Barb Barrage (move)

Barb Barrage
どくばりセンボン Thousand Stingers
Barb Barrage IX.png
Barb Barrage IX 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Jam  0  
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Barb Barrage (Japanese: どくばりセンボン Thousand Stingers) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is the signature move of Qwilfish, Hisuian Qwilfish, and Overqwil.

Effect

Generation VIII

Barb Barrage deals damage and has a 30% chance to poison the target. Its power is doubled if the target is affected by a non-volatile status condition.

Category  Physical
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  60  45  75
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  30%  30%  50%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May inflict the target with poison
Power is doubled if the target has a status condition

Generation IX

Barb Barrage's PP was decreased to 10. It has a 50% chance of poisoning the target, and its power is doubled if the target is already poisoned.

Other effects

In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, a Hisuian Qwilfish that has used Barb Barrage in the strong style at least 20 times can evolve into Overqwil. In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, a Hisuian Qwilfish will evolve into Overqwil simply by leveling up while knowing this move.

Description

Games Description
LA The user launches countless toxic barbs to inflict damage. This may also poison the target. This move’s power is doubled if the target has a status condition.
SV The user launches countless toxic barbs to inflict damage. This may also poison the target. This move’s power is doubled if the target is already poisoned.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0211  
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 15 28
0904    
 
Water 2 Water 2 15 28
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
0211    
 
Water 2 Water 2
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 generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒千針 Duhkchīnjām
Mandarin 毒千針 / 毒千针 Dúqiānzhēn
  French Multitoxik
  German Giftstachelregen
  Italian Mille Fielespine
  Korean 독침천발 Dokchim Cheonbal
  Spanish Mil Púas Tóxicas


Variations of the move Barb Barrage
  Barb Barrage
  Infernal Parade
Formerly a variation
  Bitter Malice


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.