Acid Spray (move)

Acid Spray
アシッドボム Acid Bomb
Acid Spray IX.png
Acid Spray IX 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Acid Spray (Japanese: アシッドボム Acid Bomb) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TM013 in Generation IX.

Effect

Acid Spray inflicts damage and lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages. It has no effect on Pokémon with the Bulletproof ability.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Special
PP  20
Agile Strong
Power  40  30  50
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  50%  50%  100%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May lower the target's defensive stats

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
LA The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This may also lower the target’s defensive stats.
SV The user attacks by spitting fluid that works to melt the target. This also harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0023     Field Dragon 28 28 28 28 28
0024     Field Dragon 32 32 32 32 32
0114     Grass Grass 15
0072    
 
Water 3 Water 3 26 26XY
22ORAS
22
0073    
 
Water 3 Water 3 26 26XY
22ORAS
22
0088  
Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 15 15
0089  
Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 15 15
0223     Water 1 Water 2 6
0224     Water 1 Water 2 6
0316     Amorphous Amorphous 34 34XY
17ORAS
17 17 17
0317     Amorphous Amorphous 38 38XY
17ORAS
17 17 17
0434    
 
Field Field 32 32 19 9 9 6 9
0435    
 
Field Field 32 32 19 9 9 6
0455     Grass Grass 6
0465     Grass Grass 15
0568     Mineral Mineral 12 12 12 6
0569     Mineral Mineral 12 12 12 1
0588     Bug Bug 16
0589    
 
Bug Bug 16
0603     Amorphous Amorphous 49 49 49 49
0617     Bug Bug 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1
0704     Dragon Dragon 6
0705     Dragon Dragon 1, Evo. Evo.
0705  
Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
 
 
Dragon Dragon 6
0706     Dragon Dragon 1 1
0706  
Goodra
Hisuian Form
 
 
Dragon Dragon 6 1
0747    
 
Water 1 Water 1 40
0748    
 
Water 1 Water 1 42
0793    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47 15
0841    
 
Grass Dragon 4 4
0849  
Toxtricity
All forms
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1 1
0944    
 
Field Field 5
0945    
 
Field Field 5
0969    
 
Mineral Mineral 7
0970    
 
Mineral Mineral 7
0994    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0001    
 
Monster Grass
0002    
 
Monster Grass
0003    
 
Monster Grass
0023     Field Dragon
0024     Field Dragon
0043    
 
Grass Grass
0044    
 
Grass Grass
0045    
 
Grass Grass
0048    
 
Bug Bug
0049    
 
Bug Bug
0069    
 
Grass Grass
0070    
 
Grass Grass
0071    
 
Grass Grass
0072    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0073    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0080  
Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
0088     Amorphous Amorphous
0088  
Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0089     Amorphous Amorphous
0089  
Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0092    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0093    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0094    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0109     Amorphous Amorphous
0110     Amorphous Amorphous
0110  
Weezing
Galarian Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0126     Human-Like Human-Like
0151     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0167    
 
Bug Bug
0168    
 
Bug Bug
0182     Grass Grass
0194    
 
Water 1 Field
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field
0195    
 
Water 1 Field
0199  
Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
0211    
 
Water 2 Water 2
0211  
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
0215  
Sneasel
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field
0240     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0316     Amorphous Amorphous
0317     Amorphous Amorphous
0336     Field Dragon
0434    
 
Field Field
0435    
 
Field Field
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0454    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0467     Human-Like Human-Like
0493     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0559    
 
Field Dragon
0560    
 
Field Dragon
0603     Amorphous Amorphous
0604     Amorphous Amorphous
0690    
 
Water 1 Dragon
0691    
 
Water 1 Dragon
0705     Dragon Dragon
0705  
Sliggoo
Hisuian Form
 
 
Dragon Dragon
0706     Dragon Dragon
0706  
Goodra
Hisuian Form
 
 
Dragon Dragon
0747    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0748    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0757    
 
Monster Dragon
0758    
 
Monster Dragon
0841    
 
Grass Dragon
0849  
Toxtricity
All forms
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0904    
 
Water 2 Water 2 *
0936    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0938     Water 1 Water 1
0939     Water 1 Water 1
0944    
 
Field Field
0945    
 
Field Field
0948    
 
Grass Grass
0949    
 
Grass Grass
0965    
 
Mineral Mineral
0966    
 
Mineral Mineral
0969    
 
Mineral Mineral
0970    
 
Mineral Mineral
0980    
 
Water 1 Field
0994    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1015    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1016    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1025    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0069    
 
Grass Grass
0088     Amorphous Amorphous
0194    
 
Water 1 Field
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field
0211    
 
Water 2 Water 2
0211  
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
0223     Water 1 Water 2
0455     Grass Grass USUM
0559    
 
Field Dragon USUM
0597    
 
Grass Mineral
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Special move

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0069    
 
Grass Grass Island Scan - Route 5SM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0195    
 
Water 1 Field Wild Tera Pokémon - Timeless WoodsSVTM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Acid Spray deals damage and reduces the target's Sp. Defense by two stages.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDGtI 4 99 17 50 75% 98% Front Enemy Yes
SMD 4 99 17 40 75% 98% Front Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Acid Spray is a Charged Attack that has been available since March 19, 2019.

  Acid Spray
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 20
Energy cost 50
Duration 3 seconds
Damage window 2.1 - 2.8 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 20
Energy cost 45
Secondary effect   2 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                   
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Trainer Battles
  • May 31, 2021
    • Energy cost: 50 → 45

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Acid Spray
★★
Attack power 30.32355
Charge time 0.58 seconds
Range type Explosion Shot
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May lower the foe's Defense

Description

Games Description
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It also sharply lowers the enemy's Special Defense.
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It also sharply lowers the enemy's Sp. Def.


In the anime

 
Garbodor
 
Alolan Muk
 
Low Key Form Toxtricity
The user shoots fluid that works to melt the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Garbodor fires multiple globs of orange acid from the pipes on its right hand at the opponent.
A wild Garbodor Lost at the League! Debut
  Alolan Muk spits up a large glob of purple acid at the opponent.
The Revengers' Muk A Young Royal Flame Ignites! None
  Low Key Form Toxtricity forms a glob of purple acid in each of its hands and hurls them both at the opponent.
Pokémon hunter's Toxtricity HZ035 None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 酸液炸彈 Syūnyihk Jadáan *
酸液爆彈 Syūnyihk Baaudáan *
Mandarin 酸液炸彈 / 酸液炸弹 Suānyì Zhàdàn / Suānyè Zhàdàn *
酸液爆彈 Suānyì Bàodàn *
  French Bombe Acide
  German Säurespeier
  Italian Acidobomba
  Korean 애시드봄 Aesideubom
Portuguese   Brazil Spray Ácido (games, TCG, manga)
Bomba Ácida
  Portugal Bomba Ácida
  Spanish Bomba Ácida
  Thai ระเบิดกรด
  Turkish Asit Püskürtme
  Vietnamese Bom Axit


Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201
Added in SV 3.0.0
202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216
217218219220221222223224225226227228229


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