Rolling Kick (move)

Rolling Kick
まわしげり Roundhouse Kick
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Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  60
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Rolling Kick (Japanese: まわしげり Roundhouse Kick) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation I. Prior to Generation VII, it was the signature move of Hitmonlee and Hitmontop.

Effect

Generations I to VII

Rolling Kick does damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.

Rolling Kick cannot make a target with a substitute flinch.

Generation VIII

Rolling Kick cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
Stad A sharp Fighting-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of making the target flinch if it connects.
Stad2 A sharp Fighting-type attack. Has a one-in-three shot at making the target flinch.
GSC A fast, spinning kick.
RSE A fast kick delivered from a rapid spin.
Colo.XD A rapid spin and fast kick that may cause flinching.
FRLG A quick kick from a rolling spin. It may make the foe flinch.
DPPtPBR The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
HGSS
BWB2W2
The user lashes out with a quick, spinning kick. It may also make the target flinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user lashes out with a quick, spinning kick. This may also make the target flinch.
SwShBDSPLA This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like 33 11 11 9 9 9 1, 9SMUSUM
1PE
237   Hitmontop
  Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1 1 1, Evo.
802   Marshadow
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 15
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
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
239   Elekid
  Human-Like 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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Rolling Kick is a move with 12 base power, 88% accuracy, and 13 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly causing them to cringe.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Cringe status condition, making its actions fail.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで ひるみじょうたいにして わざや こうげきを だせなくする
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy flinch.


In the anime

Main series

       
Hitmonlee Hitmontop
The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Hitmonlee Hitmonlee kicks the opponent from the side, causing them to spin, or Hitmonlee swings his leg around and roundhouse kicks the opponent.
Shiro's Hitmonlee Two Hits and a Miss Debut
One of the Wobbuffet Festival crasher's Hitmonlee Wobbu-Palooza None
Shinji's Hitmonlee The Legend of Thunder! None
Kiyo's Hitmonlee A Tyrogue Full of Trouble None
Gilbert's Hitmonlee Saved by the Beldum None
Master Hamm's Hitmonlee Pasta La Vista! None
  Hitmontop Hitmontop kicks the opponent's sides with his legs. Sometimes he spins around on his head to do it.
Chigusa's Hitmontop Two Hits and a Miss None
Butch's Hitmontop The Mystery is History None


Pokémon Origins

       
Hitmonlee
The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Hitmonlee Hitmonlee swings his leg around and roundhouse kicks the opponent.
Red's Hitmonlee File 3: Giovanni Debut


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 迴旋踢 Wùihsyùhntek *
旋風腿 Syùhnfūngtek *
Mandarin 迴旋踢 / 回旋踢 Huíxuántī *
旋風腿 / 旋风腿 Xuànfēngtuǐ *
  Czech Valivý kop
  Danish Rullespark
  Dutch Rolschop
  Finnish Rullapotku
  French Mawashi Geri
  German Fegekick
  Greek Περιστροφικό Λάκτισμα
  Indonesian Tendangan Berputar
  Italian Calciorullo
  Korean 돌려차기 Dollyeochagi
  Polish Prawy Sierpowy*
Wirujący Kop*
Obrotowy Kop*
Cios/Atak Nogą*
Błyskawiczny Obrót/Atak*
Portuguese   Brazil Chute Rasteiro (manga)
Chute Giratório (anime)
Chute Rolante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
  Portugal Pontapé Rolante
  Serbian Šut iz Okreta
  Spanish Patada Giro
  Turkish Dönen Tekme
  Vietnamese Đá Xoay



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