X-Scissor (move)

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X-Scissor
シザークロス Scissor Cross
X-Scissor.png
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Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

X-Scissor (Japanese: シザークロス Scissor Cross) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM81 since Generation IV.

Effect

X-Scissor deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user slashes at the foe by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass 43 54 54
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass 55 66 66
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug 41 41 41
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug 30 30BW
29B2W2
29XY
33ORAS
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug 41 41 41
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon 43ORAS
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon 16 16 16XY
45ORAS
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug 52 52 52XY
47ORAS
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field 48 48BW
36B2W2
36XY
40ORAS
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3 61 61 61XY
44ORAS
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3 73 73 73XY
46ORAS
402 Kricketune Kricketune
Bug Bug 26DP
30PtHGSS
30 30
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug 39 39
557 Dwebble Dwebble
Bug Mineral 35 35
558 Crustle Crustle
Bug Mineral 38 38
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug 44 44
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug 44 44
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug 51 51
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered 51 51
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
TM81
V
TM81
VI
TM81
VII
TM81
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Field Field
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3
123 Scyther Scyther
Bug Bug
127 Pinsir Pinsir
Bug Bug
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
167 Spinarak Spinarak
Bug Bug B2W2
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug B2W2
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug
215 Sneasel Sneasel
Field Field
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon
275 Shiftry Shiftry
Field Grass
290 Nincada Nincada
Bug Bug
291 Ninjask Ninjask
Bug Bug
292 Shedinja Shedinja
Mineral Mineral
335 Zangoose Zangoose
Field Field
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3
359 Absol Absol
Field Field
402 Kricketune Kricketune
Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
Bug Bug
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Water 3 Bug
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
Field Field
470 Leafeon Leafeon
Field Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
501 Oshawott Oshawott
Field Field
502 Dewott Dewott
Field Field
503 Samurott Samurott
Field Field
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
Field Field
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
Bug Bug
557 Dwebble Dwebble
Bug Mineral
558 Crustle Crustle
Bug Mineral
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug
610 Axew Axew
Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
Monster Dragon
624 Pawniard Pawniard
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
Human-Like Human-Like
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug
638 Cobalion Cobalion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639 Terrakion Terrakion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
647 Keldeo Keldeo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
688 Binacle Binacle
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
Water 3 Water 3
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
Human-Like Human-Like
709 Trevenant Trevenant
Amorphous Grass
714 Noibat Noibat
Flying Flying
715 Noivern Noivern
Flying Flying
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 Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 41 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Scizor   Armaldo   Leavanny

Pokémon GO

X-Scissor
Special Attack
Type Bug
Power 35
Energy bar 3
Duration 2.1 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BeedrillParasParasectKinglerScytherPinsir

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, X-Scissor had a power of 30.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Move inflicts damage on the target.
Conq. The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

In the anime

Crimson Zangoose X-Scissor.png Nando Kricketune X-Scissor.png Nando Armaldo X-Scissor.png Burgh Dwebble X-Scissor.png
Zangoose Kricketune Armaldo Dwebble
The user crosses its arms and slashes.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
402 Kricketune Kricketune slashes the opponent with its scythes in an 'X' like fashion, or Kricketune crosses its scythes together and they glow light blue. It then tackles the opponent with its scythes, or Kricketune crosses its scythes and they glow light blue. It then slices the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Nando's Kricketune Dawn's Early Night! Debut
123 Scyther Scyther crosses its scythes and they start to glow light purple. It then flies towards the opponent and slices them in an 'X' like fashion.
Unknown Trainer's Scyther Tag! We're It...! None
335 Zangoose Zangoose's claws glow light blue and the slashes an 'X' into the air, falling down and hitting the opponent with the 'X'.
A Black Belt's Zangoose Glory Blaze! None
Crimson's Zangoose Beating the Bustle and Hustle! None
472 Gliscor Gliscor's claws glow light blue, and it swipes them in an 'X' formation, creating a light blue 'X' in front of it and tackling the opponent with the 'X' in front of it, or Gliscor's claws glow light blue and it swipes them in an 'X'-like fashion, firing an 'X' shaped light blue energy at the opponent, or Gliscor's claws glow light blue and it hits the opponent with them.
Paul's Gliscor Riding the Winds of Change! None
Ash's Gliscor Fighting Fear With Fear! None
207 Gligar Gligar's claws glow light blue and it slashes the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Multiple wild Gligar Riding the Winds of Change! None
Ash's Gligar The Bells are Singing! Mastered in Fighting Fear with Fear!
435 Skuntank Skuntank's claws glow light blue and it slashes the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Jupiter's Skuntank Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! Skuntank cannot legally learn X-Scissor
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak crosses its arms across its chest and the large red claws on its arms glow light blue. Toxicroak then runs towards the opponent with its arms still crossed, then slashes it in an 'X' like pattern.
Saturn's Toxicroak The Needs of the Three! None
348 Armaldo Armaldo pulls its claws into its shell and when they come back out, the claws glow light blue. It then slashes the opponent in an 'X'-like fashion.
Nando's Armaldo League Unleashed! None
557 Dwebble Dwebble jumps into the air and both of its claws glow light blue. It then crosses its claws in front of its body and falls towards the opponent. As it does, a purple or light blue 'X' like energy appears in front of Dwebble's claws and it slams into the opponent.
A wild Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Cilan's Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Burgh's Dwebble Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
558 Crustle Crustle jumps into the air and both of its claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Cilan's Crustle Evolution Exchange Excitement! None
Ultimo's Crustle Curtain Up, Unova League! None
542 Leavanny The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow light blue. Leavanny then crosses its arms, runs at the opponent, and tackles it with its arms.
Ash's Leavanny Strong Strategy Steals the Show! None
127 Pinsir Pinsir's claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Multiple wild Pinsir Defending the Homeland! None
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha's claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Ash's Hawlucha Fairy-Type Trickery! None
625 Bisharp Bisharp's arms glow light blue. It then either crosses its arms in an 'X' like shape and then throws the energy surrounding its arms at the opponent, with a magenta outline as the energy gets thrown or one of Bisharp's arms are surrounded with a light blue energy and it punches the opponent with that arm.
Heidayu's Bisharp A Festival of Decisions! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

X-Scissor IV.png X-Scissor 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

  • X-Scissor is the only move to begin with the letter X.
  • In the Pokémon Complete National Pokédex, this move was referred with its Japanese name as "Scissor-Cross", instead of "X-Scissor".

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 剪刀十字拳 Jiǎndāo Shízìquán
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch X-schaar
France Flag.png French Plaie-Croix
Germany Flag.png German Kreuzschere
Greece Flag.png Greek Σταυροψαλιδισμός
India Flag.png Hindi केंची काटो Kaynchi Kato
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian X-Scissor
Gunting Menyilang
Italy Flag.png Italian Forbice X
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시저크로스 Scissor Cross
Poland Flag.png Polish Nożyce
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Corte X
Tesoura X (XY series-present, TCG, and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tesoura X
Romania Flag.png Romanian Foarfeca X
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America X-Scissor (DP049, DP051)
Tijeretazo (DP050)
Tijera X (DP070-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Tijera X


Variations of the move Strength
Physical StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
Special Dazzling GleamPower Gem


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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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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