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 X & Y 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 43
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 1
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 55
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 43
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 57
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 46
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 55
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