Circle Throw (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority -6
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White The user throws the target and drags out another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
Black 2/White 2 The target is thrown and switched. In the wild, a battle against a single Pokémon ends.
X/Y The target is thrown, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Circle Throw at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 53
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 37
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 25
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 25

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Circle Throw as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Monster
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Field, Monster
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Field, Monster
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Field, Monster
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like