Hitmonlee

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

Pokédex data

National № 106
Type Fighting
Species Kicking Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 49.8 kg (109.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Limber
2. Reckless
Unburden (hidden ability)
Local № 106 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
144 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
106 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
146 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
106 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
108 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 159
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 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.

Evolution chart

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

Hitmonlee changes

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
When kicking, the sole of its foot turns as hard as a diamond on impact and destroys its enemy.
Sword This amazing Pokémon has an awesome sense of balance. It can kick in succession from any position.
Shield The legs freely contract and stretch. The stretchy legs allow it to hit a distant foe with a rising kick.

Moves learned by Hitmonlee

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonlee learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Brick BreakFighting 75 100
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1FeintNormal 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Helping HandNormal
1Low SweepFighting 65 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
4Double KickFighting 30 100
8Low KickFighting 100
12EndureNormal
16RevengeFighting 60 100
21Wide GuardRock
24Blaze KickFire 85 90
28Mind ReaderNormal
32Mega KickNormal 120 75
36Close CombatFighting 120 100
40ReversalFighting 100
44High Jump KickFighting 130 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Brick BreakFighting 75 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
CounterFighting 100
FeintNormal 30 100
High Jump KickFighting 130 90
Mach PunchFighting 40 100
Mind ReaderNormal
Rapid SpinNormal 50 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Move Tutor moves

Hitmonlee can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFighting

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonlee is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Hitmonlee is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonlee learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Rolling KickFighting 60 85
5MeditatePsychic
10Double KickFighting 30 100
15FeintNormal 30 100
20Brick BreakFighting 75 100
25FacadeNormal 70 100
30Jump KickFighting 100 95
35Focus EnergyNormal
40Mega KickNormal 120 75
45High Jump KickFighting 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonlee is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Hitmonlee sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Hitmonlee  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Saffron City, Victory Road
Sword Dusty Bowl
Shield Evolve Tyrogue

Other languages

English Hitmonlee
Japanese サワムラー (Sawamular)
German Kicklee
French Kicklee

Name origin

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