Essentials

Dustox

Dustox

Bug Poison

Abilities

Shield Dust

Protects against incoming moves' extra effects.

Hidden Ability

Compound Eyes

Increases moves' accuracy to 1.3×.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ¼
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
269
Hoenn
18 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Original Sinnoh
52 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
52 Platinum

Names

Spanish
Dustox
Chinese
毒粉蝶
French
Papinox
Italian
Dustox
German
Pudox
Korean
독케일
Japanese
ドクケイル (dokukeiru)
Official roomaji
Dokucale

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
135 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Special Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen 5% Silver Powder Silver Powder
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell
Generation 5 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell
Generation 6 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Wurmple Silcoon Level up, starting at level 7 Beautifly Level up, starting at level 10
Cascoon Level up, starting at level 7 Dustox Level up, starting at level 10

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
60
39.0 293 324
Attack
50
19.4 168 199
Defense
70
52.6 208 239
Special Attack
50
28.0 168 199
Special Defense
90
78.1 248 279
Speed
65
49.7 198 229
Total
385
36.7

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★★★✯☆
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★★★✯
Total
10/15/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Toxic powder is scattered with each flap. At night, it is known to strip leaves off trees lining boulevards.

Generation 6
Y

It violently flutters its wings to scatter toxic dust when attacked. It becomes active after sunset.

Sprites

Dustox Dustox Dustox Dustox
Dustox Dustox Dustox Dustox

Miscellany

Species
Poison Moth Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Dustox
Shape
Lepidopterous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Dustox
12

3'11.2"
1.2 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Dustox
316

69.7 lb
31.6 kg

Locations

Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

Bug and Poison moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
10 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

10 10 10 10 10 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

13 13 13 13 13 13 Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 20 20 20 20 Moonlight Fairy status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

24 24 24 24 24 24 Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

31 31 31 31 31 31 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

34 34 34 34 34 34 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

38 38 38 38 38 38 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

41 41 41 41 41 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

45 45 Quiver Dance Bug status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

Level up, learned by Cascoon but not Dustox
Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

7 7 7 7 7 7 Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Level up, learned by Wurmple but not Dustox
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

5 5 5 5 5 5 Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

15 15 15 15 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Electroweb Electric special 15 55 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Tutor, learned by Cascoon but not Dustox
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 16 16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

30 30 30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

51 51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

53 53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

62 62 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

62 62 62 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

H5 70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

89 89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

H5 H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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