Leaf Blade (move)

Leaf Blade
リーフブレード Leaf Blade
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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. It is TR50 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generation III

Leaf Blade inflicts damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It 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
 
 
Grass Grass 47PtHGSS 47 47 44
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field 55
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field 55
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23 40
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23 42
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass 28ORAS 28 57
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass 1
470   Leafeon
  Field Field 71 71BW
45B2W2
45 45 50
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous 1 1 1 1
495   Snivy
  Field Grass 28 28 28
496   Servine
  Field Grass 32 32 32
497   Serperior
  Field Grass 32 32 32
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug 36 36 36
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 67 1, 67 1, 55 63
672   Skiddo
  Field Field 45 45
673   Gogoat
  Field Field 55 55
722   Rowlet
 
 
Flying Flying 36 30
723   Dartrix
 
 
Flying Flying 42 40
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying 44 44
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass 23 40
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass 23 44
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 43 55
865   Sirfetch'd
  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
 
 
Flying Field
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
470   Leafeon
  Field Field
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
722   Rowlet
 
 
Flying Flying
723   Dartrix
 
 
Flying Flying
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
798   Kartana
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
865   Sirfetch'd
  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
 
 
Flying Field HGSS
357   Tropius
 
 
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
 
 
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Leaf Blade is a move with 14 base power, 88% accuracy, and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front. This move has an increased critical hit ratio.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 45
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a high critical hit ratio
Users:          
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 80 96 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily.

Pokémon GO

  Leaf Blade
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 70
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2.4 seconds
Damage window 1.25 - 2.2 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 70
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
               
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

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
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.


In the anime

Main series

       
Dartrix Leafeon Snivy Grovyle
A leaf-like part of the user's body begins to glow. It then slashes the opponent with it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Grovyle The three leaves on one or both of Grovyle's forearms 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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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


Pokémon Generations

       
Sceptile Leavanny
The user slashes the opponent with protruding leaves that stick out of its body.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Sceptile The leaves on one of Sceptile's wrists converge and form a light-green blade of energy in between them. Sceptile then slashes the opponent with the blade.
Brendan's Sceptile The Vision Debut
  Leavanny The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow green and slashes the opponent with them.
Burgh's Leavanny The Uprising None


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Phantom Thief Pokémon 7


Pokémon Adventures


  • Virizion was revealed to know Leaf Blade on the official website, but it was never shown using the move.

Pokémon Battle Frontier


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 葉刃 Yihpyahn *
刀葉 Dōuyihp *
Mandarin 葉刃 / 叶刃 Yèrèn *
刀葉 Dāoyè *
  Czech Listové ostří
  Dutch Bladmes
  Finnish Lehtiterä*
  French Lame Feuille*
Lame-Feuille*
  German Laubklinge
  Greek Φυλλόξιφος
  Hindi चाकू पत्ता Chaku Patta
  Indonesian Pedang Daun
  Italian Fendifoglia
  Korean 리프블레이드 Leaf Blade
  Polish Ostrze Liścia
Portuguese   Brazil Lâmina de Folha
  Portugal Lâmina
Espada Folha
  Serbian Lisnato sečivo
Spanish   Latin America Hoja Sable (AG041)
Hojas Navaja*
  Spain Hoja Aguda
  Thai ลีฟเบลด
  Vietnamese Lưỡi Kiếm Lá



Variations of the move Leaf Blade
  Leaf BladeAttack Order


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



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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