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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.

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 and on

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
XY
The user handles a sharp leaf like a sword and attacks by cutting its target. Critical hits land more easily.
Conq The target is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
071 Victreebel Victreebel Grass Poison     47 47 47
182 Bellossom Bellossom Grass Grass     -- -- --
253 Grovyle Grovyle Grass Grass 29 29 29 29
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass 29 29 29 29
470 Leafeon Leafeon Grass Grass   71 71 45 45
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting   -- -- --
495 Snivy Snivy Grass Grass     28 28
496 Servine Servine Grass Grass     32 32
497 Serperior Serperior Grass Grass     32 32
542 Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass     36 36
640 Virizion Virizion Grass Fighting     67 --, 67
672 Skiddo Skiddo Grass Grass       45
673 Gogoat Gogoat Grass Grass       55
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying   Leafeon LeafeonSnivyServineSerperior LeafeonSnivyServineSerperiorSkiddoGogoat
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying VictreebelBellossomGrovyleSceptile VictreebelBellossomGrovyleSceptileSnivyServineSerperior VictreebelBellossomGrovyleSceptileSnivyServineSerperior
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 Type Obtained with
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Dream World - Pleasant Forest
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Leaf Blade is the only move of Grovyle, Leafeon, and Servine.

In the anime

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
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
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

In the manga

In the Ash and 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 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)
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
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)
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 刀葉 Dāoyè
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bladmes
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
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 Cross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow ClawSlash
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


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