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Acid
ようかいえき Melting Liquid
Acid VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 30, max: 48
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
No description given

Acid is a Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may lower DEFENSE.
RSE Sprays a hide-melting acid. May lower DEFENSE.
FRLG The foe is sprayed with a harsh, hide-melting acid that may lower DEFENSE.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.
XYORAS The opposing Pokémon are attacked with a spray of harsh acid. This may also lower their Sp. Def stats.
SMUSUMPE The opposing Pokémon gets hit by a spray of harsh acid. In addition, it may lower the opponents' Sp. Def stats.
SWSHBDSPLA Opposing Pokémon are attacked with a spray of harsh acid. This may also lower their Sp. Def stats.

Effect

In battle

From Generation I to Generation III, Acid does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by 1 stage. As of Generation IV, Acid does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1 stage. In a Double Battle, Acid targets both foes. In a Triple Battle, Acid only targets adjacent foes.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
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
II III IV V VI VII VIII
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.

Special move

Generation VII

Gallery

Main games

Main series

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