Leaf Blade (move)

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Leaf Blade
リーフブレード Leaf Blade
Leaf Blade VI.png
Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
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  0  
Jamming  0  

Leaf Blade (Japanese: リーフブレード Leaf Blade) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was the signature move of Grovyle and Sceptile.


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

The effects of Leaf Blade are the same as the previous generation; however, its base power increases from 70 to 90.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
071 Victreebel Victreebel Grass Poison     47 47 ''''
182 Bellossom Bellossom Grass Grass     -- -- ''''
253 Grovyle Grovyle Grass Grass 29 29 29 ''''
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass 29 29 29 ''''
470 Leafeon Leafeon Grass Grass   71 71 ''''
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting   -- -- '
495 Snivy Snivy Grass Grass     28 ''''
496 Servine Servine Grass Grass     32 ''''
497 Serperior Serperior Grass Grass     32 ''''
542 Leavanny Leavanny Bug Grass     36 ''''
640 Virizion Virizion Grass Fighting     67 ''''
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
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd Normal Flying     Leafeon LeafeonSnivyServineSerperior
357 Tropius Tropius Grass Flying   VictreebelBellossomGrovyleSceptile VictreebelBellossomGrovyleSceptileSnivyServineSerperior
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
083 083 Farfetch'd Normal 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 the anime

150px 150px Ash Sceptile Leaf Blade.png Servine Leaf Blade.png
Leafeon Snivy Sceptile Servine
The leaves on the user's arms extend and glow 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

In the manga

Phantom Thief Pokémon 7

Pokémon Adventures

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
Italy Flag.png Italian Fendifoglia
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리프블레이드 Leaf Blade
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Lâmina de Folha
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Lâmina
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Lisnato Sečivo
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hoja Aguda

Variations of the move Leaf Blade
Physical Leaf BladeAttack Order
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