TM81 X-Scissor can be found in the southeast corner of Route 7. But before you’re able to reach Route 7, you’ll first need to defeat the Gym in Driftveil City and make your way through Chargestone Cave.
X-Scissor is a dependable Bug-type attack with perfect Accuracy that deals damage at 80 base Power. It has no secondary effect.
TM81 X-Scissor Location (Step-by-Step)
Step 1: Starting at the Pokémon Center in Mistralton City, head north onto the path above the Center.
Step 2: Then turn to head east on the path above the Pokémon Center towards the city’s exit.
Step 3: Follow the path east & then turn north to reach Route 7.
Step 4: Now on Route 7, head north and walk onto the thin elevated beam.
Step 5: Walk along the beam, heading north above the tall grass.
Step 6: Turn east and step off the beam.
Step 7: Then turn and head up north at the end of the first beam. You’ll soon see another thin beam ahead – walk up onto this next beam as well.
Step 8: Follow the beam around the corner and walk east.
Step 9: Continue walking east to reach the end of the beam, then climb the stairs directly to your right.
Step 10: There’s another set of beams at the top of the stairs.
Walk onto the beam here and continue east (the top & bottom routes on this beam both take you to the same end point).
Step 11: TM81 X-Scissor will be found in a Poké Ball on the ground at the end of this beam.
TM81 X-Scissor Details + Uses
|X-Scissor Move Details|
X-Scissor is a very strong Bug-type move.
It may not be flashy, but its base Power of 80 can be significant in the arsenal of strong Physical Pokémon.
Think of it as the Dragon Claw of Bug types – it’s both accurate and dependable.
Most Bug types do learn X-Scissor via level-up, though. So you may want to save TM81 for a Pokémon that could benefit from alternative type coverage (basically a non-bug type).
Many Pokémon with strong Attack stats would be great options for X-Scissor, such as: