Grass Whistle (move)

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Move data

Type Grass
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 55
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Grass Whistle puts the target to sleep, if it hits. Sleeping Pokémon cannot move (with some exceptions such as Snore). Sleep lasts for 1-3 turns.

Pokémon with the abilities Insomnia or Vital Spirit, or those behind a Substitute cannot be put to sleep.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as GrassWhistle.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Grass Whistle turns into Z-Grass Whistle and raises Speed one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Lulls the foe into sleep with a pleasant melody.
FireRed/LeafGreen A pleasant melody is played to lull the foe into a deep sleep.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the foe into a deep sleep.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the target into a deep sleep.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the target into a deep sleep.
Sun/Moon The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the target into a deep sleep.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Grass Whistle at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 7
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 7
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 22
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 13
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 13
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 17
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Grass, Monster
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Grass, Monster
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Grass, Monster
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Grass, Monster
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Fairy, Grass
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Undiscovered
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Fairy, Grass
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
Grass
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
Field
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
Field
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
Grass
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Gen 4 — Level up