Acid Downpour (move)

Acid Downpour
アシッドポイズンデリート Acid Poison Delete
Acid Downpour VII.png
Acid Downpour VII 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  Varies
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Jam  0  
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Acid Downpour (Japanese: アシッドポイズンデリート Acid Poison Delete) is a damage-dealing Poison-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII.


Generation VII

Acid Downpour inflicts damage. Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Cat.
Acid 100 Special
Acid Spray 100 Special
Belch 190 Special
Clear Smog 100 Special
Cross Poison 140 Physical
Gunk Shot 190 Physical
Poison Fang 100 Physical
Poison Jab 160 Physical
Poison Sting 100 Physical
Poison Tail 100 Physical
Sludge 120 Special
Sludge Bomb 175 Special
Sludge Wave 175 Special
Smog 100 Special
Venoshock 120 Special

Generation VIII onwards

Acid Downpour cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
SMUSUM The user creates a poisonous swamp using its Z-Power and sinks the target into it at full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Any non-Mega Evolved, non-Primal Pokémon can use Acid Downpour if it knows a damaging Poison-type move, holds a Poisonium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-RingSM or Z-Power RingUSUM.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Wicked Enforcer Acid Downpour Sync move Special 250 300 An opponent No additional effect. Plumeria & Salazzle



In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 強酸劇毒滅絕雨 Kèuhngsyūn-Kehkduhk Mihtjyuhtyúh
Mandarin 強酸劇毒滅絕雨 / 强酸剧毒灭绝雨 Qiángsuān-Jùdú Mièjuéyǔ
  French Déluge Causti-Toxique
  German Vernichtender Säureregen
  Italian Acidiluvio Corrosivo
  Korean 애시드포이즌딜리트 Aesideupoijeundilliteu
  Spanish Diluvio Corrosivo

Type-based Z-Moves
Breakneck BlitzAll-Out PummelingSupersonic SkystrikeAcid DownpourTectonic Rage
Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike

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