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 The target is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fury Cutter at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page 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 20
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 20
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 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
Water 1, Field
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Water 1, Field

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

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