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

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
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
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark