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
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures a Pokémon from poisoning.
The Antidote appears as a Wonder Launcher item. It costs 4 points to use.
Scarlet and Violet
In spin-off games
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.
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
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 Toasty!! Battle Against Toxapex, 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.
- 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
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