Poison Jab (move)

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM84
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
Nidoran♂
#032 / Poison
Level 37
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Level 43
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 41
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 47
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 31
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 32
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 1
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Level 1
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 1
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Level 43
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Level 50
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 49
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 31
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 43
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 49
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 1
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Mareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 37
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 37
Poipole
#803 / Poison
Level 37
Naganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
Level 37

Learnt by TM

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Grubbin
#736 / Bug
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug