Rollout (move)

Move data

Type Rock
Category   Physical
Power 30
Accuracy 90
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM04

Effects

Rollout deals damage for 5 turns, doubling in power each turn. The move stops if it misses on any turn. If it doesn't miss, Rollout will deal 30, 60, 120, 240 and 480 base power damage each turn respectively.

If the user has used Defense Curl in any previous turn (without switching out) then Rollout doubles in power, i.e. it will deal 60, 120, 240, 480 and 960 base power damage respectively.

As Rollout has 90% accuracy, the chances of it being successful for each turn (with normal Accuracy/Evasion and no other interruptions) are 90%, 81%, 73%, 66% and 59% respectively. In other words, roughly 3 out of every 5 times Rollout is used, it will hit for the full 5 turns.

Evolution

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Rockium Z and uses its Z-Power, Rollout turns into Continental Crush and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Rollout
Japanese ころがる (Korogaru)
German Walzer
French Roulade
Italian Rotolamento
Spanish Desenrollar

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Attacks 5 turns with rising power.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An attack lasting 5 turns with rising intensity.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A 5-turn rolling attack that becomes stronger each time it hits.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user continually rolls into the foe over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Sword​/​Shield The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes more powerful each time it hits.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Rollout 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.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 9
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Level 9
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 9
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Level 1
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 6
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 8
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 5
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Level 5
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Level 12
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 12
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 1
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Level 4
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Level 1
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 12
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Level 5
Copperajah
#879 / Steel
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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