Acid Armor (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Acid Armor raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Acid Armor has 40 PP.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Sharply raises the user's DEFENSE.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Liquifies the user’s body to sharply raise DEFENSE.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user alters its cells to liquefy itself and sharply raise DEFENSE.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
X/Y The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Acid Armor at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 40
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 43
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 29
Phione
#489 / Water
Level 31
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Level 31
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 31
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 31
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 31
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 29
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 32

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Acid Armor as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Slugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Amorphous
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Amorphous
Shellos
#422 / Water
Amorphous, Water 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Amorphous
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Amorphous
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Amorphous
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Amorphous
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Dragon, Water 1
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Dragon
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Dragon