Pollen Puff (move)

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Pollen Puff
かふんだんご Pollen Ball
Pollen Puff VIII.png
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Type  Bug
Category  Special
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 VII
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Pollen Puff (Japanese: かふんだんご Pollen Ball) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature move of Ribombee. It is TR96 in Generation VIII.

Effect

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Pollen Puff's effect varies depending on the target. If it targets an opponent, it deals damage. If it targets an ally, it restores up to 50% of the target's maximum HP. Pokémon with Bulletproof are immune to Pollen Puff.

Pokémon affected by Heal Block cannot target allies with Pollen Puff (but they can target an opponent); if a Pokémon would use Pollen Puff targeting an ally, but is affected by Heal Block when it would use Pollen Puff, it is unable to use the move. If a Pokémon is affected by Heal Block, it cannot be healed by other Pokémon's Pollen Puff.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwShLA
The user attacks the enemy with a pollen puff that explodes. If the target is an ally, it gives the ally a pollen puff that restores its HP instead.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
743 Ribombee Ribombee
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwSh
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR96
012 Butterfree Butterfree
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
045 Vileplume Vileplume
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
251 Celebi Celebi
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
420 Cherubi Cherubi
GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
421 Cherrim Cherrim
GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
548 Petilil Petilil
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
549 Lilligant Lilligant
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
590 Foongus Foongus
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
743 Ribombee Ribombee
BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
755 Morelull Morelull
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass
756 Shiinotic Shiinotic
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass
764 Comfey Comfey
FairyIC Big.png Grass Grass
829 Gossifleur Gossifleur
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
830 Eldegoss Eldegoss
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
898 Calyrex Calyrex
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
898 Calyrex Calyrex
Ice Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
898 Calyrex Calyrex
Shadow Rider
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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 UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Pollen Puff is Eldegoss's first move. It is obtained by evolving from Gossifleur at level 4 and upgrading Leafage into it instead of Leaf Tornado. The user throws a puff of pollen, which attaches to any Pokémon that touches it. After a delay the puff will explode, damaging enemies and healing allies around it. At level 11, if attached to an enemy, the puff will deal damage over time. If attached to an ally, it will reduce the damage they receive by 20% for 2s.

In the anime

None.png Ribombee Pollen Puff healing.png Ribombee Pollen Puff hurting.png None.png
Ribombee (healing) Ribombee (hurting)
The user heals or hurts the target with a ball of pollen.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Ribombee Ribombee Ribombee makes a sweet, yellow ball of pollen and gives it to an ally to eat, or Ribombee makes a poisonous, purple ball of pollen and throws it at an opponent or throws it down an opponent's mouth, causing them to explode.
A wild Ribombee Tasting the Bitter with the Sweet! Debut
Mina's Ribombee The Shape of Love to Come! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 花粉團 Fāfántyùhn
Mandarin 花粉團 / 花粉团 Huāfěntuán
France Flag.png French Boule Pollen
Germany Flag.png German Pollenknödel
Italy Flag.png Italian Sferapolline
South Korea Flag.png Korean 꽃가루경단 Kkotgaru Gyeongdan
Poland Flag.png Polish Puszek Pyłu
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Bola de Pólen
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bola de Polen



Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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