Reversal (move)

Move data

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

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Reversal 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.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 19
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 1
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Level 61
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Level 50
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Level 46
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Level 45
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Level 57
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 1
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Level 43
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Level 43
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 50
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 39
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 42
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 29
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 33
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Level 33
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Level 38
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 42
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Level 45
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Level 45
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 49
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 57
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 1
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 63
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Level 46
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 1
Crabrawler
#739 / Fighting
Level 33
Crabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
Level 33
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 1
Passimian
#766 / Fighting
Level 46
Buzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Field
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Field
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Fairy, Field
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Field
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Field