Essentials

Poison Gas

Poison status

Generation 1

Summary

Poisons the target.

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
90%
PP
40, up to 64 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
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

Poisons the target.

Meta

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

History

Before Black, White
Has 55% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

A move that may poison the foe.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Envelops the foe in a toxic gas that may poison.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is sprayed with a cloud of toxic gas that may poison the foe.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the foe’s face. It may poison the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon. It may poison those hit.

Generation 6
X, Y

A cloud of poison gas is sprayed in the face of opposing Pokémon. This may also poison those hit.

Foreign Names

Japanese
どくガス (dokugasu)
Korean
독가스
French
Gaz Toxik
German
Giftwolke
Spanish
Gas Venenoso
Italian
Velenogas
Czech
Jedovatý plyn

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Poison Gas.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

Pokémon

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Generation 5 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.
30 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
29 31 31 21 18 17 17 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
33 33 33 21 18 17 17 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
Koffing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
Weezing Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 120 85 70 60 490
9 9 9 9 9 Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
Swalot Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 73 83 73 83 55 467
4 4 4 Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474

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