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Leaf Blade
リーフブレード Leaf Blade
Leaf Blade VII.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Leaf Blade (Japanese: リーフブレード Leaf Blade) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was the signature move of Grovyle and Sceptile.

Contents

Effect

Generation III

Leaf Blade inflicts damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. Leaf Blade has a base power of 70 in this generation.

Generation IV onward

Leaf Blade's base power increased from 70 to 90.

Leaf Blade can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Slashes with a sharp leaf. High critical-hit ratio.
FRLG
DPPtHGSSPBR
The foe is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user handles a sharp leaf like a sword and attacks by cutting its target. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
071 Victreebel Victreebel
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 47PtHGSS 47 47 44
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field 55
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field 55
182 Bellossom Bellossom
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
253 Grovyle Grovyle
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass 28ORAS 28 57
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass 1
470 Leafeon Leafeon
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 71 71BW
45B2W2
45 45 50
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous 1 1 1 1
495 Snivy Snivy
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 28 28 28
496 Servine Servine
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 32 32 32
497 Serperior Serperior
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 32 32 32
542 Leavanny Leavanny
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 36 36 36
640 Virizion Virizion
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 67 1, 67 1, 55 63
672 Skiddo Skiddo
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 45 45
673 Gogoat Gogoat
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 55 55
722 Rowlet Rowlet
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 36 30
723 Dartrix Dartrix
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 42 40
724 Decidueye Decidueye
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying 44 44
753 Fomantis Fomantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 23
754 Lurantis Lurantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 23
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 43
865 Sirfetch'd Sirfetch'd
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field 55
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR50
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
182 Bellossom Bellossom
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
251 Celebi Celebi
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
470 Leafeon Leafeon
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
475 Gallade Gallade
PsychicIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Amorphous
640 Virizion Virizion
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
722 Rowlet Rowlet
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
723 Dartrix Dartrix
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
724 Decidueye Decidueye
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying
865 Sirfetch'd Sirfetch'd
FightingIC Big.png Flying Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field HGSS
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 45 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a high critical hit ratio
Used by : Grovyle   Leafeon   Servine

Pokémon GO

Leaf Blade
GO Grass.png Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 70
Energy cost 33 33
Duration 2.4 seconds
Damage window 1.25 - 2.2 seconds
Leaf Blade GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 70
Energy cost 35 35
Secondary effect  ?
Effect chance  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
VictreebelFarfetch'dBellossomSmeargleGrovyleSceptileNuzleafShiftryTropiusLeafeonGalladeLeavannyVirizion

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 45 → 55
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 55 → 70
    • Energy cost: 50 → 33
    • Duration: 2.8 → 2.4 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい
Conq. The target is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.

In the anime

In the main series

Hau Dartrix Leaf Blade.png Zoey Leafeon Leaf Blade.png Ash Snivy Leaf Blade.png Sawyer Mega Sceptile Leaf Blade.png
Dartrix Leafeon Snivy Mega Sceptile
The leaves on the user's body extend and glow a light green.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
253 Grovyle The three leaves on one of Grovyle's forearm glow white or green and combine into one long sharp blade. It then slashes the opponent with it.
Natasha's Grovyle What You Seed is What You Get Debut
Ash's Grovyle Exploud and Clear None
Sawyer's Grovyle Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! None
254 Sceptile The four leaves on Sceptile's wrists glow light green and form into two. Sceptile then slices the opponent.
Ash's Sceptile Cutting the Ties that Bind! None
Sawyer's Sceptile A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
470 Leafeon The leaf on Leafeon's head and its tail start to glow light green, and they form into long blades. Leafeon then slashes the opponent with one of them.
Zoey's Leafeon Coming Full Festival Circle! None
496 Servine The leaf at the end of Servine's tail glows light green and it slashes the opponent with it.
A Trainer's Servine The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice! None
495 Snivy The leaf at the end of Snivy's tail becomes surrounded by a wavy light green aura. Snivy then slashes the opponent with its tail. It leaves behind a light green trail of energy where it slashes the opponent.
Ash's Snivy A Rival Battle for Club Champ! None
447 Riolu Riolu's tail becomes surrounded by a wavy light green aura. Riolu then slashes the opponent with its tail.
Cameron's Riolu Cameron's Secret Weapon! Used via Copycat
254M Sceptile The four leaves on Mega Sceptile's wrists glow light green and form into two. Mega Sceptile then slices the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None
723 Dartrix The two green feathers on Dartrix's back glows light green and grow longer. Dartrix then attacks the opponent with them.
Hau's Dartrix No Stone Unturned! None
724 Decidueye The edge of of Decidueye's wings or the entirety of both of its wings glow light green. Decidueye then slashes the opponent with that wing.
Hau's Decidueye Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Strategy! None

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Brendan Sceptile Leaf Blade PG.png Burgh Leavanny Leaf Blade PG.png None.png
Sceptile Leavanny
The user slashes the opponent with protruding leaves that stick out of its body.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
254 Sceptile Sceptile slashes the opponent using the leaves protruding from one its arms.
Brendan's Sceptile The Vision Debut
542 Leavanny The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow green and slashes the opponent with them.
Burgh's Leavanny The Uprising None

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga


In other generations

Core series games

Leaf Blade III.png Leaf Blade IV.png Leaf Blade V.png Leaf Blade VI.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Side series games

Leaf Blade Colo.png Leaf Blade XD.png Leaf Blade PBR.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Spin-off series games

Leaf Blade PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 葉刃 Yihpyahn *
刀葉 Dōuyihp *
Mandarin 葉刃 / 叶刃 Yèrèn *
刀葉 Dāoyè *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bladmes
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lehtiterä*
France Flag.png French Lame Feuille (VIII+)
Lame-Feuille (III-VII)
Germany Flag.png German Laubklinge
Greece Flag.png Greek Φυλλόξιφος
India Flag.png Hindi चाकू पत्ता Chaku Patta
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pedang Daun
Italy Flag.png Italian Fendifoglia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리프블레이드 Leaf Blade
Poland Flag.png Polish Ostrze Liścia
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Lâmina de Folha
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Lâmina
Espada Folha
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Lisnato sečivo
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Hoja Sable (AG041)
Hojas Navaja*
Spain Flag.png Spain Hoja Aguda
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Lưỡi Kiếm Lá


Variations of the move Leaf Blade
Physical Leaf BladeAttack Order


Variations of the move Slash
Physical SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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