Sleep Powder
ねむりごな Sleep Powder
Sleep Powder.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Grass.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power:
Accuracy: 75%
PP: 15 (Max. 24)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: Yes
Magic Bounce: Yes
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that made appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Sleep Powder is a Grass-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC May cause the foe to fall asleep.
RSE Scatters a powder that may cause the foe to sleep.
FRLG A sleep-inducing dust is scattered in high volume around a foe.
DPPtHGSS The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust around the foe.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust around the target.
SMUSUMPE The user scatters a big cloud of sleep-inducing dust on the opponent.

Effect

In battle

Sleep Powder causes the target to fall asleep.

Sleep Powder will have no effect on Pokémon with Insomnia, Sap Sipper, Vital Spirit. As of Generation VI, Sleep Powder also has no effect on grass-type Pokémon or Pokémon with Overcoat.

In a Double Battle, Sleep Powder can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Sleep Powder can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
001.png Bulbasaur grass/poison 41 15 15
002.png Ivysaur grass/poison 46 15 15
003.png Venusaur grass/poison 55 15 15
012.png Butterfree bug/flying 17 (RB)
15 (Y)
15 15
043.png Oddish grass/poison 19 18 18
044.png Gloom grass/poison 19 18 18
045.png Vileplume grass/poison 1, 19
048.png Venonat bug/poison 38 36 36
049.png Venomoth bug/poison 43 42 42
069.png Bellsprout grass/poison 18 15 15
070.png Weepinbell grass/poison 18 15 15
071.png Victreebel grass/poison 1, 18 1 1
102.png Exeggcute grass/psychic 48 37 37
114.png Tangela grass 39 4 4
187.png Hoppip grass/flying 17 17
188.png Skiploom grass/flying 17 17
189.png Jumpluff grass/flying 17 17
465.png Tangrowth grass
548.png Petilil grass
666.png Vivillon bug/flying
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Groups Father
III IV V VI VII VIII
315.png Roselia grass/poison 001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
TBA
406.png Budew grass/poison 001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
TBA
455.png Carnivine grass 001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
001.png002.png003.png
069.png070.png071.png
102.png114.png465.png
187.png188.png189.png
TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

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