Fury Cutter (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Physical Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 95
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM49

Effects

Fury Cutter deals damage starting at base power 40, and for each successful consecutive hit doubles in power, up to a maximum base power of 160.

If the move misses for any reason, the base power resets to 40.

Changes

Its initial base power is 10 in Generations 1-4 and 20 in Generation 5, but otherwise works in the same way, up to the same maximum of 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Successive hits raise power.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack that intensifies on each successive hit.
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack that grows stronger on each successive hit.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
X/Y The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fury Cutter 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.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 14
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 14
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 17
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 17
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 25
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 16
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 25
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 16
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 20
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 8
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 37
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 37
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 10
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 5
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 16
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 17
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Level 19
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 20
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 20
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 13
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 12
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 12
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 9
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 9
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 6
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 7
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 5
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 5
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 37
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 37

Learnt by breeding

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

Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Buizel
#418 / Water
Field, Water 1
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Field, Water 1

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Fury Cutter in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Seaking
#119 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Furret
#162 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Treecko
#252 / Grass
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Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
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Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Corphish
#341 / Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Gen 4 — Move tutor
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 4 — Move tutor