Acid
ようかいえき Melting Liquid
Acid(Let's Go).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.

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
VII VIII
023.png Ekans poison 38 37 32
024.png Arbok poison 47 43 38
043.png Oddish grass/poison 24 23 23
044.png Gloom grass/poison 28 24 24
045.png Vileplume grass/poison 1
069.png Bellsprout grass/poison 26 24 24
070.png Weepinbell grass/poison 29 24 24
071.png Victreebel grass/poison 1
072.png Tentacool water/poison 1 19 19
073.png Tentacruel grass/poison 1 1 19
108.png Lickitung normal
345.png Lileep rock/grass 15
346.png Cradily rock/grass 1, 15
537.png Seismitoad water/ground
603.png Eelektrik electric
604.png Eelektross electric
616.png Shelmet bug
690.png Skrelp poison/water
691.png Dragalge poison/dragon
793.png Nihilego rock/poison
803.png Poipole poison
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon
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
V VI VII VIII
213.png Shuckle bug/rock 616.png 616.png 616.png
331.png Cacnea grass 043.png044.png
069.png070.png
043.png044.png
069.png070.png
043.png044.png
069.png070.png
043.png044.png
069.png070.png
043.png044.png
069.png070.png
607.png Litwick fire/ghost 603.png604.png 603.png604.png 603.png604.png
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.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

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