Fury Cutter (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Physical
Power 40
Accuracy 95
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM49

Effects

Fury Cutter deals damage starting at base power 40, and for each successful consecutive hit doubles in power, up to a maximum base power of 160.

If the move misses for any reason, the base power resets to 40.

Changes

Its initial base power is 10 in Generations 1-4 and 20 in Generation 5, but otherwise works in the same way, up to the same maximum of 160.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Fury Cutter turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Successive hits raise power.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack that intensifies on each successive hit.
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack that grows stronger on each successive hit.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Sun/Moon The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fury Cutter 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.

SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 11
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 11
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 11
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 17
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 17
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Level 25
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 16
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Level 25
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Level 1
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Level 1
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
Level 8
AnorithAnorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 10
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 10
KricketuneKricketune
#402 / Bug
Level 1
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 5
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 16
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 14
OshawottOshawott
#501 / Water
Level 19
DewottDewott
#502 / Water
Level 21
SamurottSamurott
#503 / Water
Level 21
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 13
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 12
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 12
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 9
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 9
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 7
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 5
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 5
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 37
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 37
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 1
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 1
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 1
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 4
KartanaKartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
Field, Water 1
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
Field, Water 1