Worry Seed (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 30
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 40
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 44
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 50
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Level 1
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Level 1
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 40
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 48
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 28
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 28

Learnt by breeding

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