Worry Seed (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Worry Seed changes the target's ability to Insomnia, which prevents the Pokémon from falling asleep. If the move is used on a sleeping Pokémon, it will wake up on its next turn.

Worry Seed does not work on Pokémon with the ability Truant or Multitype.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Worry Seed turns into Z-Worry Seed 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 Worry Seed
Japanese なやみのタネ (Nayami no Tane)
German Sorgensamen
French Soucigraine
Italian Affannoseme
Spanish Abatidoras

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A seed that causes worry is planted on the foe. It prevents sleep by making its ability Insomnia.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making the target’s Ability Insomnia.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making the target’s Ability Insomnia.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Worry Seed 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 31
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 36
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 39
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 33
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 40
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 48
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 54
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 19
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 19
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 22
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 16
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 28
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 30
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 55
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 55
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 16
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 16
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 11
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 11

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Worry Seed by the various move tutors in the games.

Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass