Vine Whip (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Physical
Power 45
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Vine Whip deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Vine Whip has base power 35.

Vine Whip has 15 PP in Generations 4-5 and 10 PP in Generations 1-3.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Vine Whip turns into Bloom Doom and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Vine Whip
Japanese つるのムチ (Tsuru no Muchi)
German Rankenhieb
French Fouet Lianes
Italian Frustata
Spanish Látigo Cepa

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Whips the foe with slender vines.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Strikes the foe with slender, whiplike vines.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
Sword​/​Shield The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Vine Whip at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 3
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 16
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 16
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Level 3
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass
Level 12