Essentials

Poison Jab

Poison physical

Generation 4

Summary

Has a 30% chance to poison 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
80; percentile 62.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 4
TM84
Generation 5
TM84
Generation 6
TM84

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the foe.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.

Foreign Names

French
Direct Toxik
Czech
Jedové bodnutí
Italian
Velenpuntura
German
Gifthieb
Spanish
Puya Nociva
Japanese
どくづき (dokudzuki)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Poison Jab.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Smog Poison special 20 30 70%

Has a 40% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Poison special 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Gunk Shot Poison physical 5 120 80%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Wave Poison special 10 95 100%

Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

Pokémon

Poison Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Poison Jab's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

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.
37 37 37 37 Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
37 37 37 37 Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
46 57 40 40 40 50 273
43 43 43 43 Nidorino Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
61 72 57 55 55 65 365
33 36 36 36 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
36 38 38 38 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
Rapidash Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 65 100 70 80 80 105 500
Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
Seaking Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 80 92 65 65 80 68 450
43 43 43 43 Spinarak Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 60 40 40 40 30 250
50 50 50 50 Ariados Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 90 70 60 60 40 390
Gliscor Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Poison Heal
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 95 125 45 75 95 510
49 49 49 49 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
52 52 42 42 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
38 43 43 43 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
41 49 49 49 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
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.
• Spinarak Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 60 40 40 40 30 250
• Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
84 84 84 84 Beedrill Bug Poison Swarm
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 90 40 45 80 75 395
84 84 84 84 Ekans Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
35 60 44 40 54 55 288
84 84 84 84 Arbok Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
60 85 69 65 79 80 438
84 84 84 84 Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
84 84 84 84 Sandslash Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 110 45 55 65 450
84 84 84 84 Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Monster
Field
55 47 52 40 40 41 275
84 84 84 84 Nidorina Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always female Undiscovered 70 62 67 55 55 56 365
84 84 84 84 Nidoqueen Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always female Undiscovered 90 92 87 75 85 76 505
84 84 84 84 Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
46 57 40 40 40 50 273
84 84 84 84 Nidorino Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
61 72 57 55 55 65 365
84 84 84 84 Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always male Monster
Field
81 102 77 85 75 85 505
84 84 84 84 Mankey Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
84 84 84 84 Primeape Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
84 84 84 84 Poliwrath Water Fighting Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 95 95 70 90 70 510
84 84 84 84 Machop Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
84 84 84 84 Machoke Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
84 84 84 84 Machamp Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
84 84 84 84 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
84 84 84 84 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
84 84 84 84 Rapidash Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 65 100 70 80 80 105 500
84 84 84 84 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
84 84 84 84 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
84 84 84 84 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
84 84 84 84 Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
84 84 84 84 Haunter Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
84 84 84 84 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
84 Gengar Mega Gengar Ghost Poison Shadow Tag ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 80 170 95 130 600
84 84 84 84 Hitmonlee Fighting Limber
Reckless
Unburden
always male Human-Like 50 120 53 35 110 87 455
84 84 84 84 Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
84 84 84 84 Rhydon Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
105 130 120 45 45 40 485
84 84 84 84 Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
84 84 84 84 Tangrowth Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 100 100 125 110 50 50 535
84 84 84 84 Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
84 84 84 84 Seaking Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 80 92 65 65 80 68 450
84 84 84 84 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
84 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
84 Mewtwo Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
84 84 84 84 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
84 84 84 84 Spinarak Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 60 40 40 40 30 250
84 84 84 84 Ariados Bug Poison Swarm
Insomnia
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 90 70 60 60 40 390
84 84 84 84 Dunsparce Normal Serene Grace
Run Away
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
84 84 84 84 Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Immunity
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
84 84 84 84 Gliscor Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Poison Heal
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 95 125 45 75 95 510
84 84 84 84 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
84 84 84 84 Sneasel Dark Ice Inner Focus
Keen Eye
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 55 95 55 35 75 115 430
84 84 84 84 Weavile Dark Ice Pressure
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Field 70 120 65 45 85 125 510
84 84 84 84 Donphan Ground Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Field 90 120 120 60 60 50 500
84 84 84 84 Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
84 84 84 84 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
84 Blaziken Mega Blaziken Fire Fighting Speed Boost ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 160 80 130 80 100 630
84 84 84 84 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
84 84 84 84 Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
84 84 84 84 Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
84 84 84 84 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
84 84 84 84 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
84 84 84 84 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
84 Medicham Mega Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power ½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 100 85 80 85 100 510
84 84 84 84 Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Leaf Guard
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
50 60 45 100 80 65 400
84 84 84 84 Roserade Grass Poison Natural Cure
Poison Point
Technician
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
60 70 65 125 105 90 515
84 84 84 84 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
84 84 84 84 Cacnea Grass Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
50 85 40 85 40 35 335
84 84 84 84 Cacturne Grass Dark Sand Veil
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Grass
Human-Like
70 115 60 115 60 55 475
84 84 84 84 Zangoose Normal Immunity
Toxic Boost
½ male, ½ female Field 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
84 84 84 84 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
84 84 84 84 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
84 84 84 84 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
84 84 84 84 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
84 84 84 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
84 84 84 84 Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
64 78 52 78 52 81 405
84 84 84 84 Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
76 104 71 104 71 108 534
84 84 84 84 Skuntank Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
84 84 84 84 Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 130 95 80 85 102 600
84 Garchomp Mega Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Force ½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 170 115 120 95 92 700
84 84 84 84 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
84 84 84 84 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
84 Lucario Mega Lucario Fighting Steel Adaptability ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 145 88 140 70 112 625
84 84 84 84 Skorupi Poison Bug Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
40 50 90 30 55 65 330
84 84 84 84 Drapion Poison Dark Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
70 90 110 60 75 95 500
84 84 84 84 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
84 84 84 84 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
84 84 84 84 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
84 84 84 84 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
84 84 84 Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 90 93 55 70 55 55 418
84 84 84 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
84 84 84 Drilbur Ground Sand Rush
Sand Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 40 30 45 68 328
84 84 84 Excadrill Ground Steel Sand Rush
Sand Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Field 110 135 60 50 65 88 508
84 84 84 Timburr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 80 55 25 35 35 305
84 84 84 Gurdurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 85 105 85 40 50 40 405
84 84 84 Conkeldurr Fighting Guts
Sheer Force
Iron Fist
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 105 140 95 55 65 45 505
84 84 84 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
84 84 84 Throh Fighting Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 120 100 85 30 85 45 465
84 84 84 Sawk Fighting Sturdy
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker
always male Human-Like 75 125 75 30 75 85 465
84 84 84 Leavanny Bug Grass Swarm
Chlorophyll
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 103 80 70 80 92 500
84 84 84 Venipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 30 45 59 30 39 57 260
84 84 84 Whirlipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 55 99 40 79 47 360
84 84 84 Scolipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 100 89 55 69 112 485
84 84 84 Maractus Grass Water Absorb
Chlorophyll
Storm Drain
½ male, ½ female Grass 75 86 67 106 67 60 461
84 84 84 Dwebble Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
50 65 85 35 35 55 325
84 84 84 Crustle Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
70 95 125 65 75 45 475
84 84 84 Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
84 84 84 Scrafty Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
65 90 115 45 115 58 488
84 84 84 Karrablast Bug Swarm
Shed Skin
No Guard
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 75 45 40 45 60 315
84 84 84 Escavalier Bug Steel Swarm
Shell Armor
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 135 105 60 105 20 495
84 84 84 Joltik Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 47 50 57 50 65 319
84 84 84 Galvantula Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 77 60 97 60 108 472
84 84 84 Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
84 84 84 Ferrothorn Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
74 94 131 54 116 20 489
84 84 84 Axew Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
46 87 60 30 40 57 320
84 84 84 Fraxure Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
66 117 70 40 50 67 410
84 84 84 Haxorus Dragon Rivalry
Mold Breaker
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
76 147 90 60 70 97 540
84 84 84 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
84 84 84 Mienfoo Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
45 85 50 55 50 65 350
84 84 84 Mienshao Fighting Inner Focus
Regenerator
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
65 125 60 95 60 105 510
84 84 84 Pawniard Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 45 85 70 40 40 60 340
84 84 84 Bisharp Dark Steel Defiant
Inner Focus
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 65 125 100 60 70 70 490
84 84 84 Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490
84 84 84 Volcarona Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
84 84 84 Cobalion Steel Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 129 90 72 108 580
84 84 84 Terrakion Rock Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 129 90 72 90 108 580
84 84 84 Ordinary Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
84 84 Keldeo Resolute Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
84 Chespin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 56 61 65 48 45 38 313
84 Quilladin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 61 78 95 56 58 57 405
84 Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 88 107 122 74 75 64 530
84 Pangoro Fighting Dark Iron Fist
Mold Breaker
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
95 124 78 69 71 58 495
84 Binacle Rock Water Sniper
Tough Claws
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
84 Barbaracle Rock Water Sniper
Tough Claws
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500
84 Hawlucha Fighting Flying Limber
Unburden
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 78 92 75 74 63 118 500
84 Phantump Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
43 70 48 50 60 38 309
84 Trevenant Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
85 110 76 65 82 56 474

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