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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM26

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.

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

Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
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
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
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
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
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
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon