Growth (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 40  (max. 64)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Growth raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each. During strong sunlight it raises each stat by two stages.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Growth only increases Special Attack. In Generation 1 it increases the Special stat, which encompassed Special Attack and Special Defense.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Growth turns into Z-Growth and raises Special Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Growth
Japanese せいちょう (Seichō)
German Wachstum
French Croissance
Italian Crescita
Spanish Desarrollo

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Raises the SPCL. ATK rating.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Forces the body to grow and heightens SP. ATK.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user’s body is forced to grow, raising the SP. ATK stat.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user’s body is forced to grow all at once. It raises the Sp. Atk stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user’s body grows all at once, raising the Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user’s body grows all at once, raising the Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user’s body grows all at once, raising the Attack and Sp. Atk stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Growth 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.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 25
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 28
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 28
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 33
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 37
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 7
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 7
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 20
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 1
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 1
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Level 9
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 6
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 29
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 4
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Level 7
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 7
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 1
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 4
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Level 29
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 7
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 1
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 7
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 1
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 20
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 1
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 1
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Level 13
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 13
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 13
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 4
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 4
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Level 1
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Level 6
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 6
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 6
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 1
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 1
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 8
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 8
Fomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 14
Lurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 1
Lurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 14
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 13
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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