Acid Spray (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
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 Pokemon.

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 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
Level 28
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
Level 32
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 22
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 22
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Level 15
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Level 15
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 17
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
Level 17
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Level 19
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 19
TrubbishTrubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 12
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 12
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 49
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 1
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
Level 4
NihilegoNihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Level 47

Learnt by breeding

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

BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Grass
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Grass
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Grass
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Amorphous
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Amorphous
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Field, Water 1
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Grass, Mineral