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Rolling Kick (move)

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

Rolling Kick (Japanese: まわしげり Roundhouse Kick) is a damage-dealing Fighting-type move introduced in Generation I. It is the signature move of Hitmonlee and Hitmontop.

Effect

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

Rolling Kick cannot make a target with a substitute flinch.

Description

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.
Colo.XD A rapid spin and fast kick that may cause flinching.
FRLG A quick kick from a rolling spin. It may make the foe flinch.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause the target to cringe, making it incapable of action.
DPPt The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
HGSS
BWB2W2
The user lashes out with a quick, spinning kick. It may also make the target flinch.
XY The user lashes out with a quick, spinning kick. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting 33 11 11 9 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
II III IV V VI
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop HitmonleeHitmontop
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric HitmonleeHitmontop 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

In the main series

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 Pokémon Origins

None.png Red Hitmonlee Rolling Kick PO.png None.png None.png
Hitmonlee
The user cuts a quick spin and lashes out with a sharp kick.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee swings its leg around and roundhouse kicks the opponent.
Red's Hitmonlee File 3 - Giovanni Debut

In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu 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
(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 旋風腿 Xuànfēngtuǐ
Denmark Flag.png Danish Rullespark
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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