Stun Spore (move)

Move data

Type Grass
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 75
PP 30  (max. 48)
Makes contact? No
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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user scatters a cloud of numbing powder that paralyzes the target.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Level 12
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 16
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 16
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 4
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 1
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 6
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 6
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Level 1
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 8
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Level 6
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Level 1
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Level 4

Learnt by breeding

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

Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Grass