Low Kick (move)

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Move data

Type Fighting
Category Physical  Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Weight (kg) Power
0.1 - 9.9 20
10.0 - 24.9 40
25.0 - 49.9 60
50.0 - 99.9 80
100.0 - 199.9 100
200.0+ 120

Low Kick inflicts greater damage on heavier opponents, as per the table to the right.

Low Kick is able to hit opponents hidden underwater from using Dive.

Changes

In Generations 1-2, Low Kick has 90% accuracy and a fixed base power of 50. It also has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

120 base damage

For reference, the following Pokémon take 120 base damage from Low Kick. From Black/White onwards, when sent out in battle they create yellow dust/sparks as they land.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fightinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Low Kick turns into All-Out Pummeling and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause flinching.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A kick that inflicts more damage on heavier foes.
FireRed/LeafGreen A low, tripping kick that inflicts more damage on heavier foes.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A powerful low kick that makes the foe fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier foes.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier targets.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Low Kick 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.

MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
Level 1
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
Level 1
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
Level 1
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
Level 1
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
Level 1
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
Level 8
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 8
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
Level 8
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 8
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Level 1
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Level 8
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
Level 1
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 12
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 12
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 12
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Level 16
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Level 16
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Field
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Field
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
Undiscovered
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Field, Human-Like
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Field
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
Field
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Field
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
Field
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
Field
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
Field
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
Field, Human-Like

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Low Kick by the various move tutors in the games.

GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
TyrogueTyrogue
#236 / Fighting
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
PatratPatrat
#504 / Normal
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
ZeraoraZeraora
#807 / Electric