Rapid Spin
Type Category Power
Normal Physical 20
Accuracy Priority Contact
100% 0 Yes

Rapid Spin (こうそくスピン Rapid Spin) is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation II.


A damage-dealing spinning attack. This has the added effect of removing the effects of the following moves: Bind, Clamp, Fire Spin, Infestation, Leech Seed, Magma Storm, Sandstorm, Spikes, Stealth Rock, Sticky Web, Toxic Spikes, Whirlpool, and Wrap. In a Double Battle, Rapid Spin can target any Pokémon around the user.

Pokémon that learn Rapid Spin

By level

Pokémon Type Level
Squirtle Sprite Squirtle Water 19
Wartortle Sprite Wartortle Water 21
Blastoise Sprite Blastoise Water 21
Sandshrew Sprite Sandshrew Ground 9
Sandshrew Alolan Sprite Sandshrew* Ice/Steel 9
Sandslash Sprite Sandslash Ground 9
Staryu Sprite Staryu Water 7
Starmie Sprite Starmie Water/Psychic 1
Pineco Sprite Pineco Bug 17
Forretress Sprite Forretress Bug/Steel 17
Donphan Sprite Donphan Ground 6
Hitmontop Sprite Hitmontop Fighting 19
Torkoal Sprite Torkoal Fire 10
Baltoy Sprite Baltoy Ground/Psychic 4
Claydol Sprite Claydol Ground/Psychic 1, 4
Drilbur Sprite Drilbur Ground 5
Excadrill Sprite Excadrill Ground/Steel 1, 5
Cryogonal Sprite Cryogonal Ice 1
Bergmite Sprite Bergmite Ice 35
Avalugg Sprite Avalugg Ice 35
Bounsweet Sprite Bounsweet Grass 9
Steenee Sprite Steenee Grass 1, 9
Tsareena Sprite Tsareena Grass 1, 9
Komala Sprite Komala Normal 11
Dhelmise Sprite Dhelmise Ghost/Grass 1
Pheromosa Sprite Pheromosa Bug/Fighting 1
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.