Essentials

Petal Dance

Grass special

Generation 1

Summary

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon ½
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying ½
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 2
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel ½
  • Water 2

Stats

Power
120; percentile 88.7
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Random opponent
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User is forced to attack with this move for 2–3 turns,selected at random. After the last hit, the user becomes confused.

Safeguard does not protect against the confusion from this move.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

History

Before Black, White
Has 90 power. Has 20 PP.
Before Diamond, Pearl
Has 70 power.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Works 2-3 turns and confuses user.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A rampage of 2 to 3 turns that confuses the user.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user attacks with petals for two to three turns, then gets confused.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user attacks by scattering petals for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks the target by scattering petals for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks the target by scattering petals for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.

Foreign Names

Japanese
はなびらのまい (hanabiranomai)
Korean
꽃잎댄스
French
Danse-Fleur
German
Blättertanz
Spanish
Danza Pétalo
Italian
Petalodanza
Czech
Tanec listů

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Petal Dance.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Pokémon

Grass Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Petal Dance's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
32 32 32 32 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
32 Mega Venusaur Mega Venusaur Grass Poison Thick Fat ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 100 123 122 120 80 625
33 39 39 41 41 41 41 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
38 44 44 53 53 53 53 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
44 53 53 53 53 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
44 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
32 32 32 32 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
31 37 33 33 28 28 Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
49 40 40 37 37 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
25 25 25 25 Cherrim Grass Flower Gift ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
70 60 70 87 78 85 450
46 46 46 Lilligant Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 70 60 75 110 75 90 480
38 38 38 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
45 Flabébé Fairy Flower Veil
Symbiosis
always female Fairy 44 38 39 61 79 42 303
51 Floette Fairy Flower Veil
Symbiosis
always female Fairy 54 45 47 75 98 52 371
51 Eternal Floette Eternal Floette Fairy Flower Veil
Symbiosis
always female Fairy 74 65 67 125 128 92 551
Florges Fairy Flower Veil
Symbiosis
always female Fairy 78 65 68 112 154 75 552
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318

17 Pokémon

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