Vine Whip (move)

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Vine Whip
つるのムチ Vine Whip
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  45
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Vine Whip (Japanese: つるのムチ Vine Whip) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I to III

Vine Whip inflicts damage and has no secondary effect. Its PP is 10, and it has a power of 35.

Generations IV and V

The PP of Vine Whip is now 15.

Vine Whip can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining four extra appeal points if the move Growth was used in the prior turn.

Generation VI onwards

Vine Whip's power changed from 35 to 45 and its PP is now 25.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Grass-type attack. The Pokémon uses its cruel whips to strike the opponent.
GSC Whips the foe with slender vines.
RSE Strikes the foe with slender, whiplike vines.
FRLG The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines.
Colo.XD Strikes the target with slender, whiplike vines.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
The target is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 13 10 10 9 9 9 7, 9SMUSUM
5PE
3
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 13 10 10 9 9 9 9SMUSUM
1, 5PE
1
003 Venusaur Venusaur
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 1, 13 1, 10 1, 10 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9SMUSUM
1, 5PE
1
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
071 Victreebel Victreebel
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
114 Tangela Tangela
File:GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 29Y 19 22 19 19BW
7B2W2
7 7SMUSUM
15PE
16
455 Carnivine Carnivine
File:GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 11 11 11 11 11BDSP
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
File:GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 19 19BW
7B2W2
7 7 16
495 Snivy Snivy
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 7 7 7
496 Servine Servine
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
497 Serperior Serperior
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
511 Pansage Pansage
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Field 10 10 10
650 Chespin Chespin
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Field 5 1, 5
651 Quilladin Quilladin
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Field 5 1, 5
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
File:GrassIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 5 1, 5
669 Flabébé Flabébé
File:FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 1 1
670 Floette Floette
File:FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 1 1
670 Floette Floette
Eternal Flower
File:FairyIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
672 Skiddo Skiddo
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Field 7 7
673 Gogoat Gogoat
File:GrassIC Big.png Field Field 7 1, 7
764 Comfey Comfey
File:FairyIC Big.png Grass Grass 1 3SwSh
893 Zarude Zarude
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:GrassIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 12SwSh
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
152 Chikorita Chikorita
File:GrassIC Big.png Monster 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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Vine Whip is a move with base power of 8, 15 PP and 88% accuracy. The user attacks enemy in the front.

In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, the move's power has been changed to 6, and its PP to 20.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 24
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: None
Users: Carnivine   Snivy   Pansage
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
Physical 1 20 24 100% An opponent No additional effect.

Super Smash Bros. series

File:SSBB Vine Whip.png
Ivysaur's Vine Whip in SSBB

Vine Whip is Ivysaur's Up Special move. It has tether functionality.

Pokémon GO

24px Vine Whip
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 7
Energy boost 6
Duration 0.6 seconds
Damage window 0.35 - 0.6 seconds
125px
Trainer Battles
Power 5
Energy boost 8
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurBellsproutTangelaChikoritaMeganiumCarnivineTangrowthSnivyServineSerperiorPansageSimisageChespinQuilladinChesnaughtGogoatZarude
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 10 → 7
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 7 → 8
    • Duration: 0.65 → 1.1 seconds
    • Damage window: 0.45 - 0.65 → 0.35 - 0.6 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 8 → 7
    • Energy boost: 7 → 6
    • Duration: 1.1 → 0.6 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. The enemy is struck with slender, whiplike vines to inflict damage.
MDGtI It damages an enemy.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
Monopoly: Pokémon Exclusive Kanto Edition When an opponent buys improvements, use a vine to steal one.


In the anime


In the manga

Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


The Electric Tale of Pikachu


Magical Pokémon Journey


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battle Stories


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


Mobilize!! Pokémon Ranger


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 藤鞭 Tàhngbīn *
藤條 Tàhngtíuh *
Mandarin 藤鞭 Téngbiān *
藤鞭出动 Téngbiān Chūdòng *
20px Czech Šlehavý útok
Úponkový bič (Diamond & Pearl series)
20px Danish Slyngpisk
20px Dutch Roede
20px Finnish Piiskaisku (Master Quest)
Rihmaisku (also used for String Shot)
Köynnössivallus/Rihmasivallus (OS)
Piiskansivallus (early season 1, M01)
Köynnösruoska*
20px French Fouet Lianes
20px German Rankenhieb
20px Greek Κλιματσίδα Klimatsída
20px Hindi लाताक की रस्सी Lataak Ki Rassi
20px Icelandic Vine Whip*
20px Indonesian Cambuk Merambat
20px Italian Frustata
20px Korean 덩굴채찍 Deonggulchaejjik
20px Norwegian Piskangrep*
Slyngepisk*
Slyngplante-pisk*
20px Polish Dzikie Pnącze*
Pnącze*
Winne Pnącze*
Atak Winoroślą*
Pędy Winorośli*
Długie Pnącze*
Tnący Bicz/Winny Bicz*
Bicz Zwinnej Latorośli/Atak Zwinną Latoroślą*
Zwinny Bicz*
Liany*
Wijący Bicz*
Bluszczowy Bicz*
Łodygi*
Portuguese 20px Brazil Chicote de Vinha (games, BW098-present, TCG, manga, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Chicote de Cipó (early anime)
Chicote de Pinha (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Chicote (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
20px Portugal Chicote de Hera
20px Romanian Lujerul Bici
20px Russian Виноградная лоза Vinogradnaya loza
20px Serbian Bičevanje Lozom
Spanish 20px Latin America Látigo Cepa
Ramas (EP010-EP032)
20px Spain Látigo Cepa
20px Swedish Vinpiska
Växtpiska*
Slingerpiska*
20px Thai แส้เถาวัลย์
20px Turkish Asma Kırbacı
20px Vietnamese Roi Mây



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