Acid Spray (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Acid Spray inflicts damage and lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Acid Spray turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Acid Spray
Japanese アシッドボム (Acid Bomb)
German Säurespeier
French Bombe Acide
Italian Acidobomba
Spanish Bomba Ácida

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Acid Spray 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.

Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 9
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 9
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 6
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 1
Karrablast
#588 / Bug
Level 16
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Level 16
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 1
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 1
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Level 15
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Level 4
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 1
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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