Vine Whip (move)

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Move data

Type Grass
Category Physical Physical
Power 45
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Vine Whip deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Vine Whip has base power 35.

Vine Whip has 15 PP in Generations 4-5 and 10 PP in Generations 1-3.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Whips the foe with slender vines.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Strikes the foe with slender, whiplike vines.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
X/Y The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Vine Whip at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 9
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 9
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 9
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 7
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 11
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 7
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Level 7
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 1
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 7
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 1
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 7
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 10
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Level 5
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 5
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 5
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Level 1
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Level 1
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 7
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 7

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Vine Whip as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Grass, Monster