Grass Knot (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Special
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM86
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM86
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM86
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM86
Sword​/​Shield TR77

Effects

Weight (kg)Power
0.1 - 9.920
10.0 - 24.940
25.0 - 49.960
50.0 - 99.980
100.0 - 199.9100
200.0+120

Grass Knot inflicts greater damage on heavier opponents, as shown in the table.

120 base damage

For reference, the following Pokémon take 120 base damage from Grass Knot. From Generation 5 onwards, heavy Pokémon kick up dust as they land switching in.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Grass Knot turns into Bloom Doom and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Grass Knot
Japanese くさむすび (Kusa Musubi)
German Strauchler
French Nœud Herbe
Italian Laccioerboso
Spanish Hierba Lazo

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user snares the foe with grass and trips it. The heavier the foe, the greater the damage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.
Sword​/​Shield The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Grass Knot at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 24
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass
Level 36

Learnt by TR

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Slowking
Galarian Slowking
#199 / Poison · Psychic
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Thundurus
Therian Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Landorus
Therian Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Thievul
#828 / Dark
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass
Calyrex
Ice Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ice
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost