U-turn (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM89
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM89
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM89
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM89

Effects

User switches out immediately after attacking.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, U-turn turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English U-turn
Japanese とんぼがえり (Tonbo Gaeri)
German Kehrtwende
French Demi-Tour
Italian Retromarcia
Spanish Ida y Vuelta

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn U-turn 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.

Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 37
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 44
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 49
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Level 49
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Level 30
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 42
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 48
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Level 49
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 30
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Level 41
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Level 45
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Level 1
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 40
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Level 41
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Level 41
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Level 43
Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Litten
#725 / Fire
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying