Essentials

Smog

Poison special

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 40% 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
30; percentile 8.7
Accuracy
70% ≈ 21.0 power
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
40
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

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 40% chance to poison the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may poison the foe.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An exhaust-gas attack that may also poison.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is attacked with exhaust gases. It may also poison the foe.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.

Foreign Names

Japanese
スモッグ (sumoggu)
Korean
스모그
French
Purédpois
German
Smog
Spanish
Polución
Italian
Smog
Czech
Smog

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
None
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
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 Smog.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Sludge Wave Poison special 10 95 100%

Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

Gunk Shot Poison physical 5 120 80%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Poison special 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Smog's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

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.
9 9 6 6 4 4 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
13 13 Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
52 52 Magmar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
Magmortar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
42 42 42 57 57 33 33 Flareon Fire Flash Fire
Guts
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 130 60 95 110 65 525
Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
13 13 9 8 8 8 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
13 13 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Mega Houndoom Mega Houndoom Dark Fire Solar Power ½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 90 140 90 115 600
4 4 4 4 4 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
19 19 19 Tepig Fire Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 63 45 45 45 45 308
20 20 20 Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 90 93 55 70 55 55 418
20 20 20 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
5 5 5 Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Chandelure Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
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.
• • • Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
• • • • • Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
• • • • Stunky Poison Dark Stench
Aftermath
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Field 63 63 47 41 41 74 329

21 Pokémon

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