Venoshock (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM09
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM09
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM09
Sword​/​Shield TM74

Effects

Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Venoshock turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Venoshock
Japanese ベノムショック (Venom Shock)
German Giftschock
French Choc Venin
Italian Velenoshock
Spanish Cargatóxica

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. Its power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. This move’s power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. This move’s power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
Sword​/​Shield The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. This move’s power is doubled if the target is poisoned.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Venoshock 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 23
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Level 37
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Level 43
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Level 43
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Level 20
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 16
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Level 27
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 27
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 36
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 36
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Level 26
Whirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
Level 28
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Level 28
Mareanie
#747 / Poison · Water
Level 25
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Level 25
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Level 37
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 39
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Level 23
Poipole
#803 / Poison
Level 13
Naganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
Level 13

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison