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Worry Seed

Grass status

Generation 4

Summary

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

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
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

If the target's ability is Truant or Multitype, this move will fail.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A seed that causes worry is planted on the foe. It prevents sleep by making its ability Insomnia.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia.

Generation 6
X, Y

A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making the target’s Ability Insomnia.

Foreign Names

Japanese
なやみのタネ (nayaminotane)
Korean
고민씨
French
Soucigraine
German
Sorgensamen
Spanish
Abatidoras
Italian
Affannoseme
Czech
Semínko starostí

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Worry Seed.

Pokémon

Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
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.
31 31 31 31 31 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
36 36 36 36 36 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
39 39 39 39 39 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
39 Venusaur Mega Venusaur Grass Poison Thick Fat ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 100 123 122 120 80 625
33 33 33 33 33 Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
34 34 40 40 40 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
40 40 48 48 48 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
40 40 54 54 54 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
25 25 25 19 19 Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
25 25 25 19 19 Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
29 29 29 29 29 Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
16 16 16 16 16 Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
28 28 28 28 28 Cherubi Grass Chlorophyll ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
45 35 45 62 53 35 275
30 30 30 30 30 Cherrim Grass Flower Gift ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
70 60 70 87 78 85 450
55 55 55 55 55 Land Shaymin Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
55 55 55 55 Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600
16 Skiddo Grass Sap Sipper
Grass Pelt
½ male, ½ female Field 66 65 48 62 57 52 350
16 Gogoat Grass Sap Sipper
Grass Pelt
½ male, ½ female Field 123 100 62 97 81 68 531
11 Pumpkaboo Small Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 66 70 44 55 56 335
11 Average Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 49 66 70 44 55 51 335
11 Pumpkaboo Large Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 54 66 70 44 55 46 335
11 Pumpkaboo Super Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 59 66 70 44 55 41 335
11 Gourgeist Small Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 85 122 58 75 99 494
11 Average Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 122 58 75 84 494
11 Gourgeist Large Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 75 95 122 58 75 69 494
11 Gourgeist Super Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 100 122 58 75 54 494
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
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.
• • • • • Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
• • • • • Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
• • • • • Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
• • • • • Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
• • • • • Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
• • • Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
• • • • • Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
• • • • • Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
• • • Cottonee Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
40 27 60 37 50 66 280
• • • Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
• • • Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
• • • Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 50 40 50 75 335
• • • Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs ½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bulbasaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 49 65 65 45 318
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ivysaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 63 80 80 60 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Oddish Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Grass 45 50 55 75 65 30 320
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gloom Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Stench
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 65 70 85 75 40 395
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Effect Spore
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 85 110 90 50 490
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bellossom Grass Chlorophyll
Healer
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 80 95 90 100 50 490
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
35 70 55 45 55 25 285
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Parasect Bug Grass Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp
½ male, ½ female Bug
Grass
60 95 80 60 80 30 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bellsprout Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 50 75 35 70 30 40 300
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Weepinbell Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 90 50 85 45 55 390
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Victreebel Grass Poison Chlorophyll
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Grass 80 105 65 100 70 70 490
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 95 95 85 125 65 55 520
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Leafeon Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 110 130 60 65 95 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chikorita Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
45 49 65 49 65 45 318
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bayleef Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
60 62 80 63 80 60 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sunflora Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 75 55 105 85 30 425
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Celebi Psychic Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Treecko Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
40 45 35 65 55 70 310
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Grovyle Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
50 65 45 85 65 95 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seedot Grass Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
40 40 50 30 30 30 220
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nuzleaf Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
70 70 40 60 40 60 340
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shiftry Grass Dark Chlorophyll
Early Bird
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field
Grass
90 100 60 90 60 80 480
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shroomish Grass Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 40 60 40 60 35 295
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore
Poison Heal
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 130 80 60 60 70 460
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roserade Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 70 65 125 105 90 515
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tropius Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
99 68 83 72 87 51 460
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Plant Wormadam Bug Grass Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 59 85 79 105 36 424
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cherubi Grass Chlorophyll ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
45 35 45 62 53 35 275
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cherrim Grass Flower Gift ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
70 60 70 87 78 85 450
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Carnivine Grass Levitate ½ male, ½ female Grass 74 100 72 90 72 46 454
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snover Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
60 62 50 62 60 40 334
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Abomasnow Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
90 92 75 92 85 60 494
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Land Shaymin Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Shaymin Sky Shaymin Grass Flying Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 103 75 120 75 127 600
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snivy Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
45 45 55 45 55 63 308
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Servine Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
60 60 75 60 75 83 413
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Serperior Grass Overgrow
Contrary
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Grass
75 75 95 75 95 113 528
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pansage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Simisage Grass Gluttony
Overgrow
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Munna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 76 25 45 67 55 24 292
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Musharna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 116 55 85 107 95 29 487
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sewaddle Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 53 70 40 60 42 310
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swadloon Bug Grass Leaf Guard
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 63 90 50 80 42 380
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 103 80 70 80 92 500
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cottonee Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
40 27 60 37 50 66 280
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Whimsicott Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 67 85 77 75 116 480
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Petilil Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 45 35 50 70 50 30 280
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lilligant Grass Chlorophyll
Own Tempo
Leaf Guard
always female Grass 70 60 75 110 75 90 480
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Deerling Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 50 40 50 75 335
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sawsbuck Normal Grass Chlorophyll
Sap Sipper
Serene Grace
½ male, ½ female Field 80 100 70 60 70 95 475
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Foongus Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 69 55 45 55 55 15 294
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Amoonguss Grass Poison Effect Spore
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 114 85 70 85 80 30 464
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs ½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ferrothorn Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
74 94 131 54 116 20 489
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Virizion Grass Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 72 90 129 108 580

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