Leaf Storm (move)

Leaf Storm
リーフストーム Leaf Storm
Leaf Storm VIII.png
Leaf Storm VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  130
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A very appealing move, but after using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Leaf Storm (Japanese: リーフストーム Leaf Storm) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. In Generation VIII, it is TR71.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Leaf Storm deals damage, and lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages.

Generation VI onwards

Leaf Storm's power changed from 140 to 130.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR A storm of sharp leaves is whipped up. The attack's recoil sharply reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.
BWB2W2 The user whips up a storm of leaves around the target. The attack's recoil harshly reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user whips up a storm of leaves around the target. The attack's recoil harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass 47 47 47 32
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass 47 47 47 47 1
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass 47 1
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass 53 53 1, 53XY
1, 64ORAS
1, 69
192   Sunflora
  Grass Grass 43 45BW
43B2W2
43 43
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 82 82 82 82 90
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon 39
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon 59 59 59XY
58ORAS
58 55
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon 67 67 1, 67XY
1, 63ORAS
1, 63 63
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass 49 49 49XY
44ORAS
44
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass 61 71 1, 71XY
1, 61ORAS
1, 61
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass 45 45 45 45
388   Grotle
  Monster Grass 52 52 52 52
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass 57 57 57 57
413   Wormadam
Plant Cloak
 
 
Bug Bug 47 47 47 47
492   Shaymin
Sky Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 91PtHGSS 91 91 91
495   Snivy
  Field Grass 43 43 43
496   Servine
  Field Grass 52 52 52
497   Serperior
  Field Grass 62 62 62
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug 50 50 50
548   Petilil
  Grass Grass 46 46 46 42
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass 1
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying 1USUM 1
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass 45 52
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass 45 52
829   Gossifleur
  Grass Grass 36
830   Eldegoss
  Grass Grass 46
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
TR71
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
102   Exeggcute
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass
406   Budew
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407   Roserade
 
 
Fairy Grass
460   Abomasnow
 
 
Monster Grass
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
470   Leafeon
  Field Field
548   Petilil
  Grass Grass
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
829   Gossifleur
  Grass Grass
830   Eldegoss
  Grass Grass
898   Calyrex
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Ice Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Shadow Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
102   Exeggcute
 
 
Grass Grass
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
152   Chikorita
  Monster Grass
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
406   Budew
 
 
Fairy Grass
511   Pansage
  Field Field
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Form change

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
479   Rotom
Mow Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Upon changing into this formPtHGSS
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
479   Rotom
Mow Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Upon changing into this form
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
479   Rotom
Mow Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Upon changing into this form
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
479   Rotom
Mow Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Upon changing into this form
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
479   Rotom
Mow Rotom
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous Upon changing into this form
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 IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass My Pokémon Ranch
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass Island Scan - Ula'ula MeadowSM
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 IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
251   CelebiLv. 50
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered Cinema Celebi
Winter 2011 Celebi
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
254   SceptileLv. 50
  Monster Dragon JR Kyushu Train Station Sceptile
511   Pansage
  Field Field Japanese Global Link
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
497   SerperiorLv. 50
  Field Grass Hidden Ability Present Serperior
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 Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Leaf Storm is a move with 27 base power, 5 PP and 80% accuracy. The attack travels up to 10 tiles away and hits the first Pokémon it encounters, ally or enemy. The user's Special Attack is then reduced by two levels.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★★
Power: 52
Accuracy: 90%
Effect: Lowers the user's Attack.
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
Special 3 136 163 90% An opponent Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by two stat ranks.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Sharply lowers the user's Sp. Atk.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance, but it also reduces the user's Special Attack by 2 levels.
BSL はなれたポケモンに ダメージをあたえるが じぶんの とくこうが 2だんかいさがる
Conq. A storm of sharp leaves is whipped up. The move's recoil lowers the user's Attack.
MDGtI It damages even a faraway Pokémon, but it also sharply lowers your Special Attack. (The stat change returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.)
SMD It damages a Pokémon, even one far away, but it also sharply lowers your Sp. Atk. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a  Wonder Tile.


Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Leaf Storm is a Charged Attack that was made available on April 12, 2021.

  Leaf Storm
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 130
Energy cost 100  
Duration 2.5 seconds
Damage window 1.1 - 1.25 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 130
Energy cost 55  
Secondary effect   2 Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
     
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

In the anime

Main series

       
Leavanny Torterra Sceptile Mow Rotom
The user hurls a flurry of leaves at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Turtwig Turtwig raises its head and calls out, making multiple leaves gather around it and start to glow green. The leaves then spiral around Turtwig in a tornado-like fashion. It then points its head at the opponent, sending the cyclone of leaves at the opponent.
Gardenia's Turtwig The Grass-Type Is Always Greener Debut
  Torterra The leaves on the tree on Torterra's back start to glow light green, and it releases a cyclone of wind and glowing light green leaves from the tree towards the opponent.
Paul's Torterra Glory Blaze! None
Ash's Torterra The Fleeing Tower of Sunyshore! None
  Sceptile The seeds on Sceptile's back glow yellow and it releases a barrage of light green glowing leaves from all around at the opponent; or, a barrage of green leaves surrounded in a green aura appear around Sceptile's tail. The leaves then stretch out and surrounds the opponent, leaving the opponent encircled in a tornado of leaves, before the encircled opponent gets slammed into the ground.
Ash's Sceptile The Semi-Final Frontier! None
Sawyer's Sceptile A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
  Snivy Snivy jumps into the air and multiple glowing green leaves start spinning around Snivy's body. Snivy then fires the leaves at the opponent; or, Snivy waves one of its arms and a barrage of glowing green leaves appear and fires at the opponent.
Ash's Snivy Snivy Plays Hard to Catch! None
  Leavanny Leavanny raises its arms and its body becomes outlined in turquoise energy. It is then surrounded by a large number of glowing green leaves, which it fires at the opponent after bringing its arms forward. Sometimes, Leavanny does not glow with energy.
Burgh's Leavanny Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
  Rotom Mow Rotom forms a glowing green sphere in front of its mouth, then fires countless glowing green leaves from out of the sphere at the opponent.
Professor Oak's Rotom To Catch a Rotom! None
Weston's Rotom Rotom's Wish! None
  Grovyle Grovyle jumps into the air and multiple green leaves start spinning around its body. Grovyle then fires the leaves at the opponent.
Sawyer's Grovyle From A to Z! None
  Roserade Roserade raises its arms and multiple green leaves start spinning above it body. Roserade then fires the leaves at the opponent.
Elma's Roserade Master Class is in Session! None
  Sceptile The stinger on Mega Sceptile's tail spins at a high speed and becomes surrounded in green leaves. It then fires the stinger and the leaves at the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None


Pokémon Generations

       
Sceptile
The opponent is grabbed, engulfed in a whirlwind of leaves and smashed to the ground.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Sceptile Sceptile engulfs itself in a whirlwind of leaves, jumps, grabs the opponent and starts spinning while falling head first on the ground.
Brendan's Sceptile The Vision None


In the manga

  This section is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: appearance of Alpha's Sceptile using Leaf Storm in Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom

Pokémon Adventures


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


Pokémon Try Adventure


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

 
Sandy Cloak Wormadam using Leaf Storm in Black and White

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 飛葉風暴 Fēiyihp Fūngbouh *
葉暴風 Yihpbouhfūng *
Mandarin 飛葉風暴 / 飞叶风暴 Fēiyè Fēngbào *
葉暴風 Yèbàofēng *
  Czech Listová bouře
  Dutch Bladstorm
  French Tempête Verte*
Tempêteverte*
  German Blättersturm
  Greek Καταιγίδα Φύλλων
  Hindi पत्तों की आंधी Patton Ki Andhi
Patte ka Toofan
  Indonesian Badai Daun
  Italian Verdebufera
  Korean 리프스톰 Leaf Storm
  Norwegian Bladstorm
  Polish Burza Liści
Portuguese   Brazil Tempestade de Folhas
  Portugal Ataque Laminar
  Romanian Furtuna de Frunze
Spanish   Latin America Tormenta de Hojas
  Spain Lluevehojas
  Vietnamese Bão Lá



Variations of the move Overheat
  OverheatDraco MeteorLeaf StormFleur Cannon
Formerly a variation
  Psycho Boost



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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