Grass Knot (Japanese: くさむすび Grass Knot) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV that deals varying damage. It shares the same mechanic as the move Low Kick. It has been TM86 since Generation IV.
Grass Knot doesn't have a standard base power; rather, its damage is calculated based on the
weight of the target. Grass Knot's power is calculated as follows (note that the game uses weight in kilograms instead of pounds for all the cutoffs).
0.1 - 9.9 kg
0.1 - 21.8 lbs.
10.0 - 24.9 kg
21.9 - 54.9 lbs.
25.0 - 49.9 kg
55.1 - 110.0 lbs.
50.0 - 99.9 kg
110.2 - 220.2 lbs.
100.0 - 199.9 kg
220.4 - 440.7 lbs.
200.0 kg or more
440.9 lbs. or more
D P Pt HG SS
P B R The user snares the foe with grass and trips it. The heavier the foe, the greater the damage.
B W B2 W2 The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the damage.
X Y OR AS
S M US UM The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
Learnset In other games
MD T D S Inflicts damage on the target. Its damage rises with the target's weight.
B S L てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる あいての たいじゅうが おもいほど ダメージも おおきくなる
MD GtI It damages an enemy. The heavier the enemy, the greater the damage the move causes.
S MD It damages an enemy. The heavier the enemy, the greater the damage caused by the move.
In the anime
Stumbles due to the knot
Weepinbell The user's eyes glow green. Pieces of grass then also glow green and are tied together in a knot, tripping the opponent.
First Used In
Roserade Roserade's eyes glow in green. Then two blades of grass near the opponent glow green and tie in a knot, causing the opponent to stumble due to the knot.
The Grass Menagerie! Debut
Snover Snover's eyes glow light green. Then, two blades of grass near the opponent's feet tie themselves into a knot, causing the opponent to trip.
A wild Snover
The Lonely Snover! None
Gogoat Gogoat makes multiple green-glowing vines grow out of the ground and bind the opponent's feet, preventing them from moving.
Thawing an Icy Panic! None
Weepinbell Weepinbell's eyes glow light green. Then, two green-glowing vines grow out of the ground near the opponent's feet and tie themselves into a knot, causing the opponent to trip. Weepinbell can also make the vines grab an airborne opponent and slam it into the ground.
The Green, Green Grass Types of Home! None
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
The user trips the opponent with blades of grass. The heavier the opponent, the more damage it does.
First Chapter Used In
Roserade Roserade stares at a patch of grass by the opponent's feet. Suddenly, two bunches of grass fold toward each other. When the tips touch, they wrap around each other and the opponent trips over the tied grass.
Ring Around the Roserade I Debut
Cherubi Cherubi stares at a patch of grass by the opponent. Two patches of grass then begin to move toward each other and ties up a body part on the opponent closest to the grass patches.
Ring Around the Roserade Roserade II None
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
Caught in grass
The foe's foot is caught in a piece of grass, tripping it.
First Chapter Used In
Turtwig Turtwig manipulates the grass and pieces of it wrap around the opponent's foot.
Win with Teamwork!! Debut
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games In other languages