Low Kick (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Weight (kg) Power
0 - 10 20
10.1 - 25 40
25.1 - 50 60
50.1 - 100 80
100.1 - 200 100
200.1+ 120

Low Kick inflicts greater damage on heavier opponents, as per the table to the right.

Low Kick is able to hit opponents hidden underwater from using Dive.

For reference, the following Pokémon take 120 base damage from Low Kick. When sent out in battle, they create yellow dust/sparks as they land.

Changes

In Generations 1-2, Low Kick has a fixed base power of 50 and a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause flinching.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A kick that inflicts more damage on heavier foes.
FireRed/LeafGreen A low, tripping kick that inflicts more damage on heavier foes.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A powerful low kick that makes the foe fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier foes.
Black/White A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier targets.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Low 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.

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 1
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 1
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Level 1
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 1
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 1
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 11
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Level 11
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 9
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Level 8
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 1
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 12
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 12
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 12
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 1
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Field
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Field
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Field
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Field
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Field
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Field
Panpour
#515 / Water
Field
Simipour
#516 / Water
Field
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Low Kick by the various move tutors in the games.

Golduck
#055 / Water
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Audino
#531 / Normal
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Golduck
#055 / Water
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting