Cross Chop (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 80
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Cross Chop deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Has a high critical hit ratio.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A double-chopping attack. High critical-hit ratio.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is hit with double chops. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Cross Chop 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.

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 37
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 41
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Level 43
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 44
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 44
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 49
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 55

Learnt by breeding

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

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Field, Water 1
Golduck
#055 / Water
Field, Water 1
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Human-Like
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Human-Like
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Field
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Field
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Undiscovered
Magby
#240 / Fire
Undiscovered
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Human-Like
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Human-Like
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Human-Like
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Human-Like