Circle Throw (move)

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Circle Throw
Japanese ともえなげ (Tomoenage)
German Überkopfwurf
French Projection
Italian Ribaltiro
Spanish Llave Giro

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 53
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 29
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Level 25
Pangoro
#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.