Cross Poison (move)

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Cross Poison
クロスポイズン Cross Poison
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Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Cross Poison (Japanese: クロスポイズン Cross Poison) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV. It can be seen as a more powerful version of Poison Tail.

Effect

Cross Poison deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It has a 10% chance of poisoning the opponent.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS A slashing attack that may also leave the target poisoned. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2 A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
XYORAS
SM
A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass 1 1 1 1
167 Spinarak Spinarak
Bug Bug 47 47 47
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug 55 55 55
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Bug Water 3 50 61BW
49B2W2
49 49
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3 58 73BW
57B2W2
57 57
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass Dream World - Dream Park
347 Anorith Anorith
Water 3 Water 3 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★
Power = 38 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 10% chance to poison each target. Has a high critical hit ratio.
Used by : Crobat  Drapion

Pokémon GO

Cross Poison
Special Attack
Type Poison
Power 25
Energy bar 4
Duration 1.5 seconds
Critical rate 25%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
ParasParasect

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Cross Poison had a power of 20.

Description

Games Description
Conq. A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.

In the anime

Team Flare Grunt Skorupi Cross Poison.png Paul Drapion Cross Poison.png J Drapion Cross Poison.png None.png
Skorupi Paul's Drapion J's Drapion
The user crosses its arms and they start to glow purple. The user then slashes its opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
452 Drapion Drapion crosses its arms above its head and its hands and pincers start to glow purple. Drapion then slashes the opponent in an 'X' formation, or Drapion crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
J's Drapion Mutiny in the Bounty! Debut
Paul's Drapion Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
Celosia's Drapion From A to Z! None
451 Skorupi Skorupi crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Skorupi An Explosive Operation! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Cross Poison IV.png Cross Poison V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十字毒刃 Sahpjih Duhkyahn *
十字毒藥 Sahpjih Duhkyeuhk *
Mandarin 十字毒刃 Shí​zì​ Dú​rèn *
十字毒藥 / 十字毒药 Shí​zì​ Dú​yào *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kruisgif
France Flag.png French Poison-Croix
Germany Flag.png German Giftstreich
Greece Flag.png Greek Διασταύρωση Δηλητηρίου
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Cross Poison
Italy Flag.png Italian Velenocroce
South Korea Flag.png Korean 크로스포이즌 Cross Poison
Poland Flag.png Polish Kontratrucizna
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Veneno Cruzado
Corte Veneno (XY series)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cruz Venenosa
Romania Flag.png Romanian Crucea Otrăvitoare
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Veneno Cruzado
Spain Flag.png Spain Veneno X
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kesme Zehir


Variations of the move Slash
Physical SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
Physical Leaf Blade


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