Antidote

Antidote
どくけし
Antidote
Antidote
Antidote
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VIII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Fling
Power 30

The Antidote (Japanese: どくけし Antidote) is a type of status condition healing medicine introduced in Generation I. It cures a Pokémon of poison.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
 100  50
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
 200  100

Effect

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures a Pokémon from poisoning.

Description

Games Description
Stad An antidote for curing a poisoned Pokémon.
GSC Cures poisoned Pokémon.
RSEColo.XD Heals a poisoned Pokémon.
FRLG A spray-type medicine. It heals one Pokémon from a poisoning.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A spray-type medicine. It lifts the effect of poison from one Pokémon.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A spray-type medicine for poisoning. It can be used once to lift the effects of being poisoned from a Pokémon.
PE
SwSh
A spray-type medicine for treating poisoning. It can be used to lift the effects of being poisoned from a single Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RGBY
RBY
Viridian Forest Viridian, Pewter, Cerulean, Lavender Poké Marts; Celadon Department Store
GSC Routes 30GS and 31GS, Ilex ForestC, Goldenrod Underground Cherrygrove, Violet, Azalea, Ecruteak, Olivine, Mahogany, Viridian, Pewter, Lavender Poké Marts; Just a Souvenir Shop (after defeating Team Rocket), Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store
Purchased by the player's Mom
RSE Route 104 Oldale, Petalburg, Rustboro, Slateport, Mauville, Verdanturf, Fallarbor, Lavaridge, Fortree Poké Marts; Lilycove Department Store
PickupE
FRLG Viridian Forest, Mt. Moon, Underground Path (Kanto Routes 5-6), Underground Path (Kanto Routes 7-8) Viridian, Pewter, Cerulean, Vermilion, Lavender Poké Marts; Celadon Department Store
Colo. In the player's Bag at the start of the game Phenac, Pyrite Poké Marts; Outskirt Stand
XD Pokémon HQ Lab, Realgam Tower (Battle CD 04 completion prize) Phenac, Agate, Gateon Poké Marts
Pickup
DPPt Routes 205DP, 212DP, and 219, Ravaged PathDP, Eterna Forest, Old ChateauDP, Floaroma MeadowDP, Great MarshDP All Poké Marts, Celestic Town shop, Veilstone Department Store
Pickup
HGSS Route 30, Ilex Forest, Goldenrod Department Store, Burned Tower All Poké Marts, Just a Souvenir Shop (after defeating Team Rocket), Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store
Pickup
PW Rugged Road, Rally
BW Route 3, Pinwheel Forest, Icirrus City All Poké Marts (after obtaining one Badge), Shopping Mall Nine
Pickup
B2W2 Route 20, Virbank City, Icirrus City Castelia Sewers (daily)SpringSummer
All Poké Marts (after obtaining one Badge), Shopping Mall Nine
Pickup
XY Routes 4, 6, 15, 19, and 20, Santalune Forest, Santalune City, Camphrier Town, Parfum Palace All Poké Marts (after obtaining one Badge)
Pickup
ORAS Route 104 All Poké Marts (after obtaining the Pokédex), Lilycove Department Store
Pickup
SMUSUM Routes 1SM and 7, Hano Beach, Malie City, Wela Volcano ParkUSUM All Poké Marts, Thrifty Megamart
Pickup
PE Viridian Forest, Cinnabar Island All Poké Marts, Celadon Department Store
SwSh All Poké Marts

Wonder Launcher

  The Antidote appears as a Wonder Launcher item. It costs 4 points to use.

Artwork

In spin-off games

Pokémon Conquest

In Pokémon Conquest, the Antidote can be used to cure a Pokémon from poisoning.

An Antidote can be purchased from any Shop for 100-70 gold, and sold for 50-65 gold.

Description

Games Description
Conq. Cures poisoning.

In the anime

 
An Antidote in the anime

Antidote was mentioned in An Undersea Place to Call Home!. Lindsey used one off-screen to cure Ash's Pikachu after he had been badly poisoned by a wild Skrelp's Toxic.

Antidotes first appeared in The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!. Professor Kukui handed one to Ash from his medical kit, for him to cure his Rowlet from the poison inflicted by James's Mareanie's Sludge Bomb.

In The One That Didn't Get Away!, Lana used some Antidote-laced food wrapped around her fishing lure to heal a Kyogre from its poisoning.

In the manga

 
An Antidote in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Red, Green & Blue chapter

In The Secret of Kangaskhan, Red used an Antidote to heal a baby Kangaskhan from her poisoning.

Sword & Shield chapter

In PASS08, Henry used an Antidote to heal his Thwackey from the poison inflicted on it by Nessa's Toxapex's Baneful Bunker.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

In GDZ68, Shu gave his Pikachu an Antidote to cure the poisoning caused by a Trainer's Kingdra's Toxic.

Trivia

  • In early appearances, the Antidote was depicted as a vaccine inside of a syringe-type device; this was later changed to being a "spray-type medicine" in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 解毒藥 Gáaiduhkyeuhk
Mandarin 解毒藥 / 解毒药 Jiědúyào *
解毒劑 Jiědújì *
  Danish Modgift
  Dutch Tegengif
  Finnish Vastamyrkky
  French Antidote
  German Gegengift
  Italian Antidoto
  Korean 해독제 Haedokje
  Norwegian Motgift
  Polish Antidotum
Portuguese   Brazil Antídoto
  Portugal Antídoto*
  Russian Противоядие Protivoyadiye
  Spanish Antídoto
  Swedish Motgift
  Vietnamese Thuốc giải




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