Power Whip (move)

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Power Whip
パワーウィップ Power Whip
Power Whip VIII.png
Power Whip VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the more the crowd is excited.

Power Whip (Japanese: パワーウィップ Power Whip) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TR72 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Power Whip inflicts damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user violently whirls its vines or tentacles to harshly lash the foe.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user violently whirls its vines or tentacles to harshly lash the target.
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
The user violently whirls its vines, tentacles, or the like to harshly lash the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
003 Venusaur Venusaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 1PE
071 Victreebel Victreebel
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1, 54PE
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1PE
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1PE
108 Lickitung Lickitung
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 49 53 53 53SMUSUM
45PE
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
50 50SMUSUM
54PE
455 Carnivine Carnivine
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 47 51 50 50
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 49 53 1, 53 1, 53
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
53 53
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 40 40 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 55 50 67
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 53USUM 1
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 59 64
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
ElectricIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 59
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
TR72
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
003 Venusaur Venusaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
407 Roserade Roserade
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
858 Hatterene Hatterene
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
861 Grimmsnarl Grimmsnarl
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like
878 Cufant Cufant
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
879 Copperajah Copperajah
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass HGSS
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass USUM
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 IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass My Pokémon Ranch
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 GO

Power Whip
GO Grass.png Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 90
Energy cost 50 50
Duration 2.6 seconds
Damage window 1.25 - 2.35 seconds
Power Whip GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 90
Energy cost 50 50
Secondary effect  ?
Effect chance  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BulbasaurIvysaurBellsproutWeepinbellLickitungSmeargleCarnivineTangrowth*Ferrothorn

Tangela*

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 60 → 70
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 70 → 90
    • Energy cost: 100 → 50
    • Duration: 2.8 → 2.6 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.5 - 2.8 → 1.25 - 2.35 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy.

In the anime

Team Rocket Bellsprout Power Whip.png Conway Lickilicky Power Whip.png Tangrowth Power Whip.png None.png
Bellsprout Lickilicky Tangrowth
A whip-like part of the user's body glows purple and grows longer; it is then used to attack the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
465 Tangrowth Both of Tangrowth's arms glow purple and it hits the opponent with them.
A wild Tangrowth Promoting Healthy Tangrowth! Debut
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky's tongue glows purple and it extends its tongue, slamming it into the opponent.
Conway's Lickilicky Working on a Right Move! None
069 Bellsprout One of Bellsprout's leaves glows light green and grows larger. Bellsprout then strikes the opponent with the leaf.
Team Rocket's Bellsprout SS012 None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Power Whip DPPt.png Power Whip BW.png
Power Whip B2W2.png
Power Whip.png Power Whip VII.png
Power Whip VII 2.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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

Side series games

Power Whip PBR.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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
Chinese Cantonese 強力鞭打 Jānglihk Bīndá *
能量鞭打 Nàhngleuhng Bīndá *
Mandarin 強力鞭打 / 强力鞭打 Qiánglì Biāndǎ *
能量鞭打 Néngliàng Biāndǎ *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Krachtzweep
France Flag.png French Mégafouet
Germany Flag.png German Blattgeißel
Greece Flag.png Greek Βούρδουλας Voúrdoulas
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Power Whip
Italy Flag.png Italian Vigorcolpo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파워휩 Power Whip
Poland Flag.png Polish Potężny Bicz
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Chicote Poderoso (games, TCG)
Chicote do Poder (anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Super Chicote
Spain Flag.png Spanish Latigazo
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Roi Năng Lượng


Variations of the move Megahorn
Physical MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades


Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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