Power Whip (move)

Power Whip
パワーウィップ Power Whip
Power Whip VIII.png
Power Whip VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the more the crowd is excited.

Power Whip (Japanese: パワーウィップ Power Whip) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TR72 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Power Whip inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user violently whirls its vines or tentacles to harshly lash the foe.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user violently whirls its vines or tentacles to harshly lash the target.
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
The user violently whirls its vines, tentacles, or the like to harshly lash the target.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass 1PE
071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass 1, 54PE
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass 1PE
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass 1PE
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster 49 53 53 53SMUSUM
45PE
54
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
50 50SMUSUM
54PE
48
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass 47 51 50 50 50BDSP
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster 49 53 1, 53 1, 53 54
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
53 53 48
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral 40 40 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwSh
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon 55 50 67SwSh
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass 53USUM 1SwSh
781   Dhelmise
 
 
Mineral Mineral 59 64SwSh
796   Xurkitree
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 59 65SwSh
893   Zarude
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 84SwSh
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
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II
[[|]]
III
[[|]]
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR72
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass SwSh
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass SwSh
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass SwSh
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass SwSh
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster SwSh
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass SwSh
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon SwSh
151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass SwSh
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 SwSh
407   Roserade
 
 
Fairy Grass SwSh
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster SwSh
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass SwSh
536   Palpitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 SwSh
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 SwSh
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral SwSh
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon SwSh
711   Gourgeist
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous SwSh
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass SwSh
781   Dhelmise
 
 
Mineral Mineral SwSh
796   Xurkitree
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug SwSh
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug SwSh
858   Hatterene
 
 
Fairy Fairy SwSh
861   Grimmsnarl
 
 
Fairy Human-Like SwSh
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral SwSh
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral SwSh
893   Zarude
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
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 HGSS BDSP
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass BDSP
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass USUM BDSP
406   Budew
 
 
Fairy Grass BDSP
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.


By event

Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
893   Zarude
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Jungle Zarude
European Jungle Zarude
893   Zarude
Dada
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Forest of Okoya Dada Zarude
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, Power Whip is a move with 42 base power, 80% accuracy, and 8 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 118 141 85% An opponent No additional effect

Pokémon GO

  Power Whip
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 90
Energy cost 50  
Duration 2.6 seconds
Damage window 1.25 - 2.35 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 90
Energy cost 50  
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: 60 → 70
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 70 → 90
    • Energy cost: 100 → 50
    • Duration: 2.8 → 2.6 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.5 - 2.8 → 1.25 - 2.35 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

       
Bellsprout Lickilicky Tangrowth Copperajah
A whip-like part of the user's body begins to glow; it is then used to attack the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Tangrowth Both of Tangrowth's arms glow purple and it hits the opponent with them.
A wild Tangrowth Promoting Healthy Tangrowth! Debut
  Lickilicky Lickilicky's tongue glows purple and it extends its tongue, slamming it into the opponent.
Conway's Lickilicky Working on a Right Move! None
  Bellsprout One of Bellsprout's leaves glows light green and grows larger. Bellsprout then strikes the opponent with the leaf.
Team Rocket's Bellsprout Flash of the Titans! None
  Copperajah Copperajah lifts up its trunk and strikes the opponent with it. Sometimes, its trunk glows light green when using it.
Rose's Copperajah Sword and Shield: "From Here to Eternatus!" None
  Ferrothorn One of Ferrothorn's feelers glows light green. Ferrothorn then strikes the opponent with the end of the feeler, or two of Ferrothorn's vines glow light green, and it strikes the opponent with them.
Rose's Ferrothorn Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! None
A Trainer's Ferrothorn Secrets of the Jungle None
Goh's Ferrothorn Trial on a Golden Scale! None
  Zarude The vines on Zarude's wrists and body glow light green and extend either one or all at their opponent, attacking it.
Dada Secrets of the Jungle None
  Roserade A glowing green vine comes out of each the bunches of flowers at the end of Roserade's arms, and it hits the opponent with them.
Cynthia's Roserade JNS04 None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 強力鞭打 Jānglihk Bīndá *
能量鞭打 Nàhngleuhng Bīndá *
Mandarin 強力鞭打 / 强力鞭打 Qiánglì Biāndǎ *
能量鞭打 Néngliàng Biāndǎ *
  Czech Silový bič
  Dutch Krachtzweep
  French Mégafouet
  German Blattgeißel
  Greek Βούρδουλας Voúrdoulas
  Indonesian Power Whip
  Italian Vigorcolpo
  Korean 파워휩 Power Whip
  Polish Potężny Bicz
Portuguese   Brazil Chicote Poderoso (Pokémon GO, JN012-present, TCG)
Chicote do Poder (early anime)
  Portugal Super Chicote
  Spanish Latigazo
  Thai พาวเวอร์วิป
  Vietnamese Roi Năng Lượng



Variations of the move Megahorn
  MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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