Cross Poison
クロスポイズン Cross Poison
Cross Poison VII.png
Introduced: Generation IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 70
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Contest Data
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Cross Poison is a Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS A slashing attack that may also leave the target poisoned. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2 A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.

Effect

In battle

Cross Poison does damage and has a high chance of being a Critical Hit. It also has a 10% chance to poison the target. In a Double Battle, Cross Poison can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Cross Poison can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
IV V VI VII VIII
047.png Parasect bug/grass 1 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
167.png Spinarak bug/poison 47 47 47 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
168.png Ariados bug/poison 55 55 55 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
169.png Crobat poison/flying 1 1 1 Evolve {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
451.png Skorupi poison/bug 50 61 (BW)
49 (B2W2)
49 49 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
452.png Drapion poison/dark 58 73 (BW)
57 (B2W2)
57 57 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
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
IV V VI VII VIII
046.png Paras bug/grass 047.png451.png452.png 047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
207.png Gligar ground/flying 047.png451.png452.png 047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
347.png Anorith rock/bug 451.png452.png 451.png452.png 451.png452.png 451.png452.png
595.png Joltik bug/electric 047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.png
047.png167.png168.png
451.png452.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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