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Low Sweep

Type Power Accuracy PP Priority Damage Target
Fighting 60 100% 20 0 Physical Single non-user

Description

Deals damage and has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Competitive Use

Low Sweep has little competitive use outside of Pokemon with Technician. Its Base Power is too low, and it is outclassed by stronger moves. Even so, its secondary effect is somewhat useful, especially for catching fast switch-ins and temporarily crippling them, and Fighting is an extremely good attacking type in BW. Low Sweep is a popular choice on Pokemon with Technician, such as Breloom and Ambipom. For Technician users, Low Sweep is the whole package of power, reliability, coverage and packing an excellent effect.

Related Moves

Bulldoze is a Ground-type equivalent.

Close Combat is a more powerful option that lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

Hi Jump Kick is a more powerful option that will inflict heavy recoil should the user miss.

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Aipom Normal LC Run Away / Pickup / Skill Link 55 70 55 40 55 85 360
Ambipom Normal UU Technician / Pickup / Skill Link 75 100 66 60 66 115 482
Bisharp Dark / Steel UU Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
Blaziken Fire / Fighting Uber Blaze / Speed Boost 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
Breloom Grass / Fighting OU Effect Spore / Poison Heal / Technician 60 130 80 60 60 70 460
Chimchar Fire LC Blaze / Iron Fist 44 58 44 58 44 61 309
Combusken Fire / Fighting NU Blaze / Speed Boost 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
Conkeldurr Fighting OU Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
Croagunk Poison / Fighting LC Anticipation / Dry Skin / Poison Touch 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
Deoxys Psychic Uber Pressure 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
Deoxys-A Psychic Uber Pressure 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
Deoxys-D Psychic Uber Pressure 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
Deoxys-S Psychic Uber Pressure 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
Drowzee Psychic LC Insomnia / Forewarn / Inner Focus 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
Electabuzz Electric NU Static / Vital Spirit 65 83 57 95 85 105 490
Electivire Electric RU Motor Drive / Vital Spirit 75 123 67 95 85 95 540
Emboar Fire / Fighting RU Blaze / Reckless 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
Gallade Psychic / Fighting RU Steadfast / Justified 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
Golduck Water NU Damp / Cloud Nine / Swift Swim 80 82 78 95 80 85 500
Golett Ground / Ghost LC Iron Fist / Klutz / No Guard 59 74 50 35 50 35 303
Golurk Ground / Ghost NU Iron Fist / Klutz / No Guard 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
Gothitelle Psychic BL Frisk / Shadow Tag 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
Gurdurr Fighting NU Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
Hariyama Fighting RU Thick Fat / Guts / Sheer Force 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
Hitmonchan Fighting RU Keen Eye / Iron Fist / Inner Focus 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
Hitmonlee Fighting RU Limber / Reckless / Unburden 50 120 53 35 110 87 455
Hitmontop Fighting UU Intimidate / Technician / Steadfast 50 95 95 35 110 70 455
Hypno Psychic NU Insomnia / Forewarn / Inner Focus 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Infernape Fire / Fighting OU Blaze / Iron Fist 76 104 71 104 71 108 534
Krookodile Ground / Dark UU Intimidate / Moxie / Anger Point 95 117 70 65 70 92 509
Lopunny Normal NU Cute Charm / Klutz / Limber 65 76 84 54 96 105 480
Lucario Fighting / Steel OU Steadfast / Inner Focus / Justified 70 110 70 115 70 90 525
Machamp Fighting UU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
Machoke Fighting NU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
Machop Fighting LC Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
Magmar Fire NU Flame Body / Vital Spirit 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
Magmortar Fire RU Flame Body / Vital Spirit 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
Makuhita Fighting LC Thick Fat / Guts / Sheer Force 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
Mankey Fighting LC Vital Spirit / Anger Point / Defiant 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
Medicham Fighting / Psychic RU Pure Power / Telepathy 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
Meloetta Normal / Psychic UU Serene Grace 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
Meloetta-P Normal / Fighting UU Serene Grace 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
Mew Psychic UU Synchronize 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Mewtwo Psychic Uber Pressure / Unnerve 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
Mienfoo Fighting LC Inner Focus / Regenerator / Reckless 45 85 50 55 50 65 350
Mienshao Fighting UU Inner Focus / Regenerator / Reckless 65 125 60 95 60 105 510
Panpour Water LC Gluttony / Torrent 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pansage Grass LC Gluttony / Overgrow 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pansear Fire LC Gluttony / Blaze 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Pawniard Dark / Steel LC Defiant / Inner Focus / Pressure 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
Poliwrath Water / Fighting RU Water Absorb / Damp / Swift Swim 90 85 95 70 90 70 500
Primeape Fighting NU Vital Spirit / Anger Point / Defiant 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
Riolu Fighting LC Steadfast / Inner Focus / Prankster 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
Sableye Dark / Ghost UU Keen Eye / Stall / Prankster 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
Sawk Fighting NU Sturdy / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
Sceptile Grass RU Overgrow / Unburden 70 85 65 105 85 120 530
Scrafty Dark / Fighting UU Shed Skin / Moxie / Intimidate 65 90 115 45 115 58 488
Scraggy Dark / Fighting LC Shed Skin / Moxie / Intimidate 50 75 70 35 70 48 348
Shiftry Grass / Dark NU Chlorophyll / Early Bird / Pickpocket 90 100 60 90 60 80 480
Simipour Water NU Gluttony / Torrent 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Simisage Grass NU Gluttony / Overgrow 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Simisear Fire NU Gluttony / Blaze 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Slaking Normal NU Truant 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
Sneasel Dark / Ice NU Inner Focus / Keen Eye / Pickpocket 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
Throh Fighting NU Guts / Inner Focus / Mold Breaker 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
Timburr Fighting LC Guts / Sheer Force / Iron Fist 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
Toxicroak Poison / Fighting OU Anticipation / Dry Skin / Poison Touch 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
Tyrogue Fighting LC Guts / Steadfast / Vital Spirit 35 35 35 35 35 35 210
Vigoroth Normal NU Vital Spirit 80 80 80 55 55 90 440
Weavile Dark / Ice UU Pressure / Pickpocket 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
Zoroark Dark UU Illusion 60 105 60 120 60 105 510