Essentials

Cotton Spore

Grass status

Generation 2

Summary

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
100%
PP
40, up to 64 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

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

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

Meta

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

History

Before Black, White
Has 85% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Sharply reduces the foe's SPEED.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Spores cling to the foe, sharply reducing SPEED.

FireRed, LeafGreen

Cotton-like spores cling to the foe, sharply reducing its SPEED stat.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user releases cottonlike spores that cling to the foe, sharply reducing its Speed stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user releases cotton-like spores that cling to the target, harshly reducing its Speed stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user releases cotton-like spores that cling to the opposing Pokémon, which harshly lowers their Speed stats.

Foreign Names

French
Spore Coton
Spanish
Esporagodón
German
Baumwollsaat
Czech
Chmýří
Italian
Cottonspora
Japanese
わたほうし (watahoushi)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that has the judge's attention.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Enables the user to perform first in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Cotton Spore.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

Pokémon

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.
23 23 19 19 11 11 Mareep Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
55 40 40 65 45 35 280
27 27 20 20 11 11 Flaaffy Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
70 55 55 80 60 45 365
27 27 20 20 11 11 Ampharos Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 75 85 115 90 55 510
11 Ampharos Mega Ampharos Electric Dragon Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 95 105 165 110 45 610
25 25 28 34 34 34 Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250
29 29 32 40 40 40 Skiploom Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
55 45 50 45 65 80 340
33 33 32 44 44 44 Jumpluff Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
75 55 70 55 95 110 460
41 49 49 49 49 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
47 59 59 59 59 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
17 17 17 Cottonee Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
40 27 60 37 50 66 280
Whimsicott Grass Fairy Prankster
Infiltrator
Chlorophyll
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 67 85 77 75 116 480
18 18 18 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
17 Swirlix Fairy Sweet Veil
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Fairy 62 48 66 59 57 49 341
17 Slurpuff Fairy Sweet Veil
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Fairy 82 80 86 85 75 72 480
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.
• • • • Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 40 30 35 50 70 55 280
• • • • • Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400

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