ground Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
291.png Ninjask bug/flying Bug HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
292.png Shedinja bug/ghost Mineral HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
302.png Sableye dark/ghost Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
304.png Aron steel/rock Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
305.png Lairon steel/rock Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
315.png Roselia grass/poison Fairy/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
331.png Cacnea grass Grass/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
332.png Cacturne grass/dark Grass/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
341.png Corphish water Water 1/Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
347.png Anorith rock/bug Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
348.png Armaldo rock/bug Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
352.png Kecleon normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
357.png Tropius grass/flying Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
359.png Absol dark Field HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
371.png Bagon dragon Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
372.png Shelgon dragon Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
373.png Salamence dragon/flying Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
375.png Metang steel/psychic Mineral HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
376.png Metagross steel/psychic Mineral HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
380.png Latias dragon/psychic Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
381.png Latios dragon/psychic Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
383.png Groudon ground Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
386.png Deoxys psychic Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01 HM01
387.png Turtwig grass Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
388.png Grotle grass Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
389.png Torterra grass/ground Monster/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
390.png Chimchar fire Field/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
391.png Monferno fire/fighting Field/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
392.png Infernape fire/fighting Field/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
393.png Piplup water Water 1/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
394.png Prinplup water Water 1/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
395.png Empoleon water/steel Water 1/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
399.png Bidoof normal Water 1/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
400.png Bibarel normal/water Water 1/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
402.png Kricketune bug Bug HM01 HM01 HM01
406.png Budew grass/poison Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
407.png Roserade grass/poison Fairy/Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
409.png Rampardos rock Monster HM01 HM01 HM01
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying Bug HM01 HM01 HM01
417.png Pachirisu electric Field/Fairy HM01 HM01 HM01
424.png Ambipom normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01
425.png Drifloon ghost/flying Amorphous HM01 HM01 HM01
426.png Drifblim ghost/flying Amorphous HM01 HM01 HM01
427.png Buneary normal Field/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
431.png Glameow normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01
432.png Purugly normal Field HM01 HM01 HM01
434.png Stunky poison/dark Field HM01 HM01 HM01
435.png Skuntank poison/dark Field HM01 HM01 HM01
443.png Gible dragon/ground Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01
444.png Gabite dragon/ground Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01
445.png Garchomp dragon/ground Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01 HM01
451.png Skorupi poison/bug Bug/Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01
452.png Drapion poison/dark Bug/Water 3 HM01 HM01 HM01
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like HM01 HM01 HM01
455.png Carnivine grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field HM01 HM01 HM01
463.png Lickilicky normal Monster HM01 HM01 HM01
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock Monster/Field HM01 HM01 HM01
465.png Tangrowth grass Grass HM01 HM01 HM01
472.png Gliscor ground/flying Bug HM01 HM01 HM01
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous HM01 HM01 HM01
483.png Dialga steel/dragon Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
484.png Palkia water/dragon Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
487.png Giratina ghost/dragon Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
491.png Darkrai dark Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
493.png Arceus normal Undiscovered HM01 HM01 HM01
495.png Snivy grass Field/Grass HM01 HM01
496.png Servine grass Field/Grass HM01 HM01
497.png Serperior grass Field/Grass HM01 HM01
501.png Oshawott water Field HM01 HM01
502.png Dewott water Field HM01 HM01
503.png Samurott water Field HM01 HM01
504.png Patrat normal Field HM01 HM01
505.png Watchog normal Field HM01 HM01
509.png Purrloin dark Field HM01 HM01
510.png Liepard dark Field HM01 HM01
511.png Pansage grass Field HM01 HM01
512.png Simisage grass Field HM01 HM01
513.png Pansear fire Field HM01 HM01
514.png Simisear fire Field HM01 HM01
515.png Panpour water Field HM01 HM01
516.png Simipour water Field HM01 HM01
529.png Drilbur ground Field HM01 HM01
530.png Excadrill ground/steel Field HM01 HM01
540.png Sewaddle bug/grass Bug HM01 HM01
541.png Swadloon bug/grass Bug HM01 HM01
542.png Leavanny bug/grass Bug HM01 HM01
545.png Scolipede bug/poison Bug HM01 HM01
548.png Petilil grass Grass HM01 HM01
549.png Lilligant grass Grass HM01 HM01
550.png Basculin water Water 2 HM01 HM01
551.png Sandile ground/dark Field HM01 HM01
552.png Krokorok ground/dark Field HM01 HM01
553.png Krookodile ground/dark Field HM01 HM01
557.png Dwebble bug/rock Bug/Mineral HM01 HM01
558.png Crustle bug/rock Bug/Mineral HM01 HM01
566.png Archen rock/flying Flying/Water 3 HM01 HM01
567.png Archeops rock/flying Flying/Water 3 HM01 HM01
570.png Zorua dark Field HM01 HM01
571.png Zoroark dark Field HM01 HM01
586.png Sawsbuck normal/grass Field HM01 HM01
587.png Emolga electric/flying Field HM01 HM01
588.png Karrablast bug Bug HM01 HM01
589.png Escavalier bug/steel Bug HM01 HM01
595.png Joltik bug/electric Bug HM01 HM01
599.png Galvantula bug/electric Bug HM01 HM01
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel Grass/Mineral HM01 HM01
604.png Eelektross electric Amorphous HM01 HM01
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon HM01 HM01
613.png Cubchoo ice Field HM01 HM01
614.png Beartic ice Field HM01 HM01
621.png Druddigon dragon Dragon/Monster HM01 HM01
624.png Pawniard dark/steel Human-Like HM01 HM01
625.png Bisharp dark/steel Human-Like HM01 HM01
626.png Bouffalant normal Field HM01 HM01
627.png Rufflet normal/flying Flying HM01 HM01
628.png Braviary normal/flying Flying HM01 HM01
629.png Vullaby dark/flying Flying HM01 HM01
630.png Mandibuzz dark/flying Flying HM01 HM01
631.png Heatmor fire Field HM01 HM01
632.png Durant bug/steel Bug HM01 HM01
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting Undiscovered HM01 HM01
639.png Terrakion rock/fighting Undiscovered HM01 HM01
640.png Virizion grass/fighting Undiscovered HM01 HM01
643.png Reshiram dragon/fire Undiscovered HM01 HM01
644.png Zekrom dragon/electric Undiscovered HM01 HM01
646.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered HM01 HM01
646A.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered HM01B2W2 HM01
646B.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered HM01B2W2 HM01
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered HM01 HM01
650.png Chespin grass Field HM01
651.png Quilladin grass Field HM01
652.png Chesnaught grass/fighting Field HM01
653.png Fennekin fire Field HM01
654.png Braixen fire Field HM01
655.png Delphox fire/psychic Field HM01
656.png Froakie water Water 1 HM01
657.png Frogadier water Water 1 HM01
658.png Greninja water/dark Water 1 HM01
659.png Bunnelby normal Field HM01
660.png Diggersby normal/ground Field HM01
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like HM01
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like HM01
677.png Espurr psychic Field HM01
678.png Meowstic psychic Field HM01
678A.png Meowstic psychic Field HM01
679.png Honedge steel/ghost Mineral HM01
680.png Doublade steel/ghost Mineral HM01
681.png Aegislash steel/ghost Mineral HM01
686.png Inkay dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 HM01
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 HM01
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 HM01
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 HM01
692.png Clauncher water Water 1/Water 3 HM01
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 HM01
694.png Helioptile electric/normal Monster/Dragon HM01
695.png Heliolisk electric/normal Monster/Dragon HM01
700.png Sylveon fairy Field HM01
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like HM01
702.png Dedenne electric/fairy Field/Fairy HM01
707.png Klefki steel/fairy Mineral HM01
708.png Phantump ghost/grass Grass/Amorphous HM01
709.png Trevenant ghost/grass Grass/Amorphous HM01
714.png Noibat flying/dragon Flying/Dragon HM01
715.png Noivern flying/dragon Flying/Dragon HM01
716.png Xerneas fairy Undiscovered HM01
717.png Yveltal dark/flying Undiscovered HM01
721.png Volcanion fire/water Undiscovered HM01
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Trivia

  • The Japanese name of the move refers to iaidō, a Japanese martial art technique that involves quickly drawing one's sword to respond to sudden oncoming attacks.

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