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(いあいぎり Iai Cut)
Cut V
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal
Category: Type Physical
Power: 50
Accuracy: 95%
PP: 30 (Max. 48)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles all Pokémon that made a good appeal.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Cut is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been HM01 since Generation I.


Games Description
GSC Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
RSE Cuts the foe with sharp claws, scythes, etc.
FRLG A basic attack. It can be used to cut down thin trees and grass.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a sharp scythe or claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
BWB2W2 The target is cut with a scythe or claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
XYORAS The target is cut with a scythe or claw. This can also be used to cut down thin trees.


In battle

Cut does damage to the target. In a Double Battle, Cut can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Cut can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Outside of battle

Cut enables a Pokémon to cut down small trees that may be blocking the player's path. Prior to Generation IV, Cut could cut down tall grass as well, though in Pokémon Emerald, a Pokémon with the ability Hyper Cutter cuts down the most tall grass in its use.



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Cut depicted in the anime
Tracey Scyther Cut
Tracey's Scyther using Cut
Harley Cacturne Cut
Harley's Cacturne using Cut
Nando Sunflora Cut
Nando's Sunflora using Cut
Trip Servine Cut
Trip's Servine using Cut
Ash Greninja Cut
Ash's Greninja using Cut

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