Acid Spray (move)

Acid Spray
アシッドボム Acid Bomb
Acid Spray VIII.png
Acid Spray VIII 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
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.

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.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly reduces the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon 28 28 28SMUSUM
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 32 32 32SMUSUM
072   Tentacool
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 26 26XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM
073   Tentacruel
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 26 26XY
22ORAS
22SMUSUM
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 15SMUSUM
089   Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 15SMUSUM
316   Gulpin
  Amorphous Amorphous 34 34XY
17ORAS
17
317   Swalot
  Amorphous Amorphous 38 38XY
17ORAS
17
434   Stunky
 
 
Field Field 32 32 19 9
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field 32 32 19 9
568   Trubbish
  Mineral Mineral 12 12 12 6
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral 12 12 12 1
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug 16
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug 16
603   Eelektrik
  Amorphous Amorphous 49 49 49
617   Accelgor
  Bug Bug 1, 4 1, 4 1, 4 1
705   Sliggoo
  Dragon Dragon 1, Evo.
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon 1
793   Nihilego
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 47 15
841   Flapple
 
 
Grass Dragon 4
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass
088   Grimer
  Amorphous Amorphous
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
455   Carnivine
  Grass Grass USUM
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon USUM
597   Ferroseed
 
 
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.


Special move

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
069   Bellsprout
 
 
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.


In other 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

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
The user spits fluid that works to melt the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Garbodor 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
  Muk Alolan Muk spits up a large drop of purple acid at the opponent.
The Revengers' Muk A Young Royal Flame Ignites! 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 Acid Bomb
Portuguese   Brazil Spray Ácido (Pokémon GO, TCG, manga)
Bomba Ácida
  Portugal Bomba Ácida
  Spanish Bomba Ácida
  Thai ระเบิดกรด
  Turkish Asit Püskürtme
  Vietnamese Bom Axit



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