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Reversal VIII.png
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Fighting.gif
Category Physical
Power: Varies
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15, max: 24
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Cool

Reversal (きしかいせい, Reversal) is a Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II.


Games Description
GSC Stronger if the user's HP is low.
RSE Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.


In Battle

An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.


The appeal works great if performed last.

Super Contests

Earns double the score on the final performance.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
058.png Growlithe fire Field 25 25BW
19 19 52
059.png Arcanine fire Field 1
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like 51 51 57 61 1, 61 1, 61 40
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster 49 49 49 55 50 50 44
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered 70
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug 44 45 43 43 43XY
255.png Torchic fire Field 36
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field 50
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field 56
276.png Taillow normal/flying Flying 45
277.png Swellow normal/flying Flying 57
288.png Vigoroth normal Field 49 49 55 1, 55XY
1, 43ORAS
1, 43
296.png Makuhita fighting Human-Like 49 43 43 43 43
297.png Hariyama fighting Human-Like 55 57 57 57XY
307.png Meditite fighting/psychic Human-Like 42RSE
43 46 46XY
308.png Medicham fighting/psychic Human-Like 46RSE
49 55 55XY
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered 19 19BW
29 29 56
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like 1
494.png Victini psychic/fire Undiscovered 33 33 33 56
506.png Lillipup normal Field 33 33 33 36
507.png Herdier normal Field 38 38 38 48
508.png Stoutland normal Field 42 42 42 50
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like 53 50 45 50
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like 53 50 45 56
589.png Escavalier bug/steel Bug 49 49 49 24
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like 57 57 57 10
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like 63 1, 63 1, 63 1
626.png Bouffalant normal Field 46 46 46 30
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 1 1 1
739.png Crabrawler fighting Water 3 33
740.png Crabominable fighting/ice Water 3 33
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field 1 1
745Du.png Lycanroc rock Field 1
766.png Passimian fighting Field 46 55
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered 1 30
831.png Wooloo normal Field 32
832.png Dubwool normal Field 38
852.png Clobbopus fighting Water 1/Human-Like 40
853.png Grapploct fighting Water 1/Human-Like 40
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral 30
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
025.png Pikachu electric Field/Fairy TR21
026.png Raichu electric Field/Fairy TR21
026A.png Raichu electric/psychic Field/Fairy TR21
050.png Diglett ground Field TR21
050A.png Diglett ground/steel Field TR21
051.png Dugtrio ground Field TR21
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel Field TR21
058.png Growlithe fire Field TR21
059.png Arcanine fire Field TR21
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 TR21
066.png Machop fighting Human-Like TR21
067.png Machoke fighting Human-Like TR21
068.png Machamp fighting Human-Like TR21
106.png Hitmonlee fighting Human-Like TR21
111.png Rhyhorn ground/rock Monster/Field TR21
112.png Rhydon ground/rock Monster/Field TR21
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster TR21
123.png Scyther bug/flying Bug TR21
127.png Pinsir bug Bug TR21
128.png Tauros normal Field TR21
145A.png Zapdos fighting/flying Undiscovered TR21
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TR21
172.png Pichu electric Undiscovered TR21
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 TR21
212.png Scizor bug/steel Bug TR21
213.png Shuckle bug/rock Bug TR21
214.png Heracross bug/fighting Bug TR21
241.png Miltank normal Field TR21
244.png Entei fire Undiscovered TR21
255.png Torchic fire Field TR21
256.png Combusken fire/fighting Field TR21
257.png Blaziken fire/fighting Field TR21
304.png Aron steel/rock Monster TR21
305.png Lairon steel/rock Monster TR21
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster TR21
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying Bug TR21
428.png Lopunny normal Field/Human-Like TR21
447.png Riolu fighting Undiscovered TR21
448.png Lucario fighting/steel Field/Human-Like TR21
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock Monster/Field TR21
475.png Gallade psychic/fighting Human-Like/Amorphous TR21
494.png Victini psychic/fire Undiscovered TR21
506.png Lillipup normal Field TR21
507.png Herdier normal Field TR21
508.png Stoutland normal Field TR21
532.png Timburr fighting Human-Like TR21
533.png Gurdurr fighting Human-Like TR21
534.png Conkeldurr fighting Human-Like TR21
538.png Throh fighting Human-Like TR21
539.png Sawk fighting Human-Like TR21
550.png Basculin water Water 2 TR21
555.png Darmanitan fire Field TR21
555B.png Darmanitan ice Field TR21
589.png Escavalier bug/steel Bug TR21
610.png Axew dragon Monster/Dragon TR21
611.png Fraxure dragon Monster/Dragon TR21
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon TR21
617.png Accelgor bug Bug TR21
619.png Mienfoo fighting Field/Human-Like TR21
620.png Mienshao fighting Field/Human-Like TR21
626.png Bouffalant normal Field TR21
638.png Cobalion steel/fighting Undiscovered TR21
639.png Terrakion rock/fighting Undiscovered TR21
640.png Virizion grass/fighting Undiscovered TR21
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered TR21
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like TR21
679.png Honedge steel/ghost Mineral TR21
680.png Doublade steel/ghost Mineral TR21
681.png Aegislash steel/ghost Mineral TR21
687.png Malamar dark/psychic Water 1/Water 2 TR21
701.png Hawlucha fighting/flying Flying/Human-Like TR21
718.png Zygarde dragon/ground Undiscovered TR21
727.png Incineroar fire/dark Field TR21
745Mn.png Lycanroc rock Field TR21
745Du.png Lycanroc rock Field TR21
760.png Bewear normal/fighting Field TR21
766.png Passimian fighting Field TR21
777.png Togedemaru electric/steel Field/Fairy TR21
782.png Jangmo-o dragon Dragon TR21
783.png Hakamo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TR21
784.png Kommo-o dragon/fighting Dragon TR21
794.png Buzzwole bug/fighting Undiscovered TR21
802.png Marshadow fighting/ghost Undiscovered TR21
807.png Zeraora electric Undiscovered TR21
813.png Scorbunny fire Field/Human-Like TR21
814.png Raboot fire Field/Human-Like TR21
815.png Cinderace fire Field/Human-Like TR21
821.png Rookidee flying Flying TR21
822.png Corvisquire flying Flying TR21
823.png Corviknight flying/steel Flying TR21
831.png Wooloo normal Field TR21
832.png Dubwool normal Field TR21
845.png Cramorant flying/water Water 1/Flying TR21
852.png Clobbopus fighting Water 1/Human-Like TR21
853.png Grapploct fighting Water 1/Human-Like TR21
862.png Obstagoon dark/normal Field TR21
870.png Falinks fighting Fairy/Mineral TR21
871.png Pincurchin electric Water 1/Amorphous TR21
875.png Eiscue ice Water 1/Field TR21
888A.png Zacian fairy Undiscovered TR21
889A.png Zamazenta fighting Undiscovered TR21
891.png Kubfu fighting Undiscovered TR21
892SingleStrike.png Urshifu fighting/dark Undiscovered TR21
892SingleStrike.png Urshifu fighting/water Undiscovered TR21
895.png Regidrago dragon Undiscovered TR21
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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