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Frenzy Plant (move)

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Frenzy Plant
ハードプラント Hard Plant
Frenzy Plant.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  150
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  4 ♥♥♥♥
Startles all other Pokémon. User cannot act in the next turn.

Frenzy Plant (Japanese: ハードプラント Hard Plant) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

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.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
FRLG The foe is hit with an enormous branch. The user can’t move on the next turn.
DPPtHGSS The foe is slammed with an enormous tree. The user can’t move on the next turn.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user slams the target with an enormous tree. The user can't move on the next turn.

Learnset

By Move Tutor

Various Move Tutors will teach Frenzy Plant to the fully evolved Grass-type starter Pokémon if their friendship rating is maximized:

# Pokémon Type Game
FRLG E XD DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS
003 Venusaur Venusaur Grass Poison
154 Meganium Meganium Grass Grass
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
497 Serperior Serperior Grass Grass
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting
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 III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
152 152 Chikorita Grass Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
001 001 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Sticker Promotional Kanto Starter Eggs
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

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

Jeremy Venusaur Frenzy Plant.png Paul Torterra Frenzy Plant 2.png Trip Serperior Frenzy Plant 1.png Trip Serperior Frenzy Plant.png
Venusaur Torterra Serperior Serperior's roots
Giant roots come out of the ground due to the user's stomp.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
003 Venusaur Venusaur's body becomes outlined light green and it stomps on the ground. Giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Jeremy's Venusaur Weekend Warrior Debut
A Coordinator's Venusaur May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
389 Torterra Torterra's body becomes outlined in green and it slams its front two legs into the ground. Giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Paul's Torterra Top-Down Training! None
497 Serperior Serperior's body becomes outlined in green. It then sticks its tail in the ground and makes giant roots with spikes on them come out of the ground and strike the opponent.
Trip's Serperior Battling Authority Once Again! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In other generations

Frenzy Plant III.png Frenzy Plant IV.png Frenzy Plant V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Frenzy Plant PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 瘋狂機器 Fēngkuáng Jīqì
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Woekerplant
France Flag.png French Végé-Attak
Germany Flag.png German Fauna-Statue
Greece Flag.png Greek Φρενώδης Βλάστηση
India Flag.png Hindi जंगली पोधा Jungli Podha
Italy Flag.png Italian Radicalbero
South Korea Flag.png Korean 하드플랜트 Hard Plant
Poland Flag.png Polish Roślinna Furia
Atak Roślin (DP040)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Planta Mortal
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Planta Feroz
Romania Flag.png Romanian Planta Furioasă
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Luda Biljka
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Planta Loca (AG151-DP131)
Megaenredadera (DP040)
Planta Feroz (BW091-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Planta Feroz


Variations of the move Hyper Beam
Physical Giga ImpactRock Wrecker
Special Hyper BeamBlast BurnFrenzy PlantHydro CannonRoar of Time


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