Savage Spin-Out (move)

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Savage Spin-Out
絶対捕食回転斬 Absolute Predatory Spin-Out
Savage Spin-Out VII.png
Savage Spin-Out VII 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Jam  0  
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Savage Spin-Out (Japanese: 絶対捕食回転斬 Absolute Predatory Spin-Out) is a damage-dealing Bug-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII.


Generation VII

Savage Spin-Out inflicts damage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Category
Attack Order 175 Physical
Bug Bite 120 Physical
Bug Buzz 175 Special
Fell Stinger 100 Physical
First Impression 175 Physical
Fury Cutter 100 Physical
Infestation 100 Special
Leech Life 160 Physical
Lunge 160 Physical
Megahorn 190 Physical
Pin Missile 140 Physical
Pollen Puff 175 Special
Signal Beam 140 Special
Silver Wind 120 Special
Steamroller 120 Physical
Struggle Bug 100 Special
Twineedle 100 Physical
U-turn 140 Physical
X-Scissor 160 Physical

Generation VIII onwards

Savage Spin-Out cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUMPE The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Any non-Mega Evolved, non-Primal Pokémon can use Savage Spin-Out if it knows a damaging Bug-type move, holds a Buginium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Sync moves
Motherly Love Savage Spin-Out Special Default
6★ EX
250 300 An opponent
All opponents
No additional effect. Lusamine & Pheromosa
Shake Things Up Savage Spin-Out Physical Default 250 300 An opponent No additional effect. Guzma & Ariados
6★ EX The sync buff is doubled the first time a sync move is used.
6★ EX with EX role 375 450

In the anime

Sophocles Vikavolt Savage Spin-Out text.png
Sophocles Vikavolt Savage Spin-Out 1.png
Sophocles Vikavolt Savage Spin-Out 2.png
Slashing the cocoon
The user gathers Z-Power and encases the target in a cocoon of silk, before striking them with full force.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Vikavolt Vikavolt's Trainer strikes a series of poses to build Z-Power. It then shoots out a thick mass of white silk from its mouth and wraps the opponent inside a cocoon. Vikavolt then slams the cocoon on the ground, tosses it in the air, and slices through it with its jaws, causing the cocoon to explode.
Sophocles's Vikavolt A Fiery Training Camp Trick! Debut
Base move is
Signal Beam



In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 絕對捕食迴旋斬 Jyuhtdeui Bouhsihk Wùihsyùhnjáam
Mandarin 絕對捕食迴旋斬 / 绝对捕食回旋斩 Juéduì Bǔshí Huíxuánzhǎn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Woeste wikkel
France Flag.png French Cocon Fatal
Germany Flag.png German Wirbelnder Insektenhieb
Italy Flag.png Italian Bozzolo Fatale
South Korea Flag.png Korean 절대포식회전참 Jeoldae Posik Hoejeoncham
Poland Flag.png Polish Dziki Kokon
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Casulo Brutal
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Casulo Fatal
Spain Flag.png Spanish Guadaña Sedosa

Type-based Z-Moves
Breakneck BlitzAll-Out PummelingSupersonic SkystrikeAcid DownpourTectonic Rage
Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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