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Rolling Kick (move)

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Rolling Kick
まわしげり Roundhouse Kick
Rolling Kick V.png
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  60
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
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  0  
Jamming  0  

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


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

Rolling Kick can't make a target with a substitute flinch.


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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.
FRLG A quick kick from a rolling spin. It may make the foe flinch.
Colo. A rapid spin and fast kick that may cause flinching.
DPPt The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
HGSSBWB2W2 The user lashes out with a quick, spinning kick. It may also make the target flinch.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting 33 11 11 9 9 ''''
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop Fighting Fighting   -- -- -- -- ''''
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 Type Father
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

None.png Master Hamm Hitmonlee Rolling Kick.png Chigusa Hitmontop Rolling Kick.png None.png
Hitmonlee Hitmontop
The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee kicks the opponent from the side, causing them to spin, or Hitmonlee swings its 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
237 Hitmontop Hitmontop kicks the opponent's sides with its legs. Sometimes it spins around on its head to do it.
Chigusa's Hitmontop Two Hits and a Miss None
Butch's Hitmontop The Mystery is History None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Rolling Kick I.png Rolling Kick II.png Rolling Kick III.png Rolling Kick IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


  • The only Pokémon that have ever been able to learn Rolling Kick are either Generation I Pokémon or part of a Generation I Pokémon's evolutionary family.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 旋風腿 Xuànfēngtuǐ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Rolschop
Finland Flag.png Finnish Rullapotku
France Flag.png French Mawashi Geri
Germany Flag.png German Fegekick
Greece Flag.png Greek Περιστροφικό Λάκτισμα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Tendangan Berputar
Italy Flag.png Italian Calciorullo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 돌려차기 Dollyeo Chagi
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Chute Giratório
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Šut iz Okreta
Spain Flag.png Spanish Patada Giro

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