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Leech Seed (move)

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'''Leech Seed''' (Japanese: '''やどりぎのタネ''' ''{{wp|Mistletoe}} Seed'') is a non-damaging {{type|Grass}} [[move]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
* Though Leech Seed cannot normally affect {{type|Grass}} Pokémon in the games, Grass-type Pokémon have been affected in the {{pkmn|anime}}.
*Leech SeedDespite isoriginally referredbeing tonamed as "Mistletoe Seed" in Japanese because the mistletoe is a well-knownafter parasitic plantplants that leechesleech nutrients from itsa host plant. Ironically, Grass-type Pokémon are immune to itsthe effects of Leech Seed.
* Although Leech Seed's isname singular,and in-game descriptions imply the gamesplanting depictof a single seed, three seeds beingare planted in its in-game animations. In the anime usually just one seed is planted, but sometimes two are. In the manga, only one seed is planted when the attack is used.
* Because all Pokémon that can learn Leech Seed are at least part {{type|Grass}}, all Pokémon that can learn Leech Seed are immune to its effects.