Cut (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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.

Outside of battle

Cut is used to tear down small trees in your path. It can only be used with the appropriate Gym Badge.

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.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

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

Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 1

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Cut in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Charmander
#004 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Rattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Persian
#053 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — HM
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Totodile
#158 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Furret
#162 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Entei
#244 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Gen 6 — HM
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Gen 6 — HM
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Corphish
#341 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Piplup
#393 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Gen 6 — HM
Kricketune
#402 / Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Buneary
#427 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Servine
#496 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Dewott
#502 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Samurott
#503 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Panpour
#515 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Gen 6 — HM
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Gen 6 — HM
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Gen 6 — HM
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Gen 6 — HM
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Gen 6 — HM
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 6 — HM
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Gen 6 — HM
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Froakie
#656 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Gen 6 — HM
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Gen 6 — HM
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Gen 6 — HM
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Gen 6 — HM
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Gen 6 — HM
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Gen 6 — HM
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Gen 6 — HM
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — HM
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Gen 6 — HM
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Gen 6 — HM
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Heliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Gen 6 — HM
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Gen 6 — HM
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Gen 6 — HM
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Gen 6 — HM
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Gen 6 — HM
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Gen 6 — HM
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Gen 6 — HM
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Gen 6 — HM
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Gen 6 — HM