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
SwShBDSPLA
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
54
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
50 50SMUSUM
54PE
48
455 Carnivine Carnivine
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 47 51 50 50 50BDSP
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster 49 53 1, 53 1, 53 54
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 54 54BW
53B2W2
53 53 48
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral 40 40 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwSh
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 55 50 67SwSh
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 53USUM 1SwSh
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 59 64SwSh
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 59 65SwSh
893 Zarude Zarude
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 84SwSh
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 SwSh
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass SwSh
003 Venusaur Venusaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass SwSh
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass SwSh
108 Lickitung Lickitung
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster SwSh
114 Tangela Tangela
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass SwSh
130 Gyarados Gyarados
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon SwSh
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass SwSh
346 Cradily Cradily
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 SwSh
407 Roserade Roserade
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass SwSh
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster SwSh
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass SwSh
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 SwSh
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 SwSh
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral SwSh
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon SwSh
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous SwSh
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass SwSh
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral SwSh
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug SwSh
858 Hatterene Hatterene
PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy SwSh
861 Grimmsnarl Grimmsnarl
DarkIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Human-Like SwSh
878 Cufant Cufant
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral SwSh
879 Copperajah Copperajah
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral SwSh
893 Zarude Zarude
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 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 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 BDSP
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass BDSP
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass USUM BDSP
406 Budew Budew
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass BDSP
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.


By event

Generation VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
893 Zarude Zarude
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Jungle Zarude
European Jungle Zarude
893 Zarude Zarude
Dada
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Forest of Okoya Dada Zarude
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Power Whip is a move with 42 base power, 80% accuracy, and 8 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 118 141 85% An opponent No additional effect

Pokémon GO

GO Grass.png Power Whip
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:
Standard eligibility
BulbasaurIvysaurBellsproutWeepinbellLickitungCarnivineTangrowthFerrothornGoodraZarude
By Elite Charged TM
Tangela
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

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
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Rocket Prize Master Bellsprout Power Whip.png Conway Lickilicky Power Whip.png Tangrowth Power Whip.png Rose Copperajah Power Whip.png
Bellsprout Lickilicky Tangrowth Copperajah
A whip-like part of the user's body begins to glow; 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 Flash of the Titans! None
879 Copperajah Copperajah lifts up its trunk and strikes the opponent with it. Sometimes, its trunk glows light green when using it.
Rose's Copperajah Sword and Shield: "From Here to Eternatus!" None
598 Ferrothorn One of Ferrothorn's feelers glows light green. Ferrothorn then strikes the opponent with the end of the feeler, or two of Ferrothorn's vines glow light green, and it strikes the opponent with them.
Rose's Ferrothorn Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! None
A Trainer's Ferrothorn Secrets of the Jungle None
Goh's Ferrothorn Trial on a Golden Scale! None
893 Zarude The vines on Zarude's wrists and body glow light green and extend either one or all at their opponent, attacking it.
Dada Secrets of the Jungle None
407 Roserade A glowing green vine comes out of each the bunches of flowers at the end of Roserade's arms, and it hits the opponent with them.
Cynthia's Roserade JNS04 None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

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 Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Silový bič
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 (Pokémon GO, JN012-present, TCG)
Chicote do Poder (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Super Chicote
Spain Flag.png Spanish Latigazo
Thailand Flag.png Thai พาวเวอร์วิป
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Roi Năng Lượng



Variations of the move Megahorn
PhysicalIC.png MegahornPower WhipPrecipice Blades


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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