Poison Jab (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category 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
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM84
Sun/Moon 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.

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 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
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
Sun/Moon 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
Nidoran♂Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 37
NidorinoNidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 43
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 41
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 47
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 31
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 32
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
Level 1
SpinarakSpinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Level 43
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Level 50
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 49
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
Level 31
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 43
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 49
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 37
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 37

Learnt by TM

BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Alolan SandshrewSandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Alolan SandslashSandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Nidoran♀Nidoran♀
#029 / Poison
NidorinaNidorina
#030 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoran♂Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
NidorinoNidorino
#033 / Poison
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
SpinarakSpinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
SneaselSneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
WeavileWeavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
VenipedeVenipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
WhirlipedeWhirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
CobalionCobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Keldeo (Ordinary Forme)Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
GrubbinGrubbin
#736 / Bug
CharjabugCharjabug
#737 / Bug · Electric
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
MareanieMareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
ToxapexToxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
DewpiderDewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
AraquanidAraquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
TogedemaruTogedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
NihilegoNihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
BuzzwoleBuzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost