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Rock Polish (move)

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Rock Polish
ロックカット Rock Cut
Rock Polish V.png
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Type  Rock
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Category  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Appeals first in the next turn
Category  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.

Rock Polish (Japanese: ロックカット Rock Cut) is a non-damaging Rock-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM69 since Generation IV.

Effect

Rock Polish raises the user's Speed stat by two levels.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. It can sharply raise the Speed stat.*
The user polishes its body to reduce drag. It sharply raises the Speed stat.*
XY The user polishes its body to reduce drag. This can sharply raise the Speed stat.
PMDTDS Boosts the user's Movement Speed by 2 levels.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground 8 8 8
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground --, 8 --, 8 8
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground --, 8 --, 8 8
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground 30 30 19 19
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground 30    
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic 20 20 13 13
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic 20 20 13 13
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock   19 19
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock   19 19
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water     24
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water     24
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

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM69
V
TM69
VI
TM69
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo Rock Rock
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
299 Nosepass Nosepass Rock Rock
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
438 Bonsly Bonsly Rock Rock
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola Rock Rock
525 Boldore Boldore Rock Rock
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying
567 Archeops Archeops Rock Flying
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
638 Cobalion Cobalion Steel Fighting
639 Terrakion Terrakion Rock Fighting
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum Rock Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
703 Carbink Carbink Rock Fairy
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
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

Grant Onix Rock Polish.png Palmer Rhyperior Rock Polish.png Steelix Rock Polish.png None.png
Onix Rhyperior Steelix
The user glows, sharply raising its Speed.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
208 Steelix Steelix's whole body glows white.
A Coordinator's Steelix Team Shocker! Debut
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior slams its fists together and the orange plates all around its body glow red, making Rhyperior able to move faster.
Palmer's Rhyperior Challenging a Towering Figure! None
095 Onix Onix's body sparks with light blue energy, making Onix able to move faster.
Grant's Onix XY020 None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Rock Polish IV.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 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 磨光岩石 Móguāng Yánshí
France Flag.png French Poliroche
Germany Flag.png German Steinpolitur
Greece Flag.png Greek Λιθοστίλβωση
Italy Flag.png Italian Lucidatura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 록커트 Rock Cut
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Steinpolering
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Rocha Polida
Romania Flag.png Romanian Rock Polish
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pulimento


Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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