Low Sweep (move)

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Low Sweep
ローキック Low Kick
Low Sweep.png
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Low Sweep (Japanese: ローキック Low Kick) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation V. It has been TM47 since Generation V.

Effect

Generation V

Low Sweep inflicts damage and lowers the target's Speed stat by one stage.

Generation VI

Low Sweep's power changed from 60 to 65.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user attacks the target's legs swiftly, reducing the target's Speed stat.
XYORAS
SM
The user makes a swift attack on the target's legs, which lowers the target's Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
066 Machop Machop
Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13
067 Machoke Machoke
Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13
068 Machamp Machamp
Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13
539 Sawk Sawk
Human-Like Human-Like 17 17 9
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like 70 1, 57
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
TM47
VI
TM47
VII
TM47
055 Golduck Golduck
Water 1 Field
056 Mankey Mankey
Field Field
057 Primeape Primeape
Field Field
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath
Water 1 Water 1
066 Machop Machop
Human-Like Human-Like
067 Machoke Machoke
Human-Like Human-Like
068 Machamp Machamp
Human-Like Human-Like
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee
Human-Like Human-Like
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
Human-Like Human-Like
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
Human-Like Human-Like
126 Magmar Magmar
Human-Like Human-Like
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
190 Aipom Aipom
Field Field
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
236 Tyrogue Tyrogue
Undiscovered Undiscovered
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop
Human-Like Human-Like
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
256 Combusken Combusken
Field Field
257 Blaziken Blaziken
Field Field
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth
Field Field
289 Slaking Slaking
Field Field
296 Makuhita Makuhita
Human-Like Human-Like
297 Hariyama Hariyama
Human-Like Human-Like
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like
308 Medicham Medicham
Human-Like Human-Like
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
390 Chimchar Chimchar
Field Human-Like
391 Monferno Monferno
Field Human-Like
392 Infernape Infernape
Field Human-Like
424 Ambipom Ambipom
Field Field
428 Lopunny Lopunny
Field Human-Like
447 Riolu Riolu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field
466 Electivire Electivire
Human-Like Human-Like
467 Magmortar Magmortar
Human-Like Human-Like
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
499 Pignite Pignite
Field Field
500 Emboar Emboar
Field Field
511 Pansage Pansage
Field Field
512 Simisage Simisage
Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
Field Field
514 Simisear Simisear
Field Field
515 Panpour Panpour
Field Field
516 Simipour Simipour
Field Field
532 Timburr Timburr
Human-Like Human-Like
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr
Human-Like Human-Like
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr
Human-Like Human-Like
538 Throh Throh
Human-Like Human-Like
539 Sawk Sawk
Human-Like Human-Like
552 Krokorok Krokorok
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
Human-Like Human-Like
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo
Field Human-Like
620 Mienshao Mienshao
Field Human-Like
622 Golett Golett
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
694 Helioptile Helioptile
Monster Dragon
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
Monster Dragon
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
724 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying
727 Incineroar Incineroar
Field Field
749 Mudbray Mudbray
Field Field
750 Mudsdale Mudsdale
Field Field
754 Lurantis Lurantis
Grass Grass
759 Stufful Stufful
Field Field
760 Bewear Bewear
Field Field
762 Steenee Steenee
Grass Grass
763 Tsareena Tsareena
Grass Grass
766 Passimian Passimian
Field Field
775 Komala Komala
Field Field
794 Buzzwole Buzzwole
Undiscovered Undiscovered
795 Pheromosa Pheromosa
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802 Marshadow Marshadow
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Low Sweep
Special Attack
Type Fighting
Power 30
Energy bar 4
Duration 2.25 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
MankeyPrimeapeMachopHitmonlee

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Low Sweep had a power of 25.

In the anime

Korrina Machoke Low Sweep.png Mienshao Low Sweep.png Stephan Sawk Low Sweep.png Angus Simisage Low Sweep.png
Machoke Mienshao Sawk Simisage
The user quickly kicks the opponent, tripping them.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
532 Timburr Timburr throws the timber it's holding into the air and jumps at the opponent. It then sweeps its legs underneath the opponent's feet, tripping it.
Trip's Timburr Ash and Trip's Third Battle! Debut
Japanese version only
Referred as Low Kick in the English dub
539 Sawk Sawk kicks low and aims for the opponent's legs.
Stephan's Sawk Climbing the Tower of Success! English dub debut
512 Simisage Simisage kicks low and aims for the opponent's legs.
Angus's Simisage The Clubsplosion Begins! None
516 Simipour Simipour's leg glows white and then it kicks low, tripping its opponent.
Betty's Simipour Search for the Clubultimate! None
620 Mienshao Mienshao sweeps its legs at the opponent's feet, tripping its opponent.
A wild Mienshao Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
067 Machoke Machoke delivers a low kick at the opponent.
Korrina's Machoke Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None

In other generations

Low Sweep V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Low Sweep appears to be inspired by an attack called a leg sweep, which is a mainstay attack in a wide variety of martial arts. It is designed to trip opponents.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 低空踢 Dīkōng-tī
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Voetveeg
France Flag.png French Balayette
Germany Flag.png German Fußtritt
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Tendangan Rendah
Italy Flag.png Italian Calciobasso
South Korea Flag.png Korean 로킥 Low Kick
Poland Flag.png Polish Podcięcie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rasteira
Movimento Baixo (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Varrer
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Puntapié


Generation V TMs
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7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
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51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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