Worry Seed (move)

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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 Pokemon.

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 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Level 31
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 36
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 39
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 33
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 40
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 48
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 54
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 19
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 19
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 22
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 16
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 28
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 30
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Level 55
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Level 55
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
Level 16
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 16
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Level 11
Gourgeist (Average Size)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.

BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Grass
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Grass
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Grass
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Fairy, Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
Dragon, Monster
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
Field, Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Field, Grass
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
Fairy, Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Fairy, Grass
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
Grass, Human-Like
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Grass, Human-Like
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
Grass
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Fairy, Grass
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
Grass
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Field
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Field
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral

Learnt by move tutor

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

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
LileepLileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam (Plant Cloak)Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
FlorgesFlorges
#671 / Fairy
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass