Poison Fang (move)

Poison Fang
どくどくのキバ Excessive Poison Fang
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Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Poison Fang (Japanese: どくどくのキバ Excessive Poison Fang) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

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.

Description

Games Description
RSE A sharp-fanged attack. May badly poison the foe.
FRLG The foe is bitten with toxic fangs. It may also badly poison the foe.
Colo.XD A sharp-fanged attack. May badly poison target.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user bites the foe with toxic fangs. It may also leave the foe badly poisoned.
BWB2W2 The user bites the target with toxic fangs. It may also leave the target badly poisoned.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user bites the target with toxic fangs. This may also leave the target badly poisoned.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field 45 45 45 45
030   Nidorina
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 58 58 58 58
041   Zubat
 
 
Flying Flying 41 33 37 37XY
25ORAS
25 15
042   Golbat
 
 
Flying Flying 49 39 45BW
42B2W2
42XY
27ORAS
27 15
048   Venonat
 
 
Bug Bug 41 41 41 41
049   Venomoth
 
 
Bug Bug 47 47 47 47
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 18
089   Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 18
169   Crobat
 
 
Flying Flying 49 39 45BW
42B2W2
42XY
27ORAS
27 15
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 32ORAS 32 4
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 34ORAS 34 1
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon 34 34 34BW
27B2W2
27XY
22ORAS
21
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 39 39BW
23B2W2
23 23 9
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3 39 39BW
23B2W2
23 23 9
757   Salandit
 
 
Monster Dragon 15
758   Salazzle
 
 
Monster Dragon 15
773   Silvally
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1
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
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field
261   Poochyena
  Field Field
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon
779   Bruxish
 
 
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.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
261   Poochyena
  Field Field Purified Shadow PokémonXD
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
261   Poochyena
  Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
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 Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Poison Fang is a move with 10 base power, 15PP and 88% accuracy. The user targets enemy in the front, possibly inflicting bad poison.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Explorers of Sky, the move's accuracy has been decreased to 73.92%.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 30% chance of badly poisoning the target.
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 34 40 100% An opponent Has a chance (50%) of leaving the target badly poisoned.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a good chance of leaving the target badly poisoned.


Pokémon GO

  Poison Fang
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 35
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.7 seconds
Damage window 0.9 - 1.4 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 40
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   1 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 100%
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: 15 → 25
  • 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
Trainer Battles
  • May 31, 2021
    • Secondary effect added

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also leave the target badly poisoned, damaging it over several turns.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also give the targeted enemy a Badly Poisoned status condition, which inflicts damage every few turns.
BSL 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.
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy badly poisoned.


In the anime

       
Drapion
The user's fangs glow purple and it bites the opponent with them.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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.
Reggie's Drapion A Pyramiding Rage! Debut
Paul's Drapion A Real Rival Rouser! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battle Frontier


Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom


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

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 劇毒牙 Kehkduhk Ngàh *
毒液牙 Duhkyihk Ngàh *
Mandarin 劇毒牙 / 剧毒牙 Jùdú Yá *
毒液牙 Duyì Yá / Dúyè Yá *
  Danish Gifthugtand
  Dutch Giftand
  French Crochet Venin*
Crochetvenin*
  German Giftzahn
  Greek Φαρμακόδοντες
  Indonesian Taring Beracun
  Italian Velenodenti
  Korean 독엄니 Dok Eomni
  Polish Trujący Kieł
Portuguese   Brazil Presa Venenosa (games, TCG)
Picada Venenosa (anime)
  Portugal Presa Venenosa
  Serbian Otrovna čeljust
Spanish   Latin America Colmillo Venenoso
  Spain Colmillo Veneno*
Colmillo Ven*
  Thai เขี้ยวพิษ
  Vietnamese Nanh Độc



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