Poison Jab (move)

Poison Jab
どくづき Poison Stab
Poison Jab IX.png
Poison Jab IX 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
Increases judge's voltage by 2
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Poison Jab (Japanese: どくづき Poison Stab) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV.

It is:

Effect

Poison Jab inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Poison Jab's PP has been reduced to 10.

Category  Physical
PP  10
Agile Strong
Power  80  60  100
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

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the foe.*
The foe is stabbed with a tentacle or arm seeped with poison. It may also poison the foe.*
BWB2W2 The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
SwShBDSPLA The target is stabbed with a tentacle, arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
SV The target is stabbed with a tentacle, an arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0015    
 
Bug Bug 37 37 37 35 22 35
0023     Field Dragon - - - - 24 - -
0024     Field Dragon - - - - 28 - -
0032     Monster Field 37 37 37 37 24 50 50
0033     Monster Field 43 43 43 43 39 64 64
0034    
 
Monster Field - - - - - 1 1
0069    
 
Grass Grass - - - 41 26 41 41
0070    
 
Grass Grass - - - 47 36 47 47
0071    
 
Grass Grass - - - - - 1 -
0072    
 
Water 3 Water 3 33 36 36XY
31ORAS
31 36 36 36 25 36
0073    
 
Water 3 Water 3 36 38 38XY
32ORAS
32 46 40 40 25 40
0078     Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
0083    
 
Flying Field 1 1 1 1 1 - -
0119     Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1 - - -
0167    
 
Bug Bug 43 43 43 43 43 40
0168    
 
Bug Bug 50 50 50 50 50 46
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field 24
0207    
 
Bug Bug - - - - - 34 -
0211    
 
Water 2 Water 2 49 49 49 49 40 40 28
0211  
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 29 -
0215    
 
Field Field - - - - - - 25 -
0215  
Sneasel
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 25 24
0315    
 
Fairy Grass - - - - - - 34
0331     Grass Human-Like - - - - 16 -
0332    
 
Grass Human-Like - - - - 16 -
0336     Field Dragon 52 52BW
42B2W2
42XY
34ORAS
31 31 31
0406    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - 34
0407    
 
Fairy Grass - - - - - - 34
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 38 43 43 43 32 32 29 32
0454    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 41 49 49 49 32 32 29 32
0461    
 
Field Field - - - - - - 25 -
0464    
 
Monster Field 1 1 1 1 - - - -
0472    
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1 34 1
0747    
 
Water 1 Water 1 37 45 45
0748    
 
Water 1 Water 1 37 49 49
0803     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37USUM 49
0804    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 37USUM 49
0849  
Toxtricity
All forms
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 40 40
0871     Water 1 Amorphous 45 45
0903    
 
Field Field 25 24
0904    
 
Water 2 Water 2 29 -
0965    
 
Mineral Mineral 36
0966    
 
Mineral Mineral 36
0944    
 
Field Field 19
0945    
 
Field Field 19
0980    
 
Water 1 Field 24
1014    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 40
1015    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 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/TR/Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0003    
 
Monster Grass - - - - - - -
0015    
 
Bug Bug
0023     Field Dragon
0024     Field Dragon
0027     Field Field
0027  
Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
0028     Field Field
0028  
Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
0029     Monster Field
0030     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0032     Monster Field
0033     Monster Field
0034    
 
Monster Field
0056     Field Field
0057     Field Field
0062    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0066     Human-Like Human-Like
0067     Human-Like Human-Like
0068     Human-Like Human-Like
0069    
 
Grass Grass - - -
0070    
 
Grass Grass - - -
0071    
 
Grass Grass - - -
0072    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0073    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0078     Field Field
0080  
Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
0083    
 
Flying Field
0083  
Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
0088     Amorphous Amorphous
0088  
Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0089     Amorphous Amorphous
0089  
Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0091    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0092    
 
Amorphous Amorphous - - - - -
0093    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0094    
 
Amorphous Amorphous
0106     Human-Like Human-Like
0107     Human-Like Human-Like - - - - - - -
0111    
 
Monster Field
0112    
 
Monster Field
0118     Water 2 Water 2
0119     Water 2 Water 2
0126     Human-Like Human-Like - - - - - - - -
0150     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0167    
 
Bug Bug
0168    
 
Bug Bug
0194  
Wooper
Paldean Form
 
 
Water 1 Field
0199  
Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1 -
0204     Bug Bug - - - - -
0205    
 
Bug Bug - - - - -
0206     Field Field
0207    
 
Bug Bug
0211    
 
Water 2 Water 2
0211  
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
0215    
 
Field Field
0215  
Sneasel
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field
0232     Field Field
0240     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - - - - -
0256    
 
Field Field
0257    
 
Field Field
0260    
 
Monster Water 1 - - - - - -
0286    
 
Fairy Grass - - - - -
0287     Field Field - - - - -
0288     Field Field - - - - -
0289     Field Field - - - - -
0296     Human-Like Human-Like
0297     Human-Like Human-Like
0302    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0307    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0308    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0315    
 
Fairy Grass
0316     Amorphous Amorphous - - - - -
0317     Amorphous Amorphous - - - - -
0319    
 
Water 2 Water 2
0331     Grass Human-Like
0332    
 
Grass Human-Like
0335     Field Field
0336     Field Dragon
0386  
Deoxys
All forms
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0390     Field Human-Like - - - - - -
0391    
 
Field Human-Like
0392    
 
Field Human-Like
0407    
 
Fairy Grass
0434    
 
Field Field - - - - - -
0435    
 
Field Field
0445    
 
Monster Dragon
0447     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0448    
 
Field Human-Like
0451    
 
Bug Water 3
0452    
 
Bug Water 3
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0454    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0461    
 
Field Field
0464    
 
Monster Field
0465     Grass Grass
0467     Human-Like Human-Like - - - - - - -
0472    
 
Bug Bug
0475    
 
Human-Like Amorphous
0491     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493  
Arceus
All available forms
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0499    
 
Field Field
0500    
 
Field Field
0503  
Samurott
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field -
0529     Field Field
0530    
 
Field Field
0532     Human-Like Human-Like
0533     Human-Like Human-Like
0534     Human-Like Human-Like
0537    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0538     Human-Like Human-Like
0539     Human-Like Human-Like
0542    
 
Bug Bug
0543    
 
Bug Bug
0544    
 
Bug Bug
0545    
 
Bug Bug
0549  
Lilligant
Hisuian Form
 
 
Grass Grass
0556     Grass Grass
0557    
 
Bug Mineral
0558    
 
Bug Mineral
0559    
 
Field Dragon
0560    
 
Field Dragon
0588     Bug Bug
0589    
 
Bug Bug
0595    
 
Bug Bug
0596    
 
Bug Bug
0597    
 
Grass Mineral
0598    
 
Grass Mineral
0610     Monster Dragon
0611     Monster Dragon
0612     Monster Dragon
0615     Mineral Mineral
0619     Field Human-Like
0620     Field Human-Like
0624    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0625    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0626     Field Field
0637    
 
Bug Bug
0638    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0639    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0647  
Keldeo
All available forms
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0650     Field Field
0651     Field Field
0652    
 
Field Field
0675    
 
Field Human-Like
0688    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0689    
 
Water 3 Water 3
0701    
 
Flying Human-Like
0708    
 
Grass Amorphous
0709    
 
Grass Amorphous
0736     Bug Bug
0737    
 
Bug Bug
0738    
 
Bug Bug
0747    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0748    
 
Water 1 Water 1
0751    
 
Water 1 Bug
0752    
 
Water 1 Bug
0753     Grass Grass -
0754     Grass Grass
0757    
 
Monster Dragon
0758    
 
Monster Dragon
0768    
 
Bug Water 3
0777    
 
Field Fairy
0784    
 
Dragon Dragon
0793    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0794    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0795    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0799    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0802    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0803     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered USUM
0804    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered USUM
0833     Monster Water 1 -
0834    
 
Monster Water 1
0846     Water 2 Water 2 -
0847     Water 2 Water 2
0849  
Toxtricity
All forms
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0865     Flying Field
0870     Fairy Mineral
0871     Water 1 Amorphous
0888  
Zacian
All forms
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered -
0890    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0892  
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0892  
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0903    
 
Field Field
0904    
 
Water 2 Water 2
0917     Bug Bug
0918     Bug Bug
0937    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
0944    
 
Field Field
0945    
 
Field Field
0965    
 
Mineral Mineral
0966    
 
Mineral Mineral
0979    
 
Field Field
0980    
 
Water 1 Field
0982  
Dudunsparce
All forms
  Field Field
0983    
 
Human-Like Human-Like
1006    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1014    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1015    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1016    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1022    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
0167    
 
Bug Bug
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.


Special move

Generation IX

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0057     Field Field Wild Tera Pokémon - Glaseado MountainSV
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

Poison Jab inflicts damage, and may leave be the target poisoned.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDTDS 14 - 14 - 88% - Front Enemy No
BSL 14 - 14 - 88% - Front Enemy No
MDGtI 15 99 17 50 95% 98% Front Enemy No
SMD 15 99 17 40 95% 98% Front Enemy No
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
Stars: ★★★★
Power: 43
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 30% chance of 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 GO

  Poison Jab
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 10
Energy boost 7
Duration 0.8 seconds
Damage window 0.2 - 0.8 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 7
Energy boost 7
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                         
By Elite Fast TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 15 → 12
    • Energy boost: 7 → 10
  • February 16, 2017
    • Energy boost: 10 → 8
    • Duration: 1.05 → 1.3 seconds
    • Damage window: 0.85 - 1.05 → 0.2 - 0.8 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 12 → 10
    • Energy boost: 8 → 7
    • Duration: 1.3 → 0.8 seconds


Trainer Battles
  • May 31, 2021
    • Power: 6 → 7

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Poison Jab
★★★★
Attack power 37.42982
Charge time 0.54 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May poison the foe

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 3 92 110 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target poisoned. Roxie & Whirlipede/Scolipede
Jessie & Arbok
Looker & Croagunk
Scottie/Bettie & Strike Beedrill Egg
Scottie/Bettie & Strike Ekans/Arbok Egg
Scottie/Bettie & Strike Nidoran♀/Nidorina/Nidoqueen Egg
4 138 165 100%* An opponent Sygna Suit Giovanni & Nidoking (Direct link)
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Has a moderate chance of leaving the target poisoned.

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.
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 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 target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Poisoned status condition. With the Poisoned status, the enemy keeps taking damage and can't restore its HP naturally.
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy poisoned.


In the anime

 
Barbaracle
 
Croagunk
 
Toxicroak
 
Golisopod
The user's attacking limb glows purple before it delivers a poison-steeped strike. This may also poison the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Croagunk's fingertips on one or both of its hands glow purple and it jabs the opponent with it or them.
Brock's Croagunk Gymbaliar! Debut
Veilstone Gym's Croagunk A Triple Fighting Chance! None
Narissa's Ditto One in the form of Croagunk Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! Used via Transform
Narissa's Ditto Two in the form of Croagunk Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! Used via Transform
Lauren's Croagunk The Sinnoh Iceberg Race! None
  The large claw on one or each of Toxicroak's hands glows purple and it jabs the opponent with it or them, respectively.
Saturn's Toxicroak Losing Its Lustrous! None
A Team Rocket Grunt's Toxicroak A Little Rocket R & R! None
  Both of Roserade's flowers at the end of its arms glow purple and it slams one of its flowers at the opponent; or both of Roserade's flowers at the end of its arms glow purple and extend forward as spikes, striking the opponent. On occasion, this will poison the opponent.
Barry's Roserade Barry's Busting Out All Over! None
Cynthia's Roserade Valor: A Strategic Part of Battling! None
  Tentacruel sticks out one of its tentacles which starts to glow purple. It then jabs the opponent with it. On occasion, this will poison the opponent.
A wild Tentacruel The Brockster Is In! None
  Barbaracle's claws on one or both of its hands glow purple and it jabs the opponent with it. On occasion, this will poison the opponent.
Saizo's Barbaracle A Stealthy Challenge! None
  The claws on one of Golisopod's hands or on its four smaller limbs glow purple and it jabs the opponent with them. On occasion, this will poison the opponent.
Guzma's Golisopod The Dealer of Destruction! None
  Poliwrath punches the opponent, with a purple flash of light appearing as the move makes contact.
Chuck's Poliwrath Octo-Gridlock at the Gym! None
  One of Ariados's front legs glows purple and it jabs the opponent with it.
Ilunas's Ariados Night and Day, You are the Ones! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒擊 Duhkgīk *
Mandarin 毒擊 / 毒击 Dújí / Dújī *
毒刺 Dúcì *
  Dutch Gifstoot
  French Direct Toxik
  German Gifthieb
  Greek Παρακέντηση Δηλητηρίου Parakéntisi Dilitiríou
  Hindi ज़ेहेरेली डंक Zehereli Dank
  Indonesian Pukulan Beracun
  Italian Velenpuntura
  Korean 독찌르기 Dok Jjareugi
  Polish Trujące Ukłucie
Portuguese   Brazil Golpe Envenenado (games, XY052–present, TCG, manga)
Injeção Venenosa (early anime)
  Portugal Picada Venenosa (DP082–present)
Soco Venenoso (early anime)
  Romanian Injecția cu Otravă
Spanish   Latin America Pinchazo Venenoso
Golpe venenoso
Aguja Venenosa*
  Spain Puya Nociva
  Swedish Giftlabb
  Thai โจมตีด้วยพิษ
  Vietnamese Chích Nọc Độc*
Chích Độc*


Variations of the move Waterfall
  WaterfallPoison JabIron HeadZing Zap
  ExtrasensoryDark PulseScald


Generation IV TMs
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223
2425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
4748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869
7071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819
20212223242526272829303132333435363738
39404142434445464748495051525354555657
58596061626364656667686970717273747576
77787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223242526
2728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152
5354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778
798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
SMUSUM
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
6162636465666768697071727374757677787980
81828384858687888990919293949596979899100
PE
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
BDSP
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920
2122232425262728293031323334353637383940
4142434445464748495051525354555657585960
6162636465666768697071727374757677787980
81828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
0001020304050607080910111213141516171819
2021222324252627282930313233343536373839
4041424344454647484950515253545556575859
6061626364656667686970717273747576777879
8081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation IX TMs
SV
001002003004005006007008009010011012013014015016017018019
020021022023024025026027028029030031032033034035036037038
039040041042043044045046047048049050051052053054055056057
058059060061062063064065066067068069070071072073074075076
077078079080081082083084085086087088089090091092093094095
096097098099100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114
115116117118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133
134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151152
153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171
Added in SV 2.0.1
172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186
187188189190191192193194195196197198199200201
Added in SV 3.0.0
202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216
217218219220221222223224225226227228229


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