Worry Seed (move)

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Move data

Type Grass
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Worry Seed changes the target's ability to Insomnia, which prevents the Pokémon from falling asleep. If the move is used on a sleeping Pokémon, it will wake up on its next turn.

Worry Seed does not work on Pokémon with the ability Truant or Multitype.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A seed that causes worry is planted on the foe. It prevents sleep by making its ability Insomnia.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia.
X/Y A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making the target’s Ability Insomnia.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Worry Seed 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 31
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 36
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 39
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 33
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 40
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 48
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 54
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 19
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 19
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 29
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 16
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 28
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 30
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 55
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 55
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 16
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 16
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 11
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 11

Learnt by breeding

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

Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Grass
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Grass
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Worry Seed in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Servine
#496 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor