Essentials

Sleep Powder

Grass status

Generation 1

Summary

Puts the target to sleep.

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
— (no damage)
Accuracy
75%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

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

Puts the target to sleep.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

May cause the foe to fall asleep.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Scatters a powder that may cause the foe to sleep.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A sleep-inducing dust is scattered in high volume around a foe.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust around the foe.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust around the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust around the target.

Foreign Names

French
Poudre Dodo
Italian
Sonnifero
German
Schlafpuder
Spanish
Somnífero
Czech
Uspávací pyl
Japanese
ねむりごな (nemurigona)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Sleep Powder.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Sing Normal status 15 55%

Puts the target to sleep.

Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

Lovely Kiss Normal status 10 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

Spore Grass status 15 100%

Puts the target to sleep.

Grass Whistle Grass status 15 55%

Puts the target to sleep.

Dark Void Dark status 10 80%

Puts the target to sleep.

Pokémon

Red, Blue Yellow 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.
41 41 15 15 13 13 13 13 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
46 46 15 15 13 13 13 13 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
55 55 15 15 13 13 13 13 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
13 Venusaur Mega Venusaur Grass Poison Thick Fat ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 100 123 122 120 80 625
17 15 15 15 12 12 12 12 Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
19 19 18 18 17 17 17 17 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
19 19 18 18 17 17 17 17 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
38 38 36 36 29 29 29 29 Venonat Bug Poison Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 55 50 40 55 45 305
43 43 42 42 29 29 29 29 Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
18 18 15 15 13 13 13 13 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
18 18 15 15 13 13 13 13 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
48 48 37 37 23 23 23 23 Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
39 39 4 4 5 5 4 4 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
5 5 4 4 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
17 17 16 16 16 16 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
17 17 16 16 16 16 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
17 17 16 16 16 16 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
10 10 10 Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
Vivillon Bug Flying Shield Dust
Compound Eyes
Friend Guard
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 52 50 90 50 89 411
Red, Blue Yellow 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.
• • • • Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
• • • • Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
• • • • Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454

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