Grass Whistle (move)

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Grass Whistle
Japanese くさぶえ (Kusabue)
German Grasflöte
French Siffl'Herbe
Italian Meloderba
Spanish Silbato

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the target into a deep sleep.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.