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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. It is TR50 in Generation VIII.
Leaf Blade inflicts damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It has a base power of 70 in this generation.
Generation IV onward
Leaf Blade's base power increased from 70 to 90.
Leaf Blade can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.
|| Slashes with a sharp leaf. High critical-hit ratio.
| The foe is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
| The user handles a sharp leaf like a sword and attacks by cutting its target. Critical hits land more easily.
In other games
In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Leaf Blade is a move with 14 base power, 88% accuracy, and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front. This move has an increased critical hit ratio.
| Effect: Has a high critical hit ratio
Grid 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.
- Gyms & Raids
- July 30, 2016
- February 16, 2017
- Power: 55 → 70
- Energy cost: 50 → 33
- Duration: 2.8 → 2.4 seconds
| Inflicts damage on the target. It has a high critical-hit rate.
|| てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい
|| The target is slashed with a sharp leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
| It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.
In the anime
In the main series
In Pokémon Generations
| The user slashes the opponent with protruding leaves that stick out of its body.
|| First Used In
|| The leaves on one of Sceptile's wrists converge and form a light-green blade of energy in between them. Sceptile then slashes the opponent with the blade.
| Brendan's Sceptile
|| The Vision
|| The leaves on Leavanny's arms glow green and slashes the opponent with them.
| Burgh's Leavanny
|| The Uprising
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
- Virizion was revealed to know Leaf Blade on the official web site, but it was never shown using the move.
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
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games
In other languages