Stun Spore (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 75
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Stun Spore paralyzes the target, if it hits. Paralyzed Pokémon have a 25% chance of not being able to attack, and their Speed is decreased by 50% (75% in Generations 1-6).

Electric type Pokémon, those with the ability Limber or those behind a Substitute cannot be paralyzed.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Stun Spore turns into Z-Stun Spore and raises Special Defense one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Stun Spore
Japanese しびれごな (Shibire Gona)
German Stachelspore
French Para-Spore
Italian Paralizzante
Spanish Paralizador

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A move that may paralyze the foe.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Scatters a powder that may paralyze the foe.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Paralyzing dust is scattered wildly. It may paralyze the foe.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user scatters a cloud of paralyzing powder. It may paralyze the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user scatters a cloud of paralyzing powder. It may leave the target with paralysis.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user scatters a cloud of numbing powder that paralyzes the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user scatters a cloud of numbing powder that paralyzes the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Stun 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.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 13
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 14
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 14
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Level 6
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 1
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Level 6
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 23
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 23
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 17
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 17
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 19
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 30
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Level 14
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Level 14
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Level 14
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Level 15
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 26
Shroomish
#285 / Grass
Level 5
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Level 1
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Level 5
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 10
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 10
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 30
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 10
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 22
Scatterbug
#664 / Bug
Level 6
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Level 7
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 1
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 7

Learnt by breeding

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