Low Sweep (move)

If you were looking for the move that is known as Low Kick in English, see Low Kick.
Low Sweep
ローキック Low Kick
Low Sweep VIII.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 was TM47 from Generation V to Generation VII, and is TM75 in Generation VIII.

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
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user makes a swift attack on the target's legs, which lowers the target's Speed stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13 12
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13 12
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like 13 13 13 12
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like 1
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like 17 17 9 20
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like 16
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like 70 1, 57 16
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
--
V
TM47
VI
TM47
VII
TM47
VIII
TM75
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
096   Drowzee
  Human-Like Human-Like
097   Hypno
  Human-Like Human-Like
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
107   Hitmonchan
  Human-Like Human-Like
125   Electabuzz
  Human-Like Human-Like
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like
145   Zapdos
Galarian Form
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
190   Aipom
  Field Field
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
236   Tyrogue
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field
289   Slaking
  Field Field
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
386   Deoxys
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like
424   Ambipom
  Field Field
427   Buneary
  Field Human-Like
428   Lopunny
  Field Human-Like
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
466   Electivire
  Human-Like Human-Like
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field
511   Pansage
  Field Field
512   Simisage
  Field Field
513   Pansear
  Field Field
514   Simisear
  Field Field
515   Panpour
  Field Field
516   Simipour
  Field Field
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like
533   Gurdurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
534   Conkeldurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
538   Throh
  Human-Like Human-Like
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
571   Zoroark
  Field Field
576   Gothitelle
  Human-Like Human-Like
619   Mienfoo
  Field Human-Like
620   Mienshao
  Field Human-Like
622   Golett
 
 
Mineral Mineral
623   Golurk
 
 
Mineral Mineral
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
648   Meloetta
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650   Chespin
  Field Field
651   Quilladin
  Field Field
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
674   Pancham
  Field Human-Like
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
694   Helioptile
 
 
Monster Dragon
695   Heliolisk
 
 
Monster Dragon
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field
749   Mudbray
  Field Field
750   Mudsdale
  Field Field
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
759   Stufful
 
 
Field Field
760   Bewear
 
 
Field Field
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass
766   Passimian
  Field Field
775   Komala
  Field Field
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
807   Zeraora
  Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
813   Scorbunny
  Field Human-Like
814   Raboot
  Field Human-Like
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like
891   Kubfu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
 
 
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 30 36 100% An opponent Lowers the target's Speed by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Lowers the target's Speed.

Pokémon GO

  Low Sweep
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 40
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.9 seconds
Damage window 1.3 - 1.65 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 40
Energy cost 40  
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: 25 → 30
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 30 → 40
    • Energy cost: 25 → 33
    • Duration: 2.25 → 1.9 seconds
    • Damage window: 2 - 2.15 → 1.3 - 1.65 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It also lowers its Travel Speed.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.


In the anime

       
Machoke Mienshao Sawk Simisage
The user quickly kicks the opponent, tripping them.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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
Incorrectly referred as Low Kick in the English dub
  Sawk Sawk kicks low and aims for the opponent's legs.
Stephan's Sawk Climbing the Tower of Success! English dub debut
Team Rocket's Sawk A Close Call... Practically! None
  Simisage Simisage kicks low and aims for the opponent's legs.
Angus's Simisage The Clubsplosion Begins! None
  Simipour Simipour's leg glows white and then it kicks low, tripping its opponent.
Betty's Simipour Search for the Clubultimate! None
  Mienshao Mienshao sweeps its legs at the opponent's feet, tripping its opponent.
A wild Mienshao Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
  Machoke Machoke delivers a low kick at the opponent.
Korrina's Machoke Showdown at the Shalour Gym! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

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.
  • Low Sweep is the only Fighting-type Clever move.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 下盤踢 Hahpùhn Tek *
低空踢 Dāihūng Tek *
Mandarin 下盤踢 / 下盘踢 Xiàpán Tī *
低空踢 Dīkōng Tī *
  Czech Nízký švih (X & Y series)
  Dutch Voetveeg
  French Balayette
  German Fußtritt
  Indonesian Tendangan Rendah
  Italian Calciobasso
  Korean 로킥 Low Kick
  Polish Podcięcie
Portuguese   Brazil Movimento Baixo (games, BW106-present, TCG)
Rasteira (early anime)
  Portugal Varrer
Spanish   Latin America Barrida
  Spain Puntapié
  Thai เตะต่ำ
  Vietnamese Cú Đá Chớp Nhoáng



Generation V TMs
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Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
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798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
Alola
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767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Kanto
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Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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