Reversal

Reversal
Type
Class
Fighting.gif
Physical.png
Power
Accuracy
1
100
PP
Priority
15
-

Introduced in Generation II, Reversal is a Fighting-type move different than most moves. The lower the user’s HP the more damage this Attack will do. Has the potential to turn the tables on an opponent.

The following table shows how Reversal's Base Power is calculated:

Percentage of HP Remaining Power
71% and Higher 20
36%-70% 40
21%-35% 80
11%-20% 100
5%-10% 150
1 HP-4% 200

Contents

Strategy

The classic strategy to using Reversal effectively generally involves getting the user's HP as low as possible. Most trainers will pair this move with Endure to get the most power possible for one attack, some use Substitute to lower HP while protecting the user from fainting too soon.

Pokémon that Learn this Move via Level-Up

Level Pokémon
19 Growlithe
1
61
Hitmonlee
50 Kangaskhan
43 Heracross
1
55
Vigoroth
43 Makuhita
57 Hariyama
46 Meditite
55 Medicham
29 Riolu
33 Victini
33 Lillipup
38 Herdier
42 Stoutland
50 Throh
50 Sawk
49 Escavalier
57 Mienfoo
1
63
Mienshao
46 Bouffalant
1 Malamar

Pokémon that Learn this Move via Breeding

Egg Group Pokémon
Field Rattata
Field Raticate
Field
Fairy
Pikachu
Field
Fairy
Raichu
Field Diglett
Field Dugtrio
Field Mankey
Field Primeape
Monster
Field
Rhyhorn
Monster
Field
Rhydon
Bug Scyther
Field Cyndaquil
Field Quilava
Field Typhlosion
Field Sentret
Field Furret
Undiscovered Pichu
Bug Yanma
Bug Scizor
Field Houndour
Field Houndoom
Field Miltank
Field Torchic
Field Combusken
Field Blaziken
Monster Aron
Monster Lairon
Monster Aggron
Monster
Field
Rhyperior
Bug Yanmega
Human-Like Timburr
Human-Like Gurdurr
Human-Like Conkeldurr
Monster
Dragon
Axew
Monster
Dragon
Fraxure
Monster
Dragon
Haxorus

Pokémon that Learn this Move via Special Methods

Generation Method Pokémon
Generation II New York Pokémon Center Magikarp
Generation III Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness Cyndaquil
Generation V Dream World Area Rugged Mountain Mankey

Pokémon that Learn this Move via Sketch

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Last edited by Lesley Pro_04 on 28 February 2014 at 21:57
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