Grass Knot (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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

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.

Learnt by level up

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

Pansage
#511 / Grass
Level 34
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Level 1
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 34

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Furret
#162 / Normal
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
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
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Dewott
#502 / Water
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
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
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Froakie
#656 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
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
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
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