Spore (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Spore puts the target to sleep. Sleeping Pokémon cannot move (with some exceptions such as Snore). Sleep lasts for 1-3 turns.

Pokémon with the abilities Insomnia or Vital Spirit, or those behind a Substitute cannot be put to sleep.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Spore turns into Z-Spore and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Spore
Japanese キノコのほうし (Kinoko no Hōshi)
German Pilzspore
French Spore
Italian Spora
Spanish Espora

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A move that induces sleep.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Scatters a cloud of spores that always induce sleep.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user scatters bursts of fine spores that induce sleep.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user scatters bursts of spores that induce sleep.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user scatters bursts of spores that induce sleep.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user scatters bursts of spores that induce sleep.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user scatters bursts of spores that induce sleep.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Spore 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.

Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 22
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 22
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 40
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 50
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 62
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Level 36
Shiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 40