Generations III to V
Poison Fang inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of
badly poisoning the target.
Generation VI onward
Poison Fang now has a 50% chance to badly poison.
R S E A sharp-fanged attack. May badly poison the foe.
FR LG The foe is bitten with toxic fangs. It may also badly poison the foe.
XD A sharp-fanged attack. May badly poison target.
D P Pt HG SS
P B R The user bites the foe with toxic fangs. It may also leave the foe badly poisoned.
B W B2 W2 The user bites the target with toxic fangs. It may also leave the target badly poisoned.
X Y OR AS S M US UM
Sw Sh The user bites the target with toxic fangs. This may also leave the target badly poisoned.
Learnset In other games
Accuracy: 100% Effect: Has a 30% chance of badly poisoning the target.
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.
Updates Gyms & Raids
July 30, 2016
February 16, 2017
Power: 25 → 35
Energy cost: 20 → 33
Duration: 2.4 → 1.7 seconds Damage window: 1.65 - 1.85 → 0.9 - 1.4 seconds
MD R B Inflicts damage on the target. It may also leave the target badly poisoned, damaging it over several turns.
MD T D S Inflicts damage on the target. It may also give the targeted enemy a Badly Poisoned status condition, which inflicts damage every few turns.
B S L てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで もう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. The user bites the enemy with toxic fangs. It may also leave the target badly poisoned.
MD GtI UNUSED
S MD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy badly poisoned.
In the anime
The user's fangs glow purple and it bites the opponent with them.
First Used In
Drapion Drapion grabs the opponent with its claws and its bottom fangs glow purple. The purple glow then moves down its arms, making the whole section glow as it does. When the glow reaches the last section, it skips the hands and the claws start to glow purple. Then, multiple purple sparks surround the claws as it tightens its grip on the opponent.
A Pyramiding Rage! Debut
A Real Rival Rouser! None
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga
In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games Trivia
This is the only move that has a chance to badly poison as a secondary effect. In other languages