Cross Poison (move)

Cross Poison
クロスポイズン Cross Poison
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Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Cross Poison (Japanese: クロスポイズン Cross Poison) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TM73 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Cross Poison deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It has a 10% chance of poisoning the opponent.

Cross Poison can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR A slashing attack that may also leave the target poisoned. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2 A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
047   Parasect
 
 
Bug Grass 1 1 1 1SMUSUM 1BDSP
167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug 47 47 47 47BDSP
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug 55 55 55 55BDSP
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 50 61BW
49B2W2
49 49 39
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 58 73BW
57B2W2
57 57 39
890   Eternatus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 32
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM73
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
072   Tentacool
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
073   Tentacruel
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
123   Scyther
 
 
Bug Bug
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying
212   Scizor
 
 
Bug Bug
254   Sceptile
  Monster Dragon
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
416   Vespiquen
 
 
Bug Bug
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
569   Garbodor
  Mineral Mineral
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
758   Salazzle
 
 
Monster Dragon
793   Nihilego
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
890   Eternatus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass BDSP
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug BDSP
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 BDSP
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
046   Paras
 
 
Bug Grass Dream World - Dream Park
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 Pokémon Adventure Camp Anorith
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Cross Poison is a move with 15 power, 88% accuracy and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in front, possibly inflicting poison. The move has an increased critical hit raito.

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
Stars: ★★★
Power: 38
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance to poison each target. Has a high critical hit ratio.
Users:     
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 38 45 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target poisoned.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Critical hits land more easily. Has a very small chance of leaving the target poisoned.

Pokémon GO

  Cross Poison
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 40
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.5 seconds
Damage window 0.9 - 1.3 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   2 Attack
Effect chance 12.5%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
          
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 20 → 25
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 25 → 40
    • Energy cost: 25 → 33
    • Damage window: 1.2 - 1.5 → 0.9 - 1.3 seconds


Trainer Battles
  • May 31, 2021
    • Power: 40 → 50
    • Secondary effect added

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Poisoned status condition, which causes periodic damage. It has a high critical-hit rate.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい しかも いっていのかくりつで どくじょうたいにして いっていターンごとに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy poisoned. It has a high critical-hit rate.


In the anime

       
Skorupi Paul's Drapion J's Drapion
The user crosses its arms and they start to glow purple. The user then slashes its opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Drapion Drapion crosses its arms above its head and its hands and pincers start to glow purple. Drapion then slashes the opponent in an 'X' formation, or Drapion crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
J's Drapion Mutiny in the Bounty! Debut
Paul's Drapion Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
Celosia's Drapion From A to Z! None
  Skorupi Skorupi crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Skorupi An Explosive Operation! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Cross Poison is the only Poison-type Cool move.
  • Cross Poison is the only move in its variation to have a secondary effect.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十字毒刃 Sahpjih Duhkyahn *
十字毒藥 Sahpjih Duhkyeuhk *
Mandarin 十字毒刃 Shízì Dúrèn *
十字毒藥 / 十字毒药 Shízì Dúyào *
  Dutch Kruisgif
  French Poison Croix*
Poison-Croix*
  German Giftstreich
  Greek Διασταύρωση Δηλητηρίου Diastaúrosi Dilitepiu
  Indonesian Cross Poison
  Italian Velenocroce
  Korean 크로스포이즌 Cross Poison
  Polish Kontratrucizna
Portuguese   Brazil Corte-veneno (games, Pokémon the Series: XY-present, TCG)
Veneno Cruzado (early anime)
  Portugal Cruz Venenosa
  Romanian Crucea Otrăvitoare
Spanish   Latin America Veneno Cruzado
  Spain Veneno X
  Thai ครอสพอยซัน
  Turkish Kesme Zehir
  Vietnamese Độc Tố Chữ Thập



Variations of the move Slash
  SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow Claw
Formerly a variation
  Leaf Blade


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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