Circle Throw (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Priority -6
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Circle Throw turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White The user throws the target and drags out another Pokémon in its party. In the wild, the battle ends.
Black 2/White 2 The target is thrown and switched. In the wild, a battle against a single Pokémon ends.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is thrown, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
Sun/Moon The target is thrown, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Circle Throw at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 53
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
Level 29
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 25
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Level 25

Learnt by breeding

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

KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Monster
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
Field, Monster
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
Field, Monster
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
Field, Monster
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like