Editing of Bulbapedia is currently restricted. Please see this message for more details.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have arrived!

Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel.

Cross Chop (move)

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Cross Chop
クロスチョップ Cross Chop
Cross Chop.png
[[File:|300pxpx|center]]
Type  Fighting
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  80%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Cross Chop (Japanese: クロスチョップ Cross Chop) is a damage dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation II.

Effect

Cross Chop deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Fighting-type attack. It is powerful and often lands a critical hit.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD A double-chopping attack. High critical-hit ratio.
FRLG The foe is hit with double chops. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
DPPtHGSS The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2Conq
XY
The user delivers a double chop with its forearms crossed. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting 39 39 31 37 37 37
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting 45 45 35 41 41 41
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting 37 40 37 43 43
39
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting 43 46 40 44 44
47
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting 43 46 40 44 44
47
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water         49
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water         55
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
II III IV V VI
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water   MankeyPrimeape MankeyPrimeape MankeyPrimeape MankeyPrimeape MankeyPrimeape
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal       MankeyPrimeape MankeyPrimeape
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric   MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire   MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting   MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting     MankeyPrimeape
MachopMachokeMachamp
MankeyPrimeape
MachopMachokeMachamp
MankeyPrimeapeMachopMachokeMachamp
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting     MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp MachopMachokeMachamp
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting         MachopMachokeMachamp
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
125 125 Electabuzz Electric Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
126 126 Magmar Fire Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
239 239 Elekid Electric Pokémon XD (Trade for purified Togepi)
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
466 466 Electivire Electric Pokémon Battle Revolution
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
239 239 Elekid Electric Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Cross Chop is the only move of Machamp.

In the anime

Gavin Machamp Cross Chop.png Maylene Machoke Cross Chop.png Craig Cross Chop.png Brawly Machop Cross Chop.png
Machamp Machoke Croagunk Machop
The Pokémon's hands or arms glow and then it forms a cross with them. It then hits the opponent with them.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
067 Machoke Machoke's forearms glow white, then it forms an 'X' with them. It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms.
Chuck's Machoke Machoke, Machoke Man! Debut
Emily's Machoke Sitting Psyduck None
Maylene's Machoke A Triple Fighting Chance! None
066 Machop Machop's arms glow white, then it forms a cross with them. It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms.
Brawly's Machop Brave the Wave None
Emily's Machop Sitting Psyduck None
068 Machamp Machamp crosses its top two arms to form an 'X' and its arms start to glow. It then strikes the opponent with the crossed arms.
Gavin's Machamp From Brags to Riches None
Emily's Machamp Sitting Psyduck None
453 Croagunk The black parts on Croagunk's arms glow white and it crosses its arms to form an 'X'. It then hits the opponent with its crossed arms.
Hamilton's Craig Cream of the Croagunk Crop! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Cross Chop II.png Cross Chop III.png Cross Chop IV.png Cross Chop V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Cross Chop PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 十字切 Shízì-qiè
Finland Flag.png Finnish Risti-isku
France Flag.png French Coup-Croix
Germany Flag.png German Kreuzhieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Σταυρωτό χτύπημα
Italy Flag.png Italian Incrocolpo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 크로스촙 Cross Chop
Poland Flag.png Polish Krzyżowy cios
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Golpe Cruzado
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Ukršteni Udarac
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Golpe cruzado
Spain Flag.png Spain Tajo Cruzado



Variations of the move Cross Chop
Physical Cross ChopStone Edge


Project Moves and Abilities logo.png This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.