Frenzy Plant (move)

Frenzy Plant
ハードプラント Hard Plant
Frenzy Plant VIII.png
Frenzy Plant VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  150
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act in the next turn.

Frenzy Plant (Japanese: ハードプラント Hard Plant) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation III. Only Grass-type fully evolved starter Pokémon can learn this move.

Effect

Frenzy Plant inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless this attack misses, the user will always have to recharge.

Frenzy Plant can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if the move Growth was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
FRLG The foe is hit with an enormous branch. The user can't move on the next turn.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is slammed with an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user slams the target with an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.
SwSh The user slams the target with the roots of an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.


Learnset

By Move Tutor

Various Move Tutors will teach Frenzy Plant to a fully evolved Grass-type starter Pokémon. From Generation III to VII, the Pokémon also needs a maximized friendship rating. The Move Tutors are:

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
FRLG E XD DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM PE SwSh SwSh
IoA
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
154   Meganium
  Monster Grass
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass
497   Serperior
  Field Grass
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
812   Rillaboom
  Field 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 III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
152   Chikorita
  Monster Grass Mt. Battle ChikoritaXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass Sticker Promotional Egg Bulbasaur
Kanto Starter Egg Bulbasaur
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 Mystery Dungeon series

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In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Frenzy Plant is a move with 30 base power, 10 PP and 84% accuracy. The user targets enemy in front, cutting corners. If the move hits target successfully, the user is inflicted with Paused status condition for 1-2 turns, preventing them from acting on these turns.

In Explorers of Time and Darkness, the move's PP is decreased to 6.

In Explorers of Sky, the move's power is raised to 45.

Since Frenzy Plant is exclusively a tutor move in main series, it is taught differently in Mystery Dungeon:

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 4 178 213 90% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  Frenzy Plant
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 100
Energy cost 50  
Duration 2.6 seconds
Damage window 2.145 - 2.55 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 100
Energy cost 45  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
By Elite Charged TM
     
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. However, it also inflicts the Paused status on the user, making it incapable of action.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, but it also afflicts the user with a Paused status. A Pokémon with the Paused status is incapable of action.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかし じぶんが ようすみじょうたいに なってしまう ようすみじょうたいの ポケモンは こうどうできない
MDGtI It damages enemies in the same room. But it causes the Recoil status condition, which prevents you from doing anything on the next turn.
SMD It damages enemies in the same room, but it also makes you recoil, which prevents you from doing anything on the next turn.


In the anime

Main series

       
Venusaur Torterra Serperior Sceptile
Giant roots come out of the ground due to the user's stomp.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Venusaur Venusaur's body becomes outlined light green and it stomps on the ground. Giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Jeremy's Venusaur Weekend Warrior Debut
A Coordinator's Venusaur May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
  Torterra Torterra's body becomes outlined in green and it slams its front two legs into the ground. Giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Paul's Torterra Top-Down Training! None
  Serperior Serperior's body becomes outlined in green. It then sticks its tail in the ground and makes giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Trip's Serperior Battling Authority Once Again! None
  Sceptile Sceptile sticks its hands in the ground and makes giant roots come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile Valuable Experience for All! None
  Sceptile Mega Sceptile slams its hands together and sticks them into the ground, causing giant roots to come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None


Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer

       
Serperior
The user attacks the opponent with giant roots from the ground.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Serperior Serperior lets out a cry, causing multiple giant, brown roots to grow out of the ground and slam into the opponent.
Rosa's Serperior Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 瘋狂植物 Fūngkòhng Jihkmaht *
瘋狂機器 Fūngkòhng Gēihei *
Mandarin 瘋狂植物 / 疯狂植物 Fēngkuáng Zhíwù *
瘋狂機器 Fēngkuáng Jīqì *
  Dutch Woekerplant
  French Végé-Attaque*
Végé-Attak*
  German Flora-Statue*
Fauna-Statue*
  Greek Φρενώδης Βλάστηση Frendódis Vlástisi
  Hindi जंगली पोधा Jungli Podha
  Italian Radicalbero
  Korean 하드플랜트 Hard Plant
  Polish Roślinna Furia*
Atak Roślin*
Portuguese   Brazil Planta Mortal
  Portugal Planta Furiosa
  Romanian Planta Furioasă
  Serbian Luda biljka
Spanish   Latin America Planta Loca (AG151-DP131)
Megaenredadera (DP040)
Planta Feroz (BW091-present)
  Spain Planta Feroz
  Thai ฮาร์ดแพลนท์
  Vietnamese Thực Vật Cuồng Loạn




Variations of the move Hyper Beam
  Giga ImpactRock Wrecker
  Hyper BeamBlast BurnFrenzy PlantHydro CannonRoar of Time


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