High Jump Kick (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power 130
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

High Jump Kick deals damage, however, if it misses the user keeps going and crashes, losing 12 of its maximum HP. High Jump Kick cannot be used if Gravity is in effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-3 High Jump Kick has a base power of 85. In Generation 4 its base power is 100.

In Generation 1, the crash damage is always 1 HP. From Generation 2 to Generation 4, the crash damage is 12 of the damage the attack would have inflicted (which could be all of the user's own HP).

In Generations 1-4, High Jump Kick has 20 PP.

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as Hi Jump Kick.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
May miss and hurt the user.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A jumping knee kick. If it misses, the user is hurt.
FireRed/LeafGreen A strong jumping knee kick. If it misses, the user is hurt.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with a knee kick from a jump. If it misses, the user is hurt instead.
Black/White The target is attacked with a knee kick from a jump. If it misses, the user is hurt instead.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn High Jump Kick 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.

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 29
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 1
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 32
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 32
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 31
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 31
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 50
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 56
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 44

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn High Jump Kick as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Human-Like
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Human-Like
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Human-Like
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like