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Poison Powder
(どくのこな PoisonPowder)
Poison Powder(Let's Go)
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison
Category: Type Status
Power:
Accuracy: 75%
PP: 35 (max. 56)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: No
Magic Bounce: Yes
Magic Coat: Yes
Mirror Move: Yes
Snatch: No
Contest Data
Contests
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.
Super Contests
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Poison Powder (どくのこな PoisonPowder), formatted as PoisonPowder prior to Generation VI, is a Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GS / C A move that may poison the foe.
RS / E Scatters a toxic powder that may poison the foe.
FRLG A cloud of toxic dust is scattered. It may poison the foe.
DP / Pt / HGSS A cloud of poisonous dust is scattered on the foe.
BW / B2W2 The user scatters a poisonous dust on the target. It may poison the foe.
XY / ORAS The user scatters a poisonous dust on the target. This may also poison the target.
SM / USUM The user scatters a poisonous dust that poisons the target.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Poison Powder causes the target to be poisoned. The target will lose HP equal to 1/8 of their max HP each turn.

Poison Powder has no effect on Poison and Steel-type Pokémon. Pokémon with the Immunity ability are also unaffected by this move.

In a Double Battle, Poison Powder can target any Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

As of Generation VI, Poison Powder has no effect on Grass-type Pokémon or Pokémon with the Overcoat ability.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
001 Bulbasaur Type Grass
Type Poison
20 15 15 13 13
002 Ivysaur Type Grass
Type Poison
22 15 15 13 13
003 Venusaur Type Grass
Type Poison
22 15 15 13 13
012 Butterfree Type Bug
Type Flying
15RB
13Y
13 13 12 12
043 Oddish Type Grass
Type Poison
15 14 14 13 13
044 Gloom Type Grass
Type Poison
1, 15 1, 14 1, 14 13 13
045 Vileplume Type Grass
Type Poison
15 1 1
046 Paras Type Bug
Type Grass
13 13 6 6
047 Parasect Type Bug
Type Grass
1, 13 1, 13 1, 6 1, 6
048 Venonat Type Bug
Type Poison
24RB
22Y
20 20 13 13
049 Venomoth Type Bug
Type Poison
1, 24RB
22Y
20 20 13 13
069 Bellsprout Type Grass
Type Poison
15 17 17 15 15
070 Weepinbell Type Grass
Type Poison
15 17 17 15 15
071 Victreebel Type Grass
Type Poison
15
102 Exeggcute Type Grass
Type Poison
37 31 31 21 21
114 Tangela Type Grass 32 13 19 15 15BW
14B2W2
152 Chikorita Type Grass 15 15 9 9
153 Bayleef Type Grass 15 15 1, 9 1, 9
154 Meganium Type Grass 15 15 1, 9 1, 9
187 Hoppip Type Grass
Type Flying
13 13 12 12
188 Skiploom Type Grass
Type Flying
13 13 12 12
189 Jumpluff Type Grass
Type Flying
13 13 12 12
285 Shroomish Type Grass 28 25 25
414 Mothim Type Bug
Type Flying
29 29
465 Tangrowth Type Grass 15 15BW
14B2W2
546 Cottonee Type Grass 22
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Pokémon Type Level
VI VII VIII
001 Bulbasaur Type Grass
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
002 Ivysaur Type Grass
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
003 Venusaur Type Grass
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
012 Butterfree Type Bug
Type Flying
12 13 TBA
043 Oddish Type Grass
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
12PE
TBA
044 Gloom Type Grass
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
1, 12PE
TBA
045 Vileplume Type Grass
Type Poison
1 1 TBA
046 Paras Type Bug
Type Grass
6 6 TBA
047 Parasect Type Bug
Type Grass
1, 6 1, 6 TBA
048 Venonat Type Bug
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
1, 14PE
TBA
049 Venomoth Type Bug
Type Poison
13 13SMUSUM
1, 14PE
TBA
069 Bellsprout Type Grass
Type Poison
15 15SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
070 Weepinbell Type Grass
Type Poison
15 15SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
102 Exeggcute Type Grass
Type Psychic
21 21SMUSUM
18PE
TBA
114 Tangela Type Grass 14 14SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
152 Chikorita Type Grass 9 9 TBA
153 Bayleef Type Grass 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
154 Meganium Type Grass 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
187 Hoppip Type Grass
Type Flying
12 12 TBA
188 Skiploom Type Grass
Type Flying
12 12 TBA
189 Jumpluff Type Grass
Type Flying
12 12 TBA
269 Dustox Type Bug
Type Poison
15ORAS 15 TBA
414 Mothim Type Bug
Type Flying
29 29 TBA
465 Tangrowth Type Grass 14 14 TBA
546 Cottonee Type Grass
Type Fairy
22 22 TBA
666 Vivillon Type Bug
Type Flying
1 1 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.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Group(s)
590 Foongus Type Grass
Type Poison
Grass
664 Scatterbug Type Bug Bug
755 Morelull Type Grass
Type Fairy
Grass
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Gallery

Main games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures

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