X-Scissor (move)

X-Scissor
シザークロス Scissor Cross
X-Scissor VIII.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 was TM81 from Generation IV to Generation VII, except in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, where it was TM24. It is TR60 in Generation VIII.

Effect

X-Scissor deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user slashes at the foe by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
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 Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass 43 54 54 54SMUSUM
31PE
047   Parasect
 
 
Bug Grass 55 66 66 66SMUSUM
43PE
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug 41 41 41 41SMUSUM
50PE
40
127   Pinsir
  Bug Bug 30 30BW
29B2W2
29XY
33ORAS
29SMUSUM
20PE
32
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40 40
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug 41 41 41 41 40
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon 43ORAS 43 1
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon 16 16 16XY
45ORAS
45 1
291   Ninjask
 
 
Bug Bug 52 52 52XY
47ORAS
47 64
335   Zangoose
  Field Field 48 48BW
36B2W2
36XY
40ORAS
40
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 61 61 61XY
44ORAS
44 44
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 73 73 73XY
46ORAS
46 48
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug 26DP
30PtHGSS
30 30 30
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 42
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 44
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40 40
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug 39 39 39
557   Dwebble
 
 
Bug Mineral 35 35 35 36
558   Crustle
 
 
Bug Mineral 38 38 38 38
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug 44 44 44 32
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug 44 44 44 32
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug 51 51 41 32
649   Genesect
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 51 51 51 42
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug 25 30
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug 31 36
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug 1
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass 30
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass 1 30
772   Type: Null
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 35 40
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 35 40
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47
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/TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM81
V
TM81
VI
TM81
VII
TM81
TM24
VIII
TR60
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass
047   Parasect
 
 
Bug Grass
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
127   Pinsir
  Bug Bug
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug B2W2
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug B2W2
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
227   Skarmory
 
 
Flying Flying
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
290   Nincada
 
 
Bug Bug
291   Ninjask
 
 
Bug Bug
292   Shedinja
 
 
Mineral Mineral
335   Zangoose
  Field Field
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
359   Absol
  Field Field
402   Kricketune
  Bug Bug
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
470   Leafeon
  Field Field
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
501   Oshawott
  Field Field
502   Dewott
  Field Field
503   Samurott
  Field Field
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
557   Dwebble
 
 
Bug Mineral
558   Crustle
 
 
Bug Mineral
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
632   Durant
 
 
Bug Bug
638   Cobalion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639   Terrakion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
647   Keldeo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649   Genesect
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
714   Noibat
 
 
Flying Dragon
715   Noivern
 
 
Flying Dragon
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
751   Dewpider
 
 
Water 1 Bug
752   Araquanid
 
 
Water 1 Bug
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
772   Type: Null
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
778   Mimikyu
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
782   Jangmo-o
  Dragon Dragon
783   Hakamo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800   Necrozma
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
800   Necrozma
Dusk Mane
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
800   Necrozma
Dawn Wings
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug Wild Area News Sh
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 Explorers of Time and Darkness and Sky, X-Scissor is a move with 40 base power, 10PP and 88% accuracy. The user targets enemy in front.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 41
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: None
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 2 50 60 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  X-Scissor
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 45
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.6 seconds
Damage window 1.2 - 1.4 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 45
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: 30 → 35
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 35 → 45
    • Duration: 2.1 → 1.6 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.35 - 1.6 → 1.2 - 1.4 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

       
Zangoose Crustle Scizor Hawlucha
The user crosses its arms and slashes.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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
  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.
A Trainer's Scyther Tag! We're It...! None
  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
  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
  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!
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  Scizor Scizor's claws glow light green. It slashes at the opponent with its claws in an 'X' formation, leaving behind a trail of light green energy from each of its claws.
Guzma's Scizor Battling Besties! None
Goh's Scizor Beyond Chivalry… Aiming to be a Leek Master! None
  Naganadel Naganadel's stinger becomes surrounded in a green aura and it jabs the opponent with it.
Ash's Naganadel Fiery Surprises! First mentioned in
A Full Battle Bounty!


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

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
Chinese Cantonese 十字剪 Sahpjih Jín *
剪刀十字拳 Jíndōu Sahpjih Kyùhn *
Mandarin 十字剪 Shízì Jiǎn *
剪刀十字拳 Jiǎndāo Shízìquán *
  Czech Křížový řezavý útok
  Dutch X-schaar
  French Plaie Croix*
Plaie-Croix*
  German Kreuzschere
  Greek Σταυροψαλιδισμός
  Hindi केंची काटो Kaynchi Kato
  Indonesian X-Scissor
Gunting Menyilang
  Italian Forbice X
  Korean 시저크로스 Scissor Cross
  Polish Nożyce
Portuguese   Brazil Tesoura X (games, BW103-present, TCG, manga)
Corte X (early anime)
  Portugal Tesoura X
  Romanian Foarfeca X
Spanish   Latin America X-Scissor (DP049, DP051)
Tijeretazo (DP050)
Tijera X (DP070-present)
  Spain Tijera X
  Thai ซิสเซอร์ครอส
  Vietnamese Kéo Cắt Hai Đường



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


Generation IV TMs
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2425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
4748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869
7071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
010203040506070809101112131415161718192021222324
252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748
495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172
7374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223242526
2728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152
5354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778
798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
Alola
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Kanto
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
Generation VIII TMs
00010203040506070809101112131415161718192021222324
25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
50515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374
75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation VIII TRs
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25262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849
50515253545556575859606162636465666768697071727374
75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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