Cross Poison (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Physical Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Cross Poison deals damage and has a 10% chance of poisoning the target. It also has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A slashing attack that may also leave the target poisoned. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Cross Poison at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 1
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Level 47
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Level 55
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 1
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 61
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 57

Learnt by breeding

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

Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Bug
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Water 3
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Water 3
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Bug
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Bug
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Bug