Power Whip (move)

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Power Whip
パワーウィップ Power Whip
Power Whip.png
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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.

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.
SM 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
108 Lickitung Lickitung
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 49 53 53 53
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
50 50
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.
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 55 50
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 59
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 breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass HGSS
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
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
Special Attack
Type Grass
Power 90
Energy bar 2
Duration 2.6 seconds
Critical rate 0%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BulbasaurIvysaurBellsproutWeepinbellLickitungTangela
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Power Whip had a power of 60.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Power Whip had a power of 70, an energy bar of 1, and a duration of 2.8 seconds.

Tangela may only know this move if it was obtained before February 16, 2017.

In the anime

None.png Conway Lickilicky Power Whip.png Tangrowth Power Whip.png None.png
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

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Power Whip DPPt.png Power Whip HGSS.png Power Whip BW.png Power Whip B2W2.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 DPPt Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS BW BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

Spin-off 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 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


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