Max Overgrowth (move)

Max Overgrowth
ダイソウゲン Dai Grassland
Max Overgrowth VIII.png
Max Overgrowth VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect any adjacent foe, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Max Overgrowth (Japanese: ダイソウゲン Dai Grassland) is a damage-dealing Grass-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Overgrowth inflicts damage and causes the battlefield to become Grassy Terrain for 5 turns (8 if a Terrain Extender is held). Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat.
Absorb 90 Special
Apple Acid 130 Special
Branch Poke 90 Physical
Bullet Seed 130 Physical
Drum Beating 130 Physical
Energy Ball 130 Special
Frenzy Plant 150 Special
Giga Drain 130 Special
Grass Knot 130 Special
Grass Pledge 130 Special
Grassy Glide 120 Physical
Grav Apple 130 Physical
Horn Leech 130 Physical
Leaf Blade 130 Physical
Leaf Storm 140 Special
Leaf Tornado 120 Special
Leafage 90 Physical
Magical Leaf 110 Special
Mega Drain 90 Special
Petal Blizzard 130 Physical
Petal Dance 140 Special
Power Whip 140 Physical
Razor Leaf 110 Physical
Seed Bomb 130 Physical
Seed Flare 140 Special
Snap Trap 90 Physical
Solar Beam 140 Special
Solar Blade 140 Physical
Trop Kick 120 Physical
Vine Whip 100 Physical
Wood Hammer 140 Physical

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Overgrowth cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
This is a Grass-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Grassy Terrain for five turns.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Overgrowth if it knows a damaging Grass-type move.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Max Move* Physical 400 480 —% An opponent Turns the field of play’s terrain into Grassy Terrain.* Red & Venusaur (Direct link)

In the anime

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨草原 Gihkgeuih Chóuyùhn
Mandarin 極巨草原 / 极巨草原 Jíjù Cǎoyuán
  French Phytomax
  German Dyna-Flora
  Italian Dynaflora
  Korean 다이그래스 Daigeuraeseu
  Spanish Maxiflora

Max Moves
Max StrikeMax KnuckleMax AirstreamMax OozeMax Quake
Max RockfallMax FlutterbyMax PhantasmMax Steelspike
Max FlareMax GeyserMax OvergrowthMax LightningMax Mindstorm
Max HailstormMax WyrmwindMax DarknessMax StarfallMax Guard
G-Max Moves
G-Max Vine LashG-Max WildfireG-Max CannonadeG-Max Befuddle
G-Max Volt CrashG-Max Gold RushG-Max Chi StrikeG-Max Terror
G-Max Foam BurstG-Max ResonanceG-Max CuddleG-Max Replenish
G-Max MalodorG-Max MeltdownG-Max Drum SoloG-Max Fireball
G-Max HydrosnipeG-Max Wind RageG-Max GravitasG-Max Stonesurge
G-Max VolcalithG-Max TartnessG-Max SweetnessG-Max Sandblast
G-Max Stun ShockG-Max CentifernoG-Max SmiteG-Max SnoozeG-Max Finale
G-Max SteelsurgeG-Max DepletionG-Max One BlowG-Max Rapid Flow

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