Razor Leaf (move)

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Razor Leaf
はっぱカッター Leaf Cutter
Razor Leaf VIII.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Physical
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  55
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Affected by how well the appeal in front goes.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Razor Leaf (Japanese: はっぱカッター Leaf Cutter) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Razor Leaf deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio.

In battles with multiple opponents, Razor Leaf targets all adjacent foes. Razor Leaf will also destroy grass patches found in the background of battles.

Razor Leaf can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining three extra appeal points if the move Growth was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Grass-type attack that sends sharp-edged leaves at the target. Likely to get a critical hit.
Stad2 A Grass-type attack that uses sharp-edged leaves. Likely to get a critical hit.
GSC Has a high critical hit ratio.
RSEColo.XD Cuts the enemy with leaves. High critical-hit ratio.
FRLG The foe is hit with a cutting leaf. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
DPPBR A sharp-edged leaf is launched to slash at the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
PtHGSS Sharp-edged leaves are launched to slash at the foe. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2 Sharp-edged leaves are launched to slash at the opposing team. Critical hits land more easily.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
Sharp-edged leaves are launched to slash at the opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.
SwSh Sharp-edged leaves are launched to slash at opposing Pokémon. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 27 20 20 19 19 19 19SMUSUM
23PE
12
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 30 22 22 20 20 20 20SMUSUM
31PE
12
003 Venusaur Venusaur
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 30 22 22 20 20 20 20SMUSUM
31PE
12
043 Oddish Oddish
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 18PE
044 Gloom Gloom
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 18PE
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 33 37 37 39 39 39 39SMUSUM
22PE
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 38 42 42 39 39 39 44SMUSUM
27PE
071 Victreebel Victreebel
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
083 Farfetch'd Farfetch'd
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying 13PE
152 Chikorita Chikorita
GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 8 8 6 6 6 6
153 Bayleef Bayleef
GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 1, 8 1, 8 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
154 Meganium Meganium
GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 1, 8 1, 8 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
191 Sunkern Sunkern
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 29 29BW
16B2W2
16 16
192 Sunflora Sunflora
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 10 13 29 29BW
16B2W2
16 16
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass 1 1 1XY
14ORAS
1, Evo. 1, Evo.
275 Shiftry Shiftry
GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass 1 1 1 1 1
357 Tropius Tropius
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass 11 11 11 11XY
1ORAS
1
387 Turtwig Turtwig
GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 13 13 13 13
388 Grotle Grotle
GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 13 13 13 13
389 Torterra Torterra
GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 26 26 26 26
459 Snover Snover
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 5 5 5 5 20
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow
GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 20
470 Leafeon Leafeon
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 15 15BW
9B2W2
9 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
540 Sewaddle Sewaddle
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 15 15 15
541 Swadloon Swadloon
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1
542 Leavanny Leavanny
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1, 15 1, 15 1, 15
546 Cottonee Cottonee
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy 19 19 19 15
547 Whimsicott Whimsicott
GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy 1
669 Flabébé Flabébé
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 15 15
670 Floette Floette
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 15 15
670 Floette Floette
Eternal Flower
FairyIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 15 15
672 Skiddo Skiddo
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 13 13
673 Gogoat Gogoat
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 13 13
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 16 16 12
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 16 16 12
722 Rowlet Rowlet
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 15SM
14USUM
15
723 Dartrix Dartrix
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 15SM
14USUM
15
724 Decidueye Decidueye
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying 15SM
14USUM
15
753 Fomantis Fomantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 10 15
754 Lurantis Lurantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 1, 10 15
761 Bounsweet Bounsweet
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 13 12
762 Steenee Steenee
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 1, 13 1
763 Tsareena Tsareena
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 1, 13 1
798 Kartana Kartana
GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13
810 Grookey Grookey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 12
811 Thwackey Thwackey
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 12
812 Rillaboom Rillaboom
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass 12
829 Gossifleur Gossifleur
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 12
830 Eldegoss Eldegoss
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 12
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
043 Oddish Oddish
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
270 Lotad Lotad
WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
406 Budew Budew
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
420 Cherubi Cherubi
GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
455 Carnivine Carnivine
GrassIC 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.


In other games

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Razor Leaf has 4 base power, 17PP and 84% accuracy. The attack travels up to 10 tiles away and hits the first Pokémon it encounters, ally or enemy. This move has an increased critical-hit ratio.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move's base power has been decreased to 2, its PP to 12, and its accuracy to 79.8%.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 95%
Effect: Has a high critical hit ratio.
Users: Swadloon   Whimsicott
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.

Super Smash Bros. series

Razor Leaf is Ivysaur's side special move. When used, a single leaf is thrown in a slightly random trajectory (though it is very close to straight), dealing damage and knockback on those it hits.

Chikorita uses Razor Leaf after coming out of a Poké Ball in Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Snivy uses Razor Leaf after coming out of a Poké Ball in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U. However, it cannot legitimately learn this move in the main series games.

Pokémon GO

GO Grass.png Razor Leaf
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 13
Energy boost 7
Duration 1 second
Damage window 0.6 - 0.85 seconds
Razor Leaf GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 11
Energy boost 4
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility

Ivysaur Venusaur Oddish Gloom Vileplume Victreebel Bayleef Meganium Bellossom Sunkern Sunflora Lotad Lombre Ludicolo Nuzleaf Shiftry Roselia Tropius Turtwig Grotle Torterra Budew Roserade Cherrim Cherrim Abomasnow Leafeon Leavanny Cottonee Whimsicott

By Elite Fast TM

Weepinbell

By GO Snapshot

Smeargle

As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Energy boost: 7 → 12
  • February 16, 2017
    • Energy boost: 12 → 8
    • Duration: 1.45 → 1.5 seconds
    • Damage window: 1.25 - 1.45 → 0.6 - 0.85 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 15 → 13
    • Energy boost: 8 → 7
    • Duration: 1.5 → 1 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • January 31, 2019
    • Power: 8 → 11

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It has a high critical-hit rate.
BSL はなれたポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい
Conq. A sharp-edged leaf is launched to slash at the target. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
MDGtI It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It has a high critical-hit rate.
SMD It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It has a high critical-hit rate.

In the anime

In the main series


In Pokémon Origins


In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Colosseum Snatchers manga


In the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Core series games

Razor Leaf I.png Razor Leaf II.png Razor Leaf III.png Razor Leaf DP.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
Razor Leaf PtHGSS.png Razor Leaf V.png Razor Leaf VI.png Razor Leaf VII.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 DP 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

Razor Leaf Stadium.png Razor Leaf Stad2.png Razor Leaf Colo.png Razor Leaf XD.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
Razor Leaf 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

Spin-off series games

Razor Leaf PMD RB.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

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 飛葉快刀 Fēiyihp Faaidōu *
飛葉快攻 Fēiyihp Faaigūng *
葉子飛刀 Yihpjí Fēidōu *
蕉葉 Jīuyihp *
Mandarin 飛葉快刀 / 飞叶快刀 Fēiyè Kuàidāo
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Listová břitva
Denmark Flag.png Danish Barberblad
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Messcherpblad
Finland Flag.png Finnish Viiltolehti (original series)
Lehtiterä (Advanced Generation)
Razor Leaf*
Keytä terälehtiä*
France Flag.png European French Tranch'herbe
Germany Flag.png German Rasierblatt
Greece Flag.png Greek Φύλλα Ξυράφι Fýlla Xyráfi
India Flag.png Hindi तेज़ धार वाले पत्ते Tez Dhaar Waale Patte
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Pisau Daun
Italy Flag.png Italian Foglielama
South Korea Flag.png Korean 잎날가르기 Ipnalgareugi
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Barberblad
Poland Flag.png Polish Ostry Liść*
Ostre Pnącza*
Dzikie Ostrze*
Ostrze*
Ostre Pędy*
Liściasty Podmuch*
Ostrze Pędu*
Atak Pnączem*
Bumerang z Liści*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Folha Navalha (games, early anime, Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon-present, Flashfire-present, manga)
Folha Gilete (BW106-Pokémon the Series: XY, Diamond & Pearl-Legendary Treasures)
Folha Cortante (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Folha Navalha
Folha Gilete
Romania Flag.png Romanian Frunza Ucigașă
Russia Flag.png Russian Лезвие Lezviye
Бристволист Bristvolist
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Oštri List
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Hojas Navaja
Hojas Filosas
Spain Flag.png Spain Hoja Afilada
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Rakbladslöv
Rakbladsblad*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Jilet Yaprak
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Lá Cắt



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