Leaf Blade (move)

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Leaf Blade
リーフブレード Leaf Blade
Leaf Blade.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Leaf Blade (Japanese: リーフブレード Leaf Blade) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was the signature move of Grovyle and Sceptile.

Effect

Generation III

Leaf Blade inflicts damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. Leaf Blade has a base power of 70 in this generation.

Generation IV onward

Leaf Blade's base power increased from 70 to 90.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Slashes with a sharp leaf. High critical-hit ratio.
FRLG
DPPtHGSS
The foe is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user handles a sharp leaf like a sword and attacks by cutting its target. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass 47PtHGSS 47 47 44
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass 1PtHGSS 1 1 1
253 Grovyle Grovyle
Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23
254 Sceptile Sceptile
Monster Dragon 29 29 29 29XY
23ORAS
23
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
Field Grass 28ORAS 28
470 Leafeon Leafeon
Field Field 71 71BW
45B2W2
45 45
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
495 Snivy Snivy
Field Field 28 28 28
496 Servine Servine
Field Field 32 32 32
497 Serperior Serperior
Field Field 32 32 32
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug 36 36 36
640 Virizion Virizion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 67 1, 67 1, 55
672 Skiddo Skiddo
Field Field 45 45
673 Gogoat Gogoat
Field Field 55 55
728 Rowlet Rowlet
Flying Flying 36
729 Dartrix Dartrix
Flying Flying 42
730 Decidueye Decidueye
Flying Flying 44
753 Fomantis Fomantis
Grass Grass 23
754 Lurantis Lurantis
Grass Grass 23
798 Kartana Kartana
Undiscovered Undiscovered 43
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Flying Field HGSS
357 Tropius Tropius
Monster Grass
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 Egg Groups Obtained with
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
Flying Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
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 Conquest

 
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Table 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.
★★★★
Power = 45 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a high critical hit ratio
Used by : Grovyle   Leafeon   Servine

Pokémon GO

Leaf Blade
Special Attack
Type Grass
Power 55
Energy bar 2
Duration 2.8 seconds
Critical rate 25%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
VictreebelFarfetch'd

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Leaf Blade had a power of 45.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
Conq. The target is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

In the anime

In the main series

Zoey Leafeon Leaf Blade.png Ash Snivy Leaf Blade.png Natasha Grovyle Leaf Blade.png Servine Leaf Blade.png
Leafeon Snivy Grovyle Servine
The leaves on the user's body extend and glow a light green.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
253 Grovyle The three leaves on one of Grovyle's forearm glow white or green and combine into one long sharp blade. It then slashes the opponent with it.
Natasha's Grovyle What You Seed is What You Get Debut
Ash's Grovyle Exploud and Clear None
Sawyer's Grovyle Rivals: Today and Tomorrow! None
254 Sceptile The four leaves on Sceptile's wrists glow light green and form into two. Sceptile then slices the opponent.
Ash's Sceptile Cutting the Ties that Bind! None
Sawyer's Sceptile A Meeting of Two Journeys! None
470 Leafeon The leaf on Leafeon's head and its tail start to glow light green, and they form into long blades. Leafeon then slashes the opponent with one of them.
Zoey's Leafeon Coming Full Festival Circle! None
496 Servine The leaf at the end of Servine's tail glows light green and it slashes the opponent with it.
Unknown Trainer's Servine The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice! None
495 Snivy The leaf at the end of Snivy's tail becomes surrounded by a wavy light green aura. Snivy then slashes the opponent with its tail. It leaves behind a light green trail of energy where it slashes the opponent.
Ash's Snivy A Rival Battle for Club Champ! None
447 Riolu Riolu's tail becomes surrounded by a wavy light green aura. Riolu then slashes the opponent with its tail.
Cameron's Riolu Cameron's Secret Weapon! Used via Copycat
254M Sceptile The four leaves on Mega Sceptile's wrists glow light green and form into two. Mega Sceptile then slices the opponent.
Sawyer's Sceptile A Riveting Rivalry! None

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Brendan Sceptile Leaf Blade PG.png None.png None.png
The user slashes the opponent with protruding leaves that stick out of its body.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
254 Sceptile Sceptile slashes the opponent using the leaves protruding from one its arms.
Brendan's Sceptile The Vision Debut
542 Leavanny The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow green and slashes the opponent with them.
Burgh's Leavanny The Uprising None

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga


In other generations

Leaf Blade III.png Leaf Blade IV.png Leaf Blade 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Leaf Blade 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Leaf Blade Colo.png Leaf Blade XD.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 刀葉 Dāoyè
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Messcherpblad
Finland Flag.png Finnish Lehtiterä*
France Flag.png French Lame-Feuille
Germany Flag.png German Laubklinge
Greece Flag.png Greek Φυλλόξιφος
India Flag.png Hindi चाकू पत्ता Chaku Patta
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pedang Daun
Italy Flag.png Italian Fendifoglia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리프블레이드 Leaf Blade
Poland Flag.png Polish Ostrze Liścia
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Lâmina de Folha
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Lâmina
Espada Folha
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Lisnato sečivo
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Hoja Sable (AG041)
Hojas Navaja*
Spain Flag.png Spain Hoja Aguda


Variations of the move Leaf Blade
Physical Leaf BladeAttack Order


Variations of the move Slash
Physical SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


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