Stun Spore (move)

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Stun Spore
しびれごな Numbing Powder
Stun Spore.png
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Type  Grass
Category  Status
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  —
Accuracy  75%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Badly startles all Pokémon that made good appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles all Pokémon that successfully showed their appeal.

Stun Spore (Japanese: しびれごな Numbing Powder) is a non-damaging Grass-type move introduced in Generation I.

It appears to be a paralyzing counterpart to Poison Powder and Sleep Powder, as the accuracy, Contest group, appeal, effects, Japanese names and animation are the same or very similar. They are also usually learned at the same level or in a similar pattern.

Effect

Generations I and II

Stun Spore paralyzes the target.

Generations III to V

Stun Spore cannot affect targets with Limber as their Ability.

Generation VI

Grass-type and Electric-type Pokémon, Pokémon with Overcoat, and Pokémon holding the Safety Goggles are now immune to Stun Spore.

Description

Games Description
Stad A special move that causes paralysis. When paralyzed, the victim has a one-in-four chance of immobility.
Stad2 Special move that causes paralysis. The victim has a one-in-four chance of immobility.
GSC A move that may paralyze the foe.
RSE Scatters a powder that may paralyze the foe.
FRLG Paralyzing dust is scattered wildly. It may paralyze the foe.
Colo.XD Scatters a powder that may paralyze the target.
DPPtHGSS The user scatters a cloud of paralyzing powder. It may paralyze the target.
BWB2W2 The user scatters a cloud of paralyzing powder. It may leave the target with paralysis.
XYORAS
SM
The user scatters a cloud of numbing powder that paralyzes the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Bug 16RGB
14Y
14 14 12 12 12 13
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass 17 16 16 15 15 15XY
14ORAS
14
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass 1, 17 16 16 15 15 15XY
14ORAS
14
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass 1, 17 1 1 1 1 1 1
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass 13 7 7 6 6 6 6
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass 1, 13 1, 7 1, 7 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6 1, 6
048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Bug 30 28 28 23 23 23 23
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug 30 28 28 23 23 23 23
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass 21 19 19 17 17 17 17
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
Grass Grass 23 19 19 17 17 17 17
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass 1
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
Grass Grass 32 25 25 19 19 19 19
114 Tangela Tangela
Grass Grass 36 34 37 29 29BW
30B2W2
30 30
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass 1 1 1 1 1 1
187 Hoppip Hoppip
Fairy Grass 15 15 14 14 14 14
188 Skiploom Skiploom
Fairy Grass 15 15 14 14 14 14
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff
Fairy Grass 15 15 14 14 14 14
267 Beautifly Beautifly
Bug Bug 17 17 17 17XY
15ORAS
15
284 Masquerain Masquerain
Water 1 Bug 40 33 33 33XY
26ORAS
26
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass 7 9 9 9XY
5ORAS
5
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass 1, 7 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5
315 Roselia Roselia
Fairy Grass 13 10 10 10 10
406 Budew Budew
Undiscovered Undiscovered 10 10 10 10
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
Grass Grass 29 29BW
30B2W2
30 30
546 Cottonee Cottonee
Grass Fairy 10 10 10
548 Petilil Petilil
Grass Grass 22 22 22
664 Scatterbug Scatterbug
Bug Bug 6 6
666 Vivillon Vivillon
Bug Bug 1 1
742 Cutiefly Cutiefly
Bug Fairy 7
743 Ribombee Ribombee
Bug Fairy 1, 7
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
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass
590 Foongus Foongus
Grass Grass
664 Scatterbug Scatterbug
Bug Bug
755 Morelull Morelull
Grass Grass
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

Description

Games Description
MDRB Causes paralysis in surrounding foes. A Pokémon affected by paralysis is incapable of attacking or using moves.
MDS Afflicts enemies within a 1-tile range with a Paralysis status condition. A Pokémon with the Paralysis condition has slowed movement and is incapable of action.

In the anime

Kenny Breloom Stun Spore.png James Amoonguss Stun Spore.png Officer Jenny Parasect Stun Spore.png Jeremy Butterfree PoisonPowder.png
Breloom Amoonguss Parasect Butterfree
The user scatters a cloud of paralyzing powder.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
012 Butterfree Butterfree flies over the opponent and an orange mist comes out of its wings, paralyzing it.
Ash's Butterfree The Water Flowers of Cerulean City Debut
Multiple Butterfree Battle Aboard the St. Anne None
Multiple wild Butterfree Mewtwo Returns None
Jeremy's Butterfree Weekend Warrior None
114 Tangela Tangela shakes its body and waves of orange powder comes out of it and hits the opponent, paralyzing it.
Erika's Tangela Pokémon Scent-sation None
048 Venonat Venonat shakes its fur and an orange mist is released from its body. Any Pokémon that gets trapped in the mist becomes paralyzed.
Aya's Venonat The Ninja Poké-Showdown! None
A Venonat Conway trained briefly Camping it Up! None
049 Venomoth Venomoth flaps its wings and an orange powder comes out of them. Any Pokémon that gets trapped in the mist becomes paralyzed.
Koga's Venomoth The Ninja Poké-Showdown! None
A wild Venomoth The Bug Stops Here! None
Chaz's Venomoth All Things Bright and Beautifly! None
Katie's Venomoth Shocks and Bonds None
046 Paras Paras shakes its mushrooms and an orange powder comes out of them and at the opponent, paralyzing it.
Cassandra's Paras The Problem with Paras None
045 Vileplume A tornado of topaz mist comes out of the hole on Vileplume's head, paralyzing anyone who comes into contact with the dust, or Vileplume releases a ball of orange dust into the air that lands on the opponent, paralyzing them, or Vilepulme releases a sparkling orange powder with white sparkles in it from the hole on its head
Jessebelle's Vileplume Holy Matrimony! None
A wild Vileplume The Stun Spore Detour None
Multiple wild Vileplume Whichever Way the Wind Blows None
A Coordinator's Vileplume A Hurdle for Squirtle None
Nicolette's Vileplume May's Egg-Cellent Adventure None
A wild Vileplume Bucking the Treasure Trend! None
A Pokémon Performer's Vileplume A Showcase Debut! None
043 Oddish Oddish lowers the leaves in front on its head and an orange powder is released from them, paralyzing anyone who comes into contact with the dust.
Mariah's Oddish Foul Weather Friends None
071 Victreebel Victreebel releases an orange mist from its mouth at the opponent.
James's Victreebel The Fortune Hunters None
A wild Victreebel Danger, Sweet as Honey! None
182 Bellossom Bellossom releases an orange mist from the flowers on its head.
Multiple wild Bellossom Whichever Way the Wind Blows None
Noelle's Bellossom Strategy Begins at Home! None
047 Parasect Parasect shakes its mushroom and an orange powder comes out of it at the opponent, or Parasect releases an orange powder from under its mushroom at the opponent.
A wild Parasect Hocus Pokémon None
Officer Jenny's Parasect Gulpin it Down None
285 Shroomish Shroomish releases a stream or cloud of orange powder from the hole on its head at the opponent.
Alex's Shroomish Taming of the Shroomish None
A wild Shroomish A Corphish Out of Water None
A Coordinator's Shroomish Win, Lose or Drew! None
315 Roselia Roselia releases an orange powder from the flowers on its hands at the opponent, paralyzing it.
Drew's Roselia Now That's Flower Power! None
044 Gloom Gloom shakes its head and an orange powder comes out of the flower on its head at the opponent.
A wild Gloom Grass Hysteria! None
A wild Gloom Pinch Healing! None
A wild Gloom A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways! None
286 Breloom Breloom releases an orange mist from the holes on its head at the opponent, or Breloom shakes its body and releases a brown mist from its body all around it.
Fighting Dojo's Breloom Pasta La Vista! None
Kenny's Breloom Team Shocker! None
269 Dustox Dustox flaps its wings and releases a mist of orange powder at the opponent, paralyzing it.
Jessie's Dustox Gymbaliar! Dustox cannot legally learn Stun Spore
189 Jumpluff Jumpluff releases a sparkling yellow powder from the three dandelions on its body at the opponent.
A Coordinator's Jumpluff Dressed for Jess Success! None
546 Cottonee Cottonee turns to its side and waves one of its leaves upward, releasing a wave of sparkling golden powder from it that falls on the opponent.
A wild Cottonee Cottonee in Love! None
590 Foongus Foongus releases sparkling orange powder from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Foongus Expedition to Onix Island! None
548 Petilil Petilil releases white sparkling powder at the opponent.
Nursery's Petilil Unrest at the Nursery! None
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss waves its arms, releasing sparkling orange powder from them at the opponent, paralyzing it.
James's Amoonguss New Places... Familiar Faces! None
A wild Amoonguss The Journalist from Another Region! None
666Ele Vivillon Vivillon's releases sparkling orange powder from its body, paralyzing the opponent.
A wild Vivillon To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler! None

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP110 Salveyo weed Ash's Pokédex An effective Stun Spore antidote can be be made by boiling the leaves of the Salveyo weed. Salveyo weed is found on clear lake bottoms wherever Vileplume live. Poliwag are also found in the vicinity of this plant.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In The Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In other generations

Stun Spore I.png Stun Spore II.png Stun Spore III.png Stun Spore IV.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
Stun Spore V.png Stun Spore PMD RB.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
Stun Spore Stad.png Stun Spore Stad2.png Stun Spore Colo.png Stun Spore XD.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

Trivia

  • Stun Spore is the only Grass-type move able to paralyze the opponent.
  • In the anime, as of the Best Wishes series, Stun Spore was often shown to poison opponents instead of paralyze them.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 麻痹粉 Mábì Fěn
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Omráčení
Denmark Flag.png Danish Lammestøv
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Verdeelspoor
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pökräitiö (original series)
Tyrmäysitiö (AG series)
France Flag.png French Para-Spore
Germany Flag.png German Stachelspore
Greece Flag.png Greek Παραλυτικός Σπόρος Parhalitikós Spóros
India Flag.png Hindi Stun Spore
बेहोशी का धुआ Behoshi ka dhua
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Serbuk Kesemutan
Italy Flag.png Italian Paralizzante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 저리가루 Jeori Garu
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Sjokkbølger
Poland Flag.png Polish Oszałamiający Proszek
Pył Szoku
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Pó Atordoante
Esporos Atordoantes (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Esporos Paralizantes
Esporos Atordoantes
Romania Flag.png Romanian Sporul Orbitor
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Ošamućujuća Spora
Spain Flag.png Spanish Paralizador
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Chocksporer
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Sersemleştirme Tozu
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bột Tê Liệt



Variations of the move Poison Powder
Status Poison PowderStun Spore
Formerly a variation
Status Glare


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