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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Grass Whistle 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.

Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 7
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 7
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 22
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Level 13
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Level 13
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 17
Swadloon
#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.

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
#492 / Grass
Gen 4 — Level up