Smog (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   Special
Power 30
Accuracy 70
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Smog deals damage and has a 40% chance of poisoning the target.

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Smog has base power 20.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Smog turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Smog
Japanese スモッグ (Smog)
German Smog
French Purédpois
Italian Smog
Spanish Polución

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may poison the foe.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An exhaust-gas attack that may also poison.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is attacked with exhaust gases. It may also poison the foe.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.
Sword​/​Shield The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Smog 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.

Koffing
#109 / Poison
Level 4
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Level 1
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 20
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 1
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Level 5
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 1
Turtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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