Rock Polish (move)

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Rock Polish
ロックカット Rock Cut
Rock Polish.png
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Type  Rock
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Appeals first in the next turn
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Rock Polish (Japanese: ロックカット Rock Cut) is a non-damaging Rock-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM69 since Generation IV.

Effect

Rock Polish raises the user's Speed stat by two stages.

If powered up by a Rockium Z into Z-Rock Polish, the user's stat modifications are reset.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. It can sharply raise the Speed stat.*
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. It sharply raises the Speed stat.*
XYORAS
SM
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. This can sharply raise the Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
074 Geodude Geodude
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 8 8 8XY
6ORAS
6
074 Geodude Geodude
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 6
075 Graveler Graveler
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8XY
1, 6ORAS
1, 6
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1, 6
076 Golem Golem
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8XY
1, 6ORAS
1, 6
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 1, 6
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 30 30BW
19B2W2
19 19
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 30
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 20 20BW
13B2W2
13XY
9ORAS
9
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 20 20BW
13B2W2
13XY
9ORAS
9
557 Dwebble Dwebble
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral 19 19 19
558 Crustle Crustle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral 19 19 19
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 24 24
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 24 24
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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM69
V
TM69
VI
TM69
VII
TM69
074 Geodude Geodude
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
074 Geodude Geodude
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
075 Graveler Graveler
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
RockIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
095 Onix Onix
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
138 Omanyte Omanyte
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
139 Omastar Omastar
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
140 Kabuto Kabuto
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
141 Kabutops Kabutops
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
205 Forretress Forretress
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
208 Steelix Steelix
SteelIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
219 Magcargo Magcargo
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
222 Corsola Corsola
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
246 Larvitar Larvitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
247 Pupitar Pupitar
RockIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Monster
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar
RockIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Monster Monster
299 Nosepass Nosepass
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
304 Aron Aron
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
305 Lairon Lairon
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
306 Aggron Aggron
SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
323 Camerupt Camerupt
FireIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
345 Lileep Lileep
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
369 Relicanth Relicanth
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
375 Metang Metang
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
377 Regirock Regirock
RockIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
378 Regice Regice
IceIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
379 Registeel Registeel
SteelIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
383 Groudon Groudon
GroundIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
389 Torterra Torterra
GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass
408 Cranidos Cranidos
RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
409 Rampardos Rampardos
RockIC Big.png Monster Monster
410 Shieldon Shieldon
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Monster Monster
436 Bronzor Bronzor
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
438 Bonsly Bonsly
RockIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
476 Probopass Probopass
RockIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
486 Regigigas Regigigas
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
525 Boldore Boldore
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
526 Gigalith Gigalith
RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
557 Dwebble Dwebble
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
558 Crustle Crustle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
565 Carracosta Carracosta
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
566 Archen Archen
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
567 Archeops Archeops
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Water 3
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
599 Klink Klink
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
SteelIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
622 Golett Golett
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
638 Cobalion Cobalion
SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639 Terrakion Terrakion
RockIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645 Landorus Landorus
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
699 Aurorus Aurorus
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster
703 Carbink Carbink
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
712 Bergmite Bergmite
IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
713 Avalugg Avalugg
IceIC Big.png Monster Monster
719 Diancie Diancie
RockIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
744 Rockruff Rockruff
RockIC Big.png Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midday Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
745 Lycanroc Lycanroc
Midnight Form
RockIC Big.png Field Field
769 Sandygast Sandygast
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
770 Palossand Palossand
GhostIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
774 Minior Minior
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png 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.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt
RockIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
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

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Boosts the user's Movement Speed by 2 levels.

In the anime

Grant Onix Rock Polish.png Palmer Rhyperior Rock Polish.png Steelix Rock Polish.png None.png
Onix Rhyperior Steelix
The user glows, sharply raising its Speed.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
208 Steelix Steelix's whole body glows white, making Steelix able to move faster.
A Coordinator's Steelix Team Shocker! Debut
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior slams its fists together and the orange plates all around its body glow red, making Rhyperior able to move faster.
Palmer's Rhyperior Challenging a Towering Figure! None
095 Onix Onix's body sparks with light blue energy, making Onix able to move faster.
Grant's Onix Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Rock Polish IV.png Rock Polish 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 磨光岩石 Móguāng Yánshí
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Steen Polijst
France Flag.png French Poliroche
Germany Flag.png German Steinpolitur
Greece Flag.png Greek Λιθοστίλβωση
Italy Flag.png Italian Lucidatura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 록커트 Rock Cut
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Steinpolering
Poland Flag.png Polish Skalne tarcie
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rocha Polida
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Polir Rocha
Romania Flag.png Romanian Rock Polish
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pulimento
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Cắt Đá


Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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