Fury Cutter (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Fury Cutter
Japanese れんぞくぎり (Renzoku Giri)
German Zornklinge
French Taillade
Italian Tagliofuria
Spanish Cortefuria

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 10
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Level 10
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Level 4
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 1
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Level 1
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 4
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 1
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 1
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Level 5
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Level 1
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Level 1
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 12
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 12
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Level 8
Sirfetch'd
#865 / Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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