Reversal (move)

Move data

Type Fighting
Category   Physical
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR21

Effects

Reversal deals more damage the lower the user's HP is, as per the table below.

HP (%)Power
70.1 - 10020
35.1 - 7040
20.1 - 3580
10.1 - 20100
4.1 - 10150
0 - 4200

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Reversal
Japanese きしかいせい (Kishi Kaisei)
German Gegenschlag
French Contre
Italian Contropiede
Spanish Inversión

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Stronger if the user’s HP is low.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Inflicts more damage when the user’s HP is down.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
Sword​/​Shield An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Reversal 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.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 52
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 40
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 44
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Level 70
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 36
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 50
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 56
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 56
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 56
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 36
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 48
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 54
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 50
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 50
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 24
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 10
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 1
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 30
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 1
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 1
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Level 1
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 55
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 30
Wooloo
#831 / Normal
Level 32
Dubwool
#832 / Normal
Level 38
Clobbopus
#852 / Fighting
Level 40
Grapploct
#853 / Fighting
Level 40
Falinks
#870 / Fighting
Level 30

Learnt by TR

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Entei
#244 / Fire
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Wooloo
#831 / Normal
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water