Nuzleaf

Nuzleaf is a Grass/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Wily Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 274
Type Grass Dark
Species Wily Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 61.7 lbs (28.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
2. Early Bird
Pickpocket (hidden ability)
Local № 023 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
023 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 119
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 40
76 196
Speed 60
112 240
Total 340 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 Nuzleaf.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (use Leaf Stone)

Nuzleaf changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby NUZLEAF live in densely overgrown forests. They occasionally venture out of the forest to startle people. This POKéMON dislikes having its long nose pinched.
Sapphire This POKéMON pulls out the leaf on its head and makes a flute with it. The sound of NUZLEAF’s flute strikes fear and uncertainty in the hearts of people lost in a forest.
FireRed
LeafGreen
They live in holes bored in large trees. The sound of NUZLEAF’s grass flute fills listeners with dread.
Emerald A forest-dwelling POKéMON that is skilled at climbing trees. Its long and pointed nose is its weak point. It loses power if the nose is gripped.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The sound of its grass flute makes its listeners uneasy. It lives deep in forests.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives deep in forests. With the leaf on its head, it makes a flute whose song makes listeners uneasy.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The sound of its grass flute makes its listeners uneasy. It lives deep in forests.
X The sound of its grass flute makes its listeners uneasy. It lives deep in forests.
Y It lives deep in forests. With the leaf on its head, it makes a flute whose song makes listeners uneasy.
Omega Ruby Nuzleaf live in densely overgrown forests. They occasionally venture out of the forest to startle people. This Pokémon dislikes having its long nose pinched.
Alpha Sapphire This Pokémon pulls out the leaf on its head and makes a flute with it. The sound of Nuzleaf’s flute strikes fear and uncertainty in the hearts of people lost in a forest.

Moves learned by Nuzleaf

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
3HardenNormal
6GrowthNormal
9TormentDark 100
12Fake OutNormal 40 100
16Nature PowerNormal
20Razor WindNormal 80 100
24Feint AttackDark 60
28Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
32SwaggerNormal 85
36ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Nuzleaf learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Razor LeafGrass 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nasty PlotDark
Power SwapPsychic
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Take DownNormal 90 85
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Low KickFighting 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Nuzleaf. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
ExplosionNormal 250 100 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up
SynthesisGrass Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Nuzleaf 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
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Nuzleaf 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Razor LeafGrass 55 95
3HardenNormal
6GrowthNormal
9TormentDark 100
12Fake OutNormal 40 100
16Nature PowerNormal
20Razor WindNormal 80 100
24Feint AttackDark 60
28Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
32SwaggerNormal 85
36ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Nuzleaf learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Razor LeafGrass 55 95

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
DefogFlying
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Grassy TerrainGrass
Leech SeedGrass 90
Nasty PlotDark
Power SwapPsychic
Quick AttackNormal 40 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Take DownNormal 90 85
Worry SeedGrass 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Nuzleaf. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
ExplosionNormal 250 100 Level up
Sunny DayFire Level up
SynthesisGrass Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
95SnarlDark 55 95
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Nuzleaf 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Nuzleaf sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Nuzleaf  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Nuzleaf  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Nuzleaf  sprite from Black & White Nuzleaf  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Nuzleaf Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Nuzleaf Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Nuzleaf Shiny sprite from Black & White Nuzleaf Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Nuzleaf

Ruby Route 114
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 114
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 210, 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Seedot
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Seedot
Black 2
White 2
Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby Route 114
Alpha Sapphire Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds

Other languages

English Nuzleaf
Japanese コノハナ (Konohana)
German Blanas
French Pifeuil

Name origin

nuzzle
to burrow with the nose
leaf
plant foliage