Hitmonlee

Hitmonlee is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Kicking Pokémon.

Hitmonlee artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 106
Type Fighting
Species Kicking Pokémon
Height 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 109.8 lbs (49.8 kg)
Abilities Limber
Reckless
Unburden (hidden ability)
Local № 106 (Red/Blue)
144 (Gold/Silver)
106 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
146 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
Japanese Sawamura

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 139
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 25 (base 6,400 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 53
99 225
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 110
202 350
Speed 87
161 300
Total 455 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Hitmonlee.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
When in a hurry, its legs lengthen progressively. It runs smoothly with extra long, loping strides.
Yellow When kicking, the sole of its foot turns as hard as a diamond on impact and destroys its enemy.
Gold This amazing POKéMON has an awesome sense of balance. It can kick in succession from any position.
Silver If it starts kicking repeatedly, both legs will stretch even longer to strike a fleeing foe.
Crystal It is also called the Kick Master. It uses its elastic legs to execute every known kick.
Ruby
Sapphire
HITMONLEE’s legs freely contract and stretch. Using these springlike legs, it bowls over foes with devastating kicks. After battle, it rubs down its legs and loosens the muscles to overcome fatigue.
FireRed The legs freely contract and stretch. The stretchy legs allow it to hit a distant foe with a rising kick.
LeafGreen When in a hurry, its legs lengthen progressively. It runs smoothly with extra-long, loping strides.
Emerald Its legs freely stretch and contract. Using these springlike limbs, it bowls over foes with devastating kicks. After battle, it rubs down its tired legs.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its legs can stretch double. First-time foes are startled by its extensible reach.
HeartGold This amazing Pokémon has an awesome sense of balance. It can kick in succession from any position.
SoulSilver If it starts kicking repeatedly, both legs will stretch even longer to strike a fleeing foe.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its legs can stretch double. First-time foes are startled by its extensible reach.
X The legs freely contract and stretch. The stretchy legs allow it to hit a distant foe with a rising kick.
Y If it starts kicking repeatedly, both legs will stretch even longer to strike a fleeing foe.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Hitmonlee’s legs freely contract and stretch. Using these springlike legs, it bowls over foes with devastating kicks. After battle, it rubs down its legs and loosens the muscles to overcome fatigue.

Evolution chart

(Level 20,
Attack > Defense)
(Level 20,
Attack < Defense)
(Level 20,
Attack = Defense)

Name origin

hit
to strike
mon
monster
lee
from Bruce Lee, martial arts actor

Moves learned by Hitmonlee

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonlee learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Jump KickFighting 100 95
1MeditatePsychic
1Mega KickNormal 120 75
1RevengeFighting 60 100
1ReversalFighting 100
1Rolling KickFighting 60 85
5MeditatePsychic
9Rolling KickFighting 60 85
13Jump KickFighting 100 95
17Brick BreakFighting 75 100
21Focus EnergyNormal
25FeintNormal 30 100
29High Jump KickFighting 130 90
33Mind ReaderNormal
37ForesightNormal
41Wide GuardRock
45Blaze KickFire 85 90
49EndureNormal
53Mega KickNormal 120 75
57Close CombatFighting 120 100
61ReversalFighting 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Hitmonlee learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double KickFighting 30 100

Egg moves

Hitmonlee learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Hitmonlee egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
CounterFighting 100
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Helping HandNormal
High Jump KickFighting 130 90
Mach PunchFighting 40 100
Mind ReaderNormal
PursuitDark 40 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Move Tutor moves

Hitmonlee can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
CovetNormal 60 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
Low KickFighting 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Hitmonlee. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fake OutNormal 40 100 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonlee is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hitmonlee can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Ally SwitchPsychic Generation 6 — Breeding

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonlee learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Jump KickFighting 100 95
1MeditatePsychic
1Mega KickNormal 120 75
1RevengeFighting 60 100
1ReversalFighting 100
1Rolling KickFighting 60 85
5MeditatePsychic
9Rolling KickFighting 60 85
13Jump KickFighting 100 95
17Brick BreakFighting 75 100
21Focus EnergyNormal
25FeintNormal 30 100
29High Jump KickFighting 130 90
33Mind ReaderNormal
37ForesightNormal
41Wide GuardRock
45Blaze KickFire 85 90
49EndureNormal
53Mega KickNormal 120 75
57Close CombatFighting 120 100
61ReversalFighting 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Hitmonlee learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double KickFighting 30 100

Egg moves

Hitmonlee learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Hitmonlee egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
CounterFighting 100
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Helping HandNormal
High Jump KickFighting 130 90
Mach PunchFighting 40 100
Mind ReaderNormal
PursuitDark 40 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Hitmonlee. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fake OutNormal 40 100 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonlee is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hitmonlee can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Ally SwitchPsychic Generation 6 — Breeding

Hitmonlee sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Hitmonlee  sprite from Red & Blue Hitmonlee  sprite from Silver Hitmonlee  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Hitmonlee  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Hitmonlee  sprite from Black & White Hitmonlee  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Hitmonlee Shiny sprite from Silver Hitmonlee Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Hitmonlee Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Hitmonlee Shiny sprite from Black & White Hitmonlee Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Hitmonlee

Red
Blue
Yellow
Saffron City
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Tyrogue
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Saffron City
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Tyrogue
Black
White
Evolve Tyrogue
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Tyrogue
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game