Reversal (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical Physical
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Reversal deals more damage the lower the user's HP is, as per the table below.

HP (%) Power
70.1 - 100 20
35.1 - 70 40
20.1 - 35 80
10.1 - 20 100
4.1 - 10 150
0 - 4 200

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Stronger if the user's HP is low.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Inflicts more damage when the user’s HP is down.
FireRed/LeafGreen An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
X/Y An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Reversal at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 19
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 1
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 61
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 50
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 46
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 1
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 43
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 43
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 50
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 39
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 42
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 29
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 33
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 33
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 38
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 42
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 50
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 50
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 49
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 57
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 1
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 63
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 46
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Rattata
#019 / Normal
Field
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Field
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Fairy, Field
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Fairy, Field
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Field
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Field
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Field
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Field
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Field
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Field
Furret
#162 / Normal
Field
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Undiscovered
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Bug
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Field
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Field
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Monster
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Human-Like
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Human-Like
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Human-Like
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster