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Poison Powder
({{{kanji}}} {{{romaji}}})
Poison Powder PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison.gif
Category: Type Status.gif
Power: N/A
Accuracy: 75%
PP: 35
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.png Bulbasaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
20 15 15 13 13
002.png Ivysaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
22 15 15 13 13
003.png Venusaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
22 15 15 13 13
012.png Butterfree Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
15RB
13Y
13 13 12 12
043.png Oddish Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 14 14 13 13
044.png Gloom Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
1, 15 1, 14 1, 14 13 13
045.png Vileplume Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 1 1
046.png Paras Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
13 13 6 6
047.png Parasect Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
1, 13 1, 13 1, 6 1, 6
048.png Venonat Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
24RB
22Y
20 20 13 13
049.png Venomoth Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
1, 24RB
22Y
20 20 13 13
069.png Bellsprout Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 17 17 15 15
070.png Weepinbell Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 17 17 15 15
071.png Victreebel Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15
102.png Exeggcute Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
37 31 31 21 21
114.png Tangela Type Grass.gif 32 13 19 15 15BW
14B2W2
152.png Chikorita Type Grass.gif 15 15 9 9
153.png Bayleef Type Grass.gif 15 15 1, 9 1, 9
154.png Meganium Type Grass.gif 15 15 1, 9 1, 9
187.png Hoppip Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
13 13 12 12
188.png Skiploom Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
13 13 12 12
189.png Jumpluff Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
13 13 12 12
285.png Shroomish Type Grass.gif 28 25 25
414.png Mothim Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
29 29
465.png Tangrowth Type Grass.gif 15 15BW
14B2W2
546.png Cottonee Type Grass.gif 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.png Bulbasaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
002.png Ivysaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
003.png Venusaur Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
14PE
TBA
012.png Butterfree Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
12 13 TBA
043.png Oddish Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
12PE
TBA
044.png Gloom Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
1, 12PE
TBA
045.png Vileplume Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
1 1 TBA
046.png Paras Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
6 6 TBA
047.png Parasect Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
1, 6 1, 6 TBA
048.png Venonat Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
1, 14PE
TBA
049.png Venomoth Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
13 13SMUSUM
1, 14PE
TBA
069.png Bellsprout Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 15SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
070.png Weepinbell Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
15 15SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
102.png Exeggcute Type Grass.gif
Type Psychic.gif
21 21SMUSUM
18PE
TBA
114.png Tangela Type Grass.gif 14 14SMUSUM
17PE
TBA
152.png Chikorita Type Grass.gif 9 9 TBA
153.png Bayleef Type Grass.gif 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
154.png Meganium Type Grass.gif 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
187.png Hoppip Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
12 12 TBA
188.png Skiploom Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
12 12 TBA
189.png Jumpluff Type Grass.gif
Type Flying.gif
12 12 TBA
269.png Dustox Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
15ORAS 15 TBA
414.png Mothim Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
29 29 TBA
465.png Tangrowth Type Grass.gif 14 14 TBA
546.png Cottonee Type Grass.gif
Type Fairy.gif
22 22 TBA
666.png Vivillon Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
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.png Foongus Type Grass.gif
Type Poison.gif
Grass
664.png Scatterbug Type Bug.gif Bug
755.png Morelull Type Grass.gif
Type Fairy.gif
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.


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