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Poison Sting
どくばり Poison Needle
Poison Sting PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 15
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 35, max: 56
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: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Startles Pokémon who made an appeal before the user.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Poison Sting is a Poison-type move introduced in the Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may poison the target.
RSE A toxic attack with barbs, etc, that may poison.
FRLG The foe is stabbed with a toxic barb, etc. It may poison the foe.
DPPtHGSS The foe is stabbed with a poisonous barb of some sort. It may also poison the target.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
The user stabs the target with a poisonous stinger. This may also poison the target.
SMUSUMPE The user stabs the opponent with a poisonous stinger. In addition, the opponent gets poisoned.

Effect

In battle

Poison Sting does damage and has a 30% chance to poison the target. In a Double Battle, Poison Sting can target any Pokémon surrounding the user. In a Triple Battle, Poison Sting can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
013.png Weedle bug/poison 1 1 1
023.png Ekans poison 10 9 8
024.png Arbok poison 1, 10 1, 9 1, 8
027.png Sandshrew ground 24 17 17
028.png Sandslash ground 24 17 17
029.png Nidoran♀ poison 14 (RB)
17 (Y)
17 17
030.png Nidorina poison 14 (RB)
19 (Y)
19 18
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground 14 (RB) 1
032.png Nidoran♂ poison 14 (RB)
17 (Y)
17 17
033.png Nidorino poison 14 (RB)
19 (Y)
19 18
034.png Nidoking poison/ground 1 (RB)
14 (Y)
1 1
072.png Tentacool water/poison 18 1 1
073.png Tentacruel water/poison 1 1 1
167.png Spinarak bug/poison 1 1
168.png Ariados bug/poison 1 1
207.png Gligar ground/flying 1 1
211.png Qwilfish water/poison 1 1
265.png Wurmple bug 5
315.png Roselia grass/poison 9
331.png Cacnea grass 1
332.png Cacturne grass/dark 1
407.png Roserade grass/poison
416.png Vespiquen bug/flying
451.png Skorupi bug/poison
452.png Drapion poison/dark
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting
543.png Venipede bug/poison
544.png Whirlipede bug/poison
545.png Scolipede bug/poison
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
III IV V VI VII VIII
595.png Joltik bug/electric 013.png167.png168.png
207.png265.png451.png
452.png543.png544.png
545.png
013.png167.png168.png
207.png265.png451.png
452.png543.png544.png
545.png
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.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

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