Acid Armor (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Acid Armor turns into Z-Acid Armor and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Acid Armor
Japanese とける (Tokeru)
German Säurepanzer
French Acidarmure
Italian Scudo Acido
Spanish Armadura Ácida

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 45
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 32
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 32
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 32
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Level 24
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
Meltan
#808 / Steel
Level 32
Melmetal
#809 / Steel
Level 32
Milcery
#868 / Fairy
Level 30
Alcremie
#869 / Fairy
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

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