X-Scissor (move)

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X-Scissor
シザークロス Scissor Cross
X-Scissor.png
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Type  Bug
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

X-Scissor (Japanese: シザークロス Scissor Cross) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM81 since Generation IV.

Effect

X-Scissor deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user slashes at the foe by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
046 Paras Paras
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass 43 54 54 54
047 Parasect Parasect
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass 55 66 66 66
123 Scyther Scyther
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 41 41 41 41
127 Pinsir Pinsir
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 30 30BW
29B2W2
29XY
33ORAS
29
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40 40
212 Scizor Scizor
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 41 41 41 41
253 Grovyle Grovyle
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon 43ORAS 43
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon 16 16 16XY
45ORAS
45
291 Ninjask Ninjask
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 52 52 52XY
47ORAS
47
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 48 48BW
36B2W2
36XY
40ORAS
40
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 61 61 61XY
44ORAS
44
348 Armaldo Armaldo
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 73 73 73XY
46ORAS
46
402 Kricketune Kricketune
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 26DP
30PtHGSS
30 30 30
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug 42 45BW
40B2W2
40 40
542 Leavanny Leavanny
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 39 39 39
557 Dwebble Dwebble
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral 35 35 35
558 Crustle Crustle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral 38 38 38
588 Karrablast Karrablast
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 44 44 44
589 Escavalier Escavalier
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 44 44 44
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug 51 51 41
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 51 51 51
736 Grubbin Grubbin
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 25
737 Charjabug Charjabug
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug 31
754 Lurantis Lurantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 1
772 Type: Null Type: Null
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 35
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 35
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47
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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
TM81
V
TM81
VI
TM81
VII
TM81
015 Beedrill Beedrill
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
028 Sandslash Sandslash
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
046 Paras Paras
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
123 Scyther Scyther
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
127 Pinsir Pinsir
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
141 Kabutops Kabutops
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug B2W2
168 Ariados Ariados
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug B2W2
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
212 Scizor Scizor
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
215 Sneasel Sneasel
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
227 Skarmory Skarmory
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
253 Grovyle Grovyle
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
290 Nincada Nincada
BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
291 Ninjask Ninjask
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
292 Shedinja Shedinja
BugIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
359 Absol Absol
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
402 Kricketune Kricketune
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
461 Weavile Weavile
DarkIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Field Field
470 Leafeon Leafeon
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
472 Gliscor Gliscor
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
491 Darkrai Darkrai
DarkIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
501 Oshawott Oshawott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
502 Dewott Dewott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
503 Samurott Samurott
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
529 Drilbur Drilbur
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
542 Leavanny Leavanny
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
557 Dwebble Dwebble
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
558 Crustle Crustle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
588 Karrablast Karrablast
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
610 Axew Axew
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus
DragonIC Big.png Monster Dragon
624 Pawniard Pawniard
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
625 Bisharp Bisharp
DarkIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
632 Durant Durant
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
638 Cobalion Cobalion
SteelIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639 Terrakion Terrakion
RockIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
640 Virizion Virizion
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
647 Keldeo Keldeo
WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha
FightingIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
714 Noibat Noibat
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Flying
715 Noivern Noivern
FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Flying
736 Grubbin Grubbin
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
737 Charjabug Charjabug
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
752 Araquanid Araquanid
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
753 Fomantis Fomantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
754 Lurantis Lurantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
772 Type: Null Type: Null
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
782 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
783 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
DragonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 41 | Accuracy = 100%
Used by : Scizor   Armaldo   Leavanny

Pokémon GO

X-Scissor
Special Attack
Type Bug
Power 45
Energy bar 3
Duration 1.6 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BeedrillParasParasectKinglerScytherPinsir
Scizor
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, X-Scissor had a power of 30.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, X-Scissor had a power of 35 and a duration of 2.1 seconds.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Move inflicts damage on the target.
Conq. The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

In the anime

Ash Gliscor X-Scissor.png Cilan Crustle X-Scissor.png Ash Leavanny X-Scissor.png Ash Hawlucha X-Scissor.png
Gliscor Crustle Leavanny Hawlucha
The user crosses its arms and slashes.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
402 Kricketune Kricketune slashes the opponent with its scythes in an 'X' like fashion, or Kricketune crosses its scythes together and they glow light blue. It then tackles the opponent with its scythes, or Kricketune crosses its scythes and they glow light blue. It then slices the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Nando's Kricketune Dawn's Early Night! Debut
123 Scyther Scyther crosses its scythes and they start to glow light purple. It then flies towards the opponent and slices them in an 'X' like fashion.
A Trainer's Scyther Tag! We're It...! None
335 Zangoose Zangoose's claws glow light blue and the slashes an 'X' into the air, falling down and hitting the opponent with the 'X'.
A Black Belt's Zangoose Glory Blaze! None
Crimson's Zangoose Beating the Bustle and Hustle! None
472 Gliscor Gliscor's claws glow light blue, and it swipes them in an 'X' formation, creating a light blue 'X' in front of it and tackling the opponent with the 'X' in front of it, or Gliscor's claws glow light blue and it swipes them in an 'X'-like fashion, firing an 'X' shaped light blue energy at the opponent, or Gliscor's claws glow light blue and it hits the opponent with them.
Paul's Gliscor Riding the Winds of Change! None
Ash's Gliscor Fighting Fear With Fear! None
207 Gligar Gligar's claws glow light blue and it slashes the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Multiple wild Gligar Riding the Winds of Change! None
Ash's Gligar The Bells are Singing! Mastered in Fighting Fear with Fear!
435 Skuntank Skuntank's claws glow light blue and it slashes the opponent in an 'X' like fashion.
Jupiter's Skuntank Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! Skuntank cannot legally learn X-Scissor
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak crosses its arms across its chest and the large red claws on its arms glow light blue. Toxicroak then runs towards the opponent with its arms still crossed, then slashes it in an 'X' like pattern.
Saturn's Toxicroak The Needs of the Three! None
348 Armaldo Armaldo pulls its claws into its shell and when they come back out, the claws glow light blue. It then slashes the opponent in an 'X'-like fashion.
Nando's Armaldo League Unleashed! None
557 Dwebble Dwebble jumps into the air and both of its claws glow light blue. It then crosses its claws in front of its body and falls towards the opponent. As it does, a purple or light blue 'X' like energy appears in front of Dwebble's claws and it slams into the opponent.
A wild Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Cilan's Dwebble A Home for Dwebble! None
Burgh's Dwebble Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
558 Crustle Crustle jumps into the air and both of its claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Cilan's Crustle Evolution Exchange Excitement! None
Ultimo's Crustle Curtain Up, Unova League! None
542 Leavanny The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow light blue. Leavanny then crosses its arms, runs at the opponent, and tackles it with its arms.
Ash's Leavanny Strong Strategy Steals the Show! None
127 Pinsir Pinsir's claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Multiple wild Pinsir Defending the Homeland! None
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha's claws glow light blue. It then puts its claws together in front of it and a light blue 'X' like energy with a magenta outline appears in front of its claws and it falls forward, slamming into the opponent.
Ash's Hawlucha Fairy-Type Trickery! None
625 Bisharp Bisharp's arms glow light blue. It then either crosses its arms in an 'X' like shape and then throws the energy surrounding its arms at the opponent, with a magenta outline as the energy gets thrown or one of Bisharp's arms are surrounded with a light blue energy and it punches the opponent with that arm.
Heidayu's Bisharp A Festival of Decisions! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

X-Scissor IV.png X-Scissor 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI 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

Spin-off series games

X-Scissor PBR.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI 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

Trivia

  • X-Scissor is the only move to begin with the letter X.
  • In the Pokémon Complete National Pokédex, this move was referred with its Japanese name as "Scissor-Cross", instead of "X-Scissor".

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十字剪 Sahpjih Jín *
剪刀十字拳 Jíndōu Sahpjih Kyùhn *
Mandarin 十字剪 Shízì Jiǎn *
剪刀十字拳 Jiǎndāo Shízìquán *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch X-schaar
France Flag.png French Plaie-Croix
Germany Flag.png German Kreuzschere
Greece Flag.png Greek Σταυροψαλιδισμός
India Flag.png Hindi केंची काटो Kaynchi Kato
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian X-Scissor
Gunting Menyilang
Italy Flag.png Italian Forbice X
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시저크로스 Scissor Cross
Poland Flag.png Polish Nożyce
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Tesoura X (games, BW103-present, TCG, manga)
Corte X (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Tesoura X
Romania Flag.png Romanian Foarfeca X
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America X-Scissor (DP049, DP051)
Tijeretazo (DP050)
Tijera X (DP070-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Tijera X
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Kéo Cắt Hai Đường


Variations of the move Strength
Physical StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
Special Dazzling GleamPower Gem


Generation IV TMs
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51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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