Frenzy Plant (move)

Frenzy Plant
ハードプラント Hard Plant
Frenzy Plant IX.png
Frenzy Plant IX 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. Prior to Generation IX, only Grass-type fully evolved starter Pokémon could learn this move. It is TM155 in Generation IX.

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 be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 4 bonus appeal points if Growth was used in the previous 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.
SwShBDSP
SV
The user slams the target with the roots of an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.


Learnset

By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
--
IX
TM155
151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
724   Decidueye
Hisuian Form
 
 
Flying Flying
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
908   Meowscarada
 
 
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.


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
EP
BDSP LA
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 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

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Frenzy Plant
★★★★★
Attack power 144.2882
Charge time 1.62 seconds
Range type Arc (wide)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Special 4 178 213 90% An opponent No additional effect. Sygna Suit Leaf & Venusaur (Direct link)

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
The user slams the target with the roots of an enormous tree.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Venusaur Venusaur's body becomes surrounded by a light green aura and it stomps on the ground. Giant, spiky roots then come out of the ground and strike the opponent. After using the move, Venusaur becomes unable to move for a while.
Jeremy's Venusaur Weekend Warrior Debut
A Coordinator's Venusaur May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
  Torterra Torterra's body becomes outlined in a green aura and it slams its front legs into the ground. Giant, spiky roots then come out of the ground and strike the opponent. After using the move, Torterra becomes unable to move for a while; or, the roots of the tree on Torterra's back extend, and Torterra strikes the opponent with them.
Paul's Torterra Top-Down Training! None
Ash's Torterra JN143 None
  Serperior Serperior's body becomes outlined in a green aura. It then sticks its tail in the ground and makes giant, spiky roots 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-AttaqueVIII+
Végé-AttakIIIVII
  German Flora-StatueVII+
Fauna-StatueIIIVI
  Greek Φρενώδης Βλάστηση Frendódis Vlástisi
  Hindi जंगली पोधा Jungli Podha
  Italian Radicalbero
  Korean 하드플랜트 Hadeupeullaenteu
  Polish Roślinna Furia*
Atak Roślin*
Portuguese   Brazil Planta Mortal
  Portugal Planta Furiosa
  Romanian Planta Furioasă
  Serbian Luda biljka
Spanish   Latin America Planta Loca (AG151DP131)
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 BurnHydro CannonFrenzy PlantRoar of Time


Generation IX TMs
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
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