Essentials

Acid Armor

Poison status

Generation 1

Summary

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 2
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost ½
  • Grass 2
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel 0
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Sharply raises the user's DEFENSE.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Liquifies the user’s body to sharply raise DEFENSE.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user alters its cells to liquefy itself and sharply raise DEFENSE.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Foreign Names

Japanese
とける (tokeru)
Korean
녹기
French
Acidarmure
German
Säurepanzer
Spanish
Armadura Ácida
Italian
Scudo Acido
Czech
Rozpuštění

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Flavor text
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Acid Armor.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Barrier Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Pokémon

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
55 55 40 34 39 39 40 40 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
60 60 45 34 44 42 43 43 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
42 47 47 47 64 64 29 29 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
31 31 31 31 Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
31 31 31 31 Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
31 31 31 Vanillite Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 36 50 50 65 60 44 305
31 31 31 Vanillish Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 51 65 65 80 75 59 395
31 31 31 Vanilluxe Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 71 95 85 110 95 79 535
29 29 29 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
32 32 32 Shelmet Bug Hydration
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 40 85 40 65 25 305
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
• • • • • Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
• Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
• • • Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
• • • Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
• • • Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
• Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
• Goomy Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 50 35 55 75 40 300

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