Cross Chop (move)

Cross Chop
クロスチョップ Cross Chop
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  80%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Affected by how well the previous Pokémon's move went.

Cross Chop (Japanese: クロスチョップ Cross Chop) is a damage dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II.

Effect

Cross Chop deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Cross Chop can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Fighting-type attack. It is powerful and often lands a critical hit.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD A double-chopping attack. High critical-hit ratio.
FRLG The foe is hit with double chops. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
056   Mankey
  Field Field 39 39RSE
31FRLG
37 37 37 22SMUSUM
057   Primeape
  Field Field 45 45RSE
35FRLG
41 41 41 22SMUSUM
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like 37 40 37 43 43XY
39ORAS
39SMUSUM 48
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like 43 46 40 44 44XY
47ORAS
47SMUSUM 60
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like 43 46 40 44 44XY
47ORAS
47SMUSUM 60
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 49 49 44
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 55 55 48
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field 66 1
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field 1
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 VIII
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field C
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
239   Elekid
  Human-Like Human-Like C
240   Magby
  Human-Like Human-Like C
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like Purified Shadow PokémonXD
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like Purified Shadow PokémonXD
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Hordel's Elekid (Trade for Purified Togepi)XD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like Shocking Secret GiftPBR
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
239   Elekid
  Undiscovered Undiscovered Dream World - Pleasant Forest
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Cross Chop is a move with 20 base power, 84% accuracy, and 10 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front. This move has an increased critical hit ratio.

Pokkén Tournament

Cross Chop appears as one of Machamp's Pokémon moves. It replaces Bulk Up while under its effects or during a Synergy Burst. When used, Machamp lunges forward powerfully with his arms crossed.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 45
Accuracy: 80%
Effect: Has a higher rate of critical hits.
Users:  
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 100 120 80% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.

Pokémon GO

  Cross Chop
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 50  
Duration 1.5 seconds
Damage window 0.8 - 1.2 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
           
By Elite Charged TM
  
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 55 → 60
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 60 → 50
    • Energy cost: 100 → 50
    • Duration: 2 → 1.5 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.5 - 1.8 → 0.8 - 1.2 seconds

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Cross Chop is Incineroar's up special. When used, Incineroar leaps into the air and shoots down aflame at an angle with crossed arms. It acts as a recovery move for returning to the stage. However, if it doesn't connect, it can easily cause Incineroar to fall off the stage on accident.

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい
Conq. The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.


In the anime

       
Machamp Machoke Croagunk Incineroar
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Machoke Machoke crosses the arms in the form of an "X". It then hits the opponent with them. Sometimes, its forearms glow with white energy before using this move.
Chuck's Machoke Machoke, Machoke Man! Debut
Emily's Machoke Sitting Psyduck None
Maylene's Machoke A Triple Fighting Chance! None
  Machop Machop's arms glow white, then it forms a cross with them. It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms.
Brawly's Machop Brave the Wave None
Emily's Machop Sitting Psyduck None
  Machamp Machamp crosses its top two arms to form an "X" and its arms start to glow. It then strikes the opponent with the crossed arms.
Gavin's Machamp From Brags to Riches None
Emily's Machamp Sitting Psyduck None
Bea's Machamp JN085 None
  Croagunk The black parts on Croagunk's arms glow white and it crosses its arms to form an "X". It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms.
Hamilton's Craig Cream of the Croagunk Crop! None
  Incineroar Incineroar crosses its arms to form an "X" and runs up towards the opponent. It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms and pushes them back with its hands.
Cross's Incineroar I Choose You! None
Professor Kukui's Incineroar Pushing the Fiery Envelope! None


In the manga

Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十字劈 Sahpjih Pek
Mandarin 十字劈 Shízì Pī *
十字切 Shízì Qiè *
  Dutch Kruisschop
  Finnish Risti-isku
  French Coup Croix*
Coup-Croix*
  German Kreuzhieb
  Greek Σταυρωτό χτύπημα Staurotó htúpema
  Italian Incrocolpo
  Korean 크로스촙 Cross Chop
  Polish Krzyżocios*
Cios Krzyżowy*
Krzyżowe Cięcie*
Portuguese   Brazil Golpe Cruzado
  Portugal Golpe Ganheta
  Serbian Ukršteni udarac
Spanish   Latin America Golpe cruzado
  Spain Tajo Cruzado
  Thai ครอสช็อป
  Vietnamese Cú Đánh Hình Chữ Thập




Variations of the move Cross Chop
  Cross ChopStone Edge


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.