Cut (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 95
PP 30  (max. 48)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
HM01
Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
HM01
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
HM01
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
HM01
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
HM01
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
HM01

Effects

Cut deals damage with no additional effect in battle.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Cut turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 100.

Outside of battle

Cut is used to tear down small trees in your path. In Generations 1-6 it can only be used with the appropriate Gym Badge.

In Generations 1-3, Cut can also remove patches of grass. In Emerald, Pokémon with the Hyper Cutter ability remove a larger patch of grass.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Cut
Japanese いあいぎり (Iai Giri)
German Zerschneider
French Coupe
Italian Taglio
Spanish Corte

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Cuts the foe with sharp scythes, claws, etc.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A basic attack. It can be used to cut down thin trees and grass.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is cut with a scythe or claw. This can also be used to cut down thin trees.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is cut with a scythe or claw.
Sword​/​Shield The target is cut with a scythe or claw.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Cut at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 15
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 15