Poison Jab (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM84
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM84
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM84
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM84
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM26
Sword​/​Shield TR57

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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Poison Jab turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Poison Jab
Japanese どくづき (Dokudzuki)
German Gifthieb
French Direct Toxik
Italian Velenpuntura
Spanish Puya Nociva

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
Sword​/​Shield The target is stabbed with a tentacle, arm, or the like 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 36
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 40
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 40
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 32
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 32
Mareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 45
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 49
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 40
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Level 40
Pincurchin
#871 / Electric
Level 45

Learnt by TR

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Escavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Grubbin
#736 / Bug
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water