Seed Bomb (move)

Seed Bomb
タネばくだん Seed Bomb
Seed Bomb VIII.png
Seed Bomb VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Seed Bomb (Japanese: タネばくだん Seed Bomb) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TR59 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Seed Bomb inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. It does not affect targets with Bulletproof.

Seed Bomb can be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if Rototiller was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the foe from above.
BWB2W2 The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.
XYORAS The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds on the target from above.
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass 37 37 37 37 18
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass 20
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass 20
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass 1 1
191   Sunkern
  Grass Grass 45 45BW
43B2W2
43 43
285   Shroomish
  Fairy Grass 41 41 41XY
36ORAS
36
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass 41 41 41XY
44ORAS
44
511   Pansage
  Field Field 22 22 22
512   Simisage
  Field Field 1 1 1
650   Chespin
  Field Field 32 32
651   Quilladin
  Field Field 35 35
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field 35 35
672   Skiddo
  Field Field 30 30
673   Gogoat
  Field Field 30 30
710   Pumpkaboo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 48 48 32
711   Gourgeist
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 48 48 32
797   Celesteela
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47
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
TR59
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
043   Oddish
 
 
Grass Grass
044   Gloom
 
 
Grass Grass
045   Vileplume
 
 
Grass Grass
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Galarian Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
102   Exeggcute
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
224   Octillery
  Water 1 Water 2
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
263   Zigzagoon
  Field Field
263   Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
264   Linoone
  Field Field
264   Linoone
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
270   Lotad
 
 
Water 1 Grass
271   Lombre
 
 
Water 1 Grass
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
273   Seedot
  Field Grass
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
279   Pelipper
 
 
Water 1 Flying
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass
345   Lileep
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
406   Budew
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407   Roserade
 
 
Fairy Grass
420   Cherubi
  Fairy Grass
421   Cherrim
  Fairy Grass
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
459   Snover
 
 
Monster Grass
460   Abomasnow
 
 
Monster Grass
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
470   Leafeon
  Field Field
509   Purrloin
  Field Field
510   Liepard
  Field Field
546   Cottonee
 
 
Grass Fairy
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy
548   Petilil
  Grass Grass
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
568   Trubbish
  Mineral Mineral
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral
572   Minccino
  Field Field
573   Cinccino
  Field Field
590   Foongus
 
 
Grass Grass
591   Amoonguss
 
 
Grass Grass
597   Ferroseed
 
 
Grass Mineral
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
708   Phantump
 
 
Grass Amorphous
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
710   Pumpkaboo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
711   Gourgeist
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
722   Rowlet
 
 
Flying Flying
723   Dartrix
 
 
Flying Flying
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
755   Morelull
 
 
Grass Grass
756   Shiinotic
 
 
Grass Grass
761   Bounsweet
  Grass Grass
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
766   Passimian
  Field Field
787   Tapu Bulu
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797   Celesteela
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
819   Skwovet
  Field Field
820   Greedent
  Field Field
830   Eldegoss
  Grass Grass
841   Flapple
 
 
Grass Dragon
842   Appletun
 
 
Grass Dragon
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
863   Perrserker
  Field Field
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
187   Hoppip
 
 
Fairy Grass
285   Shroomish
  Fairy Grass
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass
406   Budew
 
 
Fairy Grass
420   Cherubi
  Fairy Grass
459   Snover
 
 
Monster Grass
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
597   Ferroseed
 
 
Grass Mineral
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM PE
001   Bulbasaur
 
 
Monster Grass
002   Ivysaur
 
 
Monster Grass
003   Venusaur
 
 
Monster Grass
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon
043   Oddish
 
 
Grass Grass
044   Gloom
 
 
Grass Grass
045   Vileplume
 
 
Grass Grass
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass
047   Parasect
 
 
Bug Grass
052   Meowth
  Field Field
052   Meowth
Alolan Form
  Field Field
053   Persian
  Field Field
053   Persian
Alolan Form
  Field Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass
070   Weepinbell
 
 
Grass Grass
071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass
102   Exeggcute
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
 
 
Grass Grass
103   Exeggutor
Alolan Form
 
 
Grass Grass
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass
143   Snorlax
  Monster Monster
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
152   Chikorita
  Monster Grass
153   Bayleef
  Monster Grass
154   Meganium
  Monster Grass
182   Bellossom
  Grass Grass
187   Hoppip
 
 
Fairy Grass
188   Skiploom
 
 
Fairy Grass
189   Jumpluff
 
 
Fairy Grass
190   Aipom
  Field Field
191   Sunkern
  Grass Grass
192   Sunflora
  Grass Grass
216   Teddiursa
  Field Field
217   Ursaring
  Field Field
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
224   Octillery
  Water 1 Water 2
225   Delibird
 
 
Water 1 Field
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
231   Phanpy
  Field Field
232   Donphan
  Field Field
251   Celebi
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
252   Treecko
  Monster Dragon
253   Grovyle
  Monster Dragon
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
263   Zigzagoon
  Field Field
264   Linoone
  Field Field
270   Lotad
 
 
Water 1 Grass
271   Lombre
 
 
Water 1 Grass
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
273   Seedot
  Field Grass
274   Nuzleaf
 
 
Field Grass
275   Shiftry
 
 
Field Grass
279   Pelipper
 
 
Water 1 Flying
285   Shroomish
  Fairy Grass
286   Breloom
 
 
Fairy Grass
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass
316   Gulpin
  Amorphous Amorphous
317   Swalot
  Amorphous Amorphous
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like
332   Cacturne
 
 
Grass Human-Like
345   Lileep
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
357   Tropius
 
 
Monster Grass
387   Turtwig
  Monster Grass
388   Grotle
  Monster Grass
389   Torterra
 
 
Monster Grass
406   Budew
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407   Roserade
 
 
Fairy Grass
413   Wormadam
Plant Cloak
 
 
Bug Bug
417   Pachirisu
  Field Fairy
420   Cherubi
  Fairy Grass
421   Cherrim
  Fairy Grass
424   Ambipom
  Field Field
446   Munchlax
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass
459   Snover
 
 
Monster Grass
460   Abomasnow
 
 
Monster Grass
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
470   Leafeon
  Field Field
492   Shaymin
Land Forme
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
492   Shaymin
Sky Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
495   Snivy
  Field Grass
496   Servine
  Field Grass
497   Serperior
  Field Grass
504   Patrat
  Field Field
505   Watchog
  Field Field
509   Purrloin
  Field Field
510   Liepard
  Field Field
511   Pansage
  Field Field
512   Simisage
  Field Field
540   Sewaddle
 
 
Bug Bug
541   Swadloon
 
 
Bug Bug
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug
546   Cottonee
 
 
Grass Fairy
547   Whimsicott
 
 
Grass Fairy
548   Petilil
  Grass Grass
549   Lilligant
  Grass Grass
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
568   Trubbish
  Mineral Mineral
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral
572   Minccino
  Field Field
573   Cinccino
  Field Field
585   Deerling
 
 
Field Field
586   Sawsbuck
 
 
Field Field
590   Foongus
 
 
Grass Grass
591   Amoonguss
 
 
Grass Grass
597   Ferroseed
 
 
Grass Mineral
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral
640   Virizion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650   Chespin
  Field Field
651   Quilladin
  Field Field
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
669   Flabébé
  Fairy Fairy
670   Floette
  Fairy Fairy
670   Floette
Eternal Flower
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
671   Florges
  Fairy Fairy
672   Skiddo
  Field Field
673   Gogoat
  Field Field
708   Phantump
 
 
Grass Amorphous
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
710   Pumpkaboo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
711   Gourgeist
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
722   Rowlet
 
 
Flying Flying
723   Dartrix
 
 
Flying Flying
724   Decidueye
 
 
Flying Flying
733   Toucannon
 
 
Flying Flying
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
755   Morelull
 
 
Grass Grass
756   Shiinotic
 
 
Grass Grass
761   Bounsweet
  Grass Grass
762   Steenee
  Grass Grass
763   Tsareena
  Grass Grass
764   Comfey
  Grass Grass
766   Passimian
  Field Field
787   Tapu Bulu
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797   Celesteela
 
 
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.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
114   Tangela
  Grass Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
231   Phanpy
  Field Field Dream World - Rugged Mountain
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, Seed Bomb is a move with 16 base power, 11 PP and 88% accuracy. The user attacks enemy in front, cutting corners.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 100 120 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  Seed Bomb
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 55
Energy cost 33  
Duration 2.1 seconds
Damage window 1.2 - 1.9 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 55
Energy cost 40  
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: 30 → 40
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 40 → 55
    • Duration: 2.4 → 2.1 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.3 - 1.8 → 1.2 - 1.9 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
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

       
Rowlet Simisage Torterra Chesnaught
The user fires a bundle of large explosive seeds from its gaping mouth.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Torterra Torterra opens its mouth and a white orb is seen inside of it. It then fires multiple glowing white seeds from its mouth that explode on impact.
Maury's Torterra The Rise of Darkrai Debut
  Simisage A green light forms in Simisage's hands, becoming a seed. It then throws the seed at the opponent, exploding on impact, or Simisage opens its mouth and fires multiple glowing green seeds from its mouth that explode on impact.
Angus's Simisage The Clubsplosion Begins! None
  Gourgeist Gourgeist opens its mouth and fires multiple glowing green seeds from its mouth that explode on impact.
Count Pumpka's steward's Gourgeist A Festival Trade! A Festival Farewell? None
Jessie's Gourgeist Over the Mountain of Snow! None
  Venusaur The center of Mega Venusaur's flower starts to glow white. It then fires multiple glowing green seeds from its flower that explode on impact.
A Trainer's Venusaur Mega Evolution Special IV None
  Breloom Breloom opens its mouth and fires multiple glowing green seeds from its mouth that explode on impact.
A wild Breloom A Windswept Encounter! None
  Chesnaught Chesnaught opens its mouth and fires multiple glowing green seeds from its mouth that explode on impact.
Chapman's Chesnaught A Watershed Moment! None
  Rowlet Rowlet puts a rock inside its mouth and spits it out as a white ball surrounded in an orange aura at the opponent.
Ash's Rowlet No Stone Unturned! Uses an Everstone
as the projectile
  Vileplume Vileplume creates several glowing green seeds over its head and sends them rolling towards the opponent. When the seeds reach the opponent, they explode.
A wild Vileplume Secrets of the Jungle None
  Exeggutor Exeggutor creates several glowing green seeds over its heads and sends them rolling towards the opponent. When the seeds reach the opponent, they explode.
A wild Exeggutor Secrets of the Jungle None
  Exeggcute Exeggcute creates several glowing green seeds over its heads and sends them rolling towards the opponent. When the seeds reach the opponent, they explode.
A wild Exeggcute Secrets of the Jungle None
  Ludicolo Ludicolo creates several glowing green seeds over its head and sends them rolling towards the opponent. When the seeds reach the opponent, they explode.
A wild Ludicolo Secrets of the Jungle None
  Nuzleaf Nuzleaf creates several glowing green seeds over its head and sends them rolling towards the opponent. When the seeds reach the opponent, they explode.
A wild Nuzleaf Secrets of the Jungle 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 種子炸彈 Júngjí Jadáan *
種子爆彈 Júngjí Baaudáan *
Mandarin 種子炸彈 / 种子炸弹 Zhǒngzǐ Zhàdàn *
種子爆彈 / 种子爆弹 Zhǒngzǐ Bàodàn *
  Dutch Zaad Bom
  French Canon Graine
  German Samenbomben
  Greek Σποροβόμβες Sporovómves
  Italian Semebomba
  Korean 씨폭탄 Ssi Poktan
  Norwegian Frøbombe
  Polish Bomba Nasienna
Portuguese   Brazil Bomba de Sementes
  Portugal Bomba Semente
Spanish   Latin America Bomba Semilla
  Spain Bomba Germen
  Thai ระเบิดเมล็ดพืช
  Vietnamese Bom Hạt Mầm*
Bom Hạt Giống*



Variations of the move Strength
  StrengthDrill PeckDragon ClawSeed BombX-Scissor
  Dazzling GleamPower Gem


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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