Poison Jab (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Physical Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM84
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM84
X/Y TM84

Effects

Poison Jab deals damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

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
The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
X/Y The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Poison Jab 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.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 37
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 43
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 36
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 38
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 1
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Level 43
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Level 50
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 49
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 42
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 43
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 49
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass