Ferroseed

Ferroseed is a Grass/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Thorn Seed Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 597
Type Grass Steel
Species Thorn Seed Pokémon
Height 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 41.4 lbs (18.8 kg)
Abilities Iron Barbs
Anticipation (hidden ability)
Local № 103 (Black/White)
175 (Black 2/White 2)
069 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 61
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Mineral
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 44
198 292
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 91
168 309
Sp. Atk 24
47 161
Sp. Def 86
159 298
Speed 10
22 130
Total 305 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Ferroseed.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Pokédex entries

Black When threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
White They stick their spikes into cave walls and absorb the minerals they find in the rock.
Black 2
White 2
It absorbs the iron it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
X
Omega Ruby
When threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It absorbs the iron it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.

Moves learned by Ferroseed

Moves learnt by level up

Ferroseed learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
6RolloutRock 30 90
9CurseGhost
14Metal ClawSteel 50 95
18Pin MissileBug 25 95
21Gyro BallSteel 100
26Iron DefenseSteel
30Mirror ShotSteel 65 85
35IngrainGrass
38Self-DestructNormal 200 100
43Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47PaybackDark 50 100
52Flash CannonSteel 80 100
55ExplosionNormal 250 100

Egg moves

Ferroseed learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Ferroseed egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
GravityPsychic
Leech SeedGrass 90
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SpikesGround
Stealth RockRock
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

Ferroseed can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
GravityPsychic
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ferroseed is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
69Rock PolishRock
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ferroseed can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Ferroseed learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
6RolloutRock 30 90
9CurseGhost
14Metal ClawSteel 50 95
18Pin MissileBug 25 95
21Gyro BallSteel 100
26Iron DefenseSteel
30Mirror ShotSteel 65 85
35IngrainGrass
38Self-DestructNormal 200 100
43Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47PaybackDark 50 100
52Flash CannonSteel 80 100
55ExplosionNormal 250 100

Egg moves

Ferroseed learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Ferroseed egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
GravityPsychic
Leech SeedGrass 90
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SpikesGround
Stealth RockRock
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ferroseed is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
69Rock PolishRock
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ferroseed can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Ferroseed sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ferroseed  sprite from Black & White Ferroseed  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Ferroseed Shiny sprite from Black & White Ferroseed Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Ferroseed

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Chargestone Cave
X
Y
Glittering Cave, Reflection Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Ferroseed
Japanese テッシード (Tesseed)
German Kastadur
French Grindur

Name origin

ferrous
of or containing iron
seed
premature ungrown plant