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Frenzy Plant (Japanese: ハードプラント Hard Plant) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation III. Only Grass-type fully evolved starter Pokémon can learn this move.
Frenzy Plant inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless this attack misses, the user will always have to recharge.
Frenzy Plant can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if the move Growth was used in the prior turn.
|| Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
|| The foe is hit with an enormous branch. The user can't move on the next turn.
|| The foe is slammed with an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.
| The user slams the target with an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.
Various Move Tutors will teach Frenzy Plant to a fully evolved Grass-type starter Pokémon if its friendship rating is maximized. The Move Tutors are:
In other games
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Venusaur can learn Frenzy Plant at level 99 if it has at least 333 IQ points. If this requirement is not met until after reaching level 99, Frenzy Plant can be relearned at the Gulpin Link Shop.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky, Venusaur, Meganium, Sceptile, and Torterra can learn Frenzy Plant at level 72 if it has at least 300 IQ points. If this requirement is not met until after level 72, Frenzy Plant can be relearned at Electivire Link Shop.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, Snivy can learn Frenzy Plant once Paradise reaches Perfect Rank.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
| The user releases two powerful roots from its body at the opponent.
|| First Chapter Used In
|| Venusaur's body becomes surrounded in an aura and it releases two energy beams from the sides of the flower on its back at the opponent. The beams twist around each other as they fire at the opponent. Eventually, the energy around the beams fade into two giant roots with large thorns on them, or two powerful and large vines come out of underneath the leaves on Venusaur's back and hit the opponent.
| Red's Saur
|| My, My, My Mimic
|| Meganium releases two beams of energy from in between the flower on its neck and its skin at the opponent.
| Crystal's Megaree
|| The Final Battle VIII
|| Sceptile turns around and releases one beam of energy from each seed on its back at the opponent.
| Emerald's Sceptile
|| The Final Battle VIII
|| Sceptile could not legally learn Frenzy Plant at the time
In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
- In Pokémon Colosseum, this attack was erroneously named Solid Plant, which is more aligned with its original Japanese name.
- Frenzy Plant has the highest base power of all Grass-type attacks.
In other languages