Cross Chop (move)

Cross Chop
クロスチョップ Cross Chop
Cross Chop IX.png
Cross Chop IX 2.png
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 be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 3 bonus appeal points if Focus Energy was used in the previous 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.
RSEColoXD 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
SwShBDSPLA
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.
SV The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0056     Field Field 39 39RSE
31FRLG
37 37 37 22 22 22
0057     Field Field 45 45RSE
35FRLG
41 41 41 22 22 22
0066     Human-Like Human-Like 37 40 37 43 43XY
39ORAS
39 48 48
0067     Human-Like Human-Like 43 46 40 44 44XY
47ORAS
47 60 60
0068     Human-Like Human-Like 43 46 40 44 44XY
47ORAS
47 60 60
0688    
 
Water 3 Water 3 49 49 44
0689    
 
Water 3 Water 3 55 55 48
0727    
 
Field Field 66 1 1
0862    
 
Field Field 1
0979    
 
Field Field 22
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0054     Water 1 Field
0216     Field Field
0239     Human-Like Human-Like
0240     Human-Like Human-Like
0296     Human-Like Human-Like
0447     Field Human-Like
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0701    
 
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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0125     Human-Like Human-Like Purified Shadow PokémonXD
0126     Human-Like Human-Like Purified Shadow PokémonXD
0239     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0466     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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0239     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 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.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0217     Field Field Wild Tera Pokémon - Dalizapa PassageSV
0701    
 
Flying Human-Like Wild Tera Pokémon - South Province (Area Six)SV
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Cross Chop inflicts damage. It has an increased critical hit ratio (50% in the Rescue Team series, 30% in the Explorers and Adventure Squad series).

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 20 - 10 - 84% - Front Enemy No
MDTDS 20 - 10 - 84% - Front Enemy No
BSL - - % - Front Enemy No
SMD 30 99 16 40 80% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

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 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 55
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
Trainer Battles
  • March 1, 2024
    • Power: 50 → 55

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Cross Chop
★★★★★
Attack power 24.16962
Charge time 1.22 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 4
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 3%
Additional effect None

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Cost in move-gauge slots MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag(s) Description Playable sync pair(s)
Physical 3 100 120 80% An opponent Critical hits land more easily. Bruno & Machamp
Scottie/Bettie & Mankey/PrimeapeEgg (Strike role only)

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.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Cross Chop is Machamp's first move. It is obtained by reaching level 7 as Machoke and upgrading Karate Chop into it instead of Close Combat. The user dashes forward dealing damage to enemies hit. Cross Chop has an increased critical hit rate and can critically strike. At level 13, the move also increases basic attack's Attack by 2 stacking 40 times.

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 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'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 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 Battle Three With Bea! None
  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 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 CroixVIII+
Coup-CroixIIVII
  German Kreuzhieb
  Greek Σταυρωτό χτύπημα Staurotó htúpema
  Italian Incrocolpo
  Korean 크로스촙 Keuroseuchop
  Polish Krzyżocios*
Cios Krzyżowy*
Portuguese   Brazil Golpe Cruzado (games, AG020, AG127, M20-present, TCG, manga)
Corte Cruzado (DP068DP082)
Boxer (AG031)
Soco Cruzado (EP209)
  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.