Poison Fang (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Physical Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Poison Fang deals damage and has a 50% chance of badly poisoning the target. Badly poisoned Pokémon will lose an increasing amount of HP at the end of each turn.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Poison Fang has a 30% chance of badly poisoning the target.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A sharp-fanged attack. May badly poison the foe.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is bitten with toxic fangs. It may also badly poison the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user bites the foe with toxic fangs. It may also leave the foe badly poisoned.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user bites the target with toxic fangs. It may also leave the target badly poisoned.
X/Y The user bites the target with toxic fangs. This may also leave the target badly poisoned.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Poison Fang 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.

Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Level 45
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Level 58
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 37
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 42
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 41
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 47
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 42
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 27
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 23
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 23

Learnt by breeding

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

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Fairy, Field
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster