U-turn (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Physical Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM89
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM89
X/Y TM89

Effects

User switches out immediately after attacking.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X/Y After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn U-turn 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.

Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 37
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 44
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 49
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 49
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 30
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 42
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 48
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 49
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 30
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 41
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 45
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 1
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 40
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 41
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 41
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 43

Learnt by TM

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Froakie
#656 / Water
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Furfrou
#676 / Normal
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Heliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying