Growth (move)

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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.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 25
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 28
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 28
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 33
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 37
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 7
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 7
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
Level 20
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 1
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 1
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
Level 9
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 6
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 29
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 4
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
Level 7
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Level 7
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 1
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 4
Wormadam (Plant Cloak)Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Level 29
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 7
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 1
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 7
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 1
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 20
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 1
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 1
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
Level 13
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
Level 13
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
Level 13
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 4
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Level 4
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
Level 1
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
Level 6
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 6
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 6
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 1
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 1
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 8
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 8
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 14
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 1
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 14
ComfeyComfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 13
DhelmiseDhelmise
#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.

IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
Bug, Human-Like
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Grass, Monster
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Grass
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Grass
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Grass
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Grass