Poison Jab (move)

Poison Jab
どくづき Poison Stab
Poison Jab VIII.png
Poison Jab VIII 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 was TM84 in Generations IV through VII and TM26 in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. In Generation VIII, it is TR57.

Effect

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

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.
SwSh The target is stabbed with a tentacle, arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug 37 37 37 35SMUSUM
22PE
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon 24PE
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 28PE
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field 37 37 37 37SMUSUM
24PE
50
033   Nidorino
  Monster Field 43 43 43 43SMUSUM
39PE
64
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field 1
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass 41SMUSUM
26PE
070   Weepinbell
 
 
Grass Grass 47SMUSUM
36PE
072   Tentacool
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 33 36 36XY
31ORAS
31SMUSUM
36PE
36
073   Tentacruel
 
 
Water 3 Water 3 36 38 38XY
32ORAS
32SMUSUM
46PE
40
078   Rapidash
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field 1 1 1 1
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug 43 43 43 43
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug 50 50 50 50
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 49 49 49 49 40
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon 52 52BW
42B2W2
42XY
34ORAS
31
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 38 43 43 43 32
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 41 49 49 49 32
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field 1 1 1 1
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
747   Mareanie
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 37 45
748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 37 49
803   Poipole
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 37USUM 49
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37USUM 49
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 40
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 40
871   Pincurchin
  Water 1 Amorphous 45
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

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM84
V
TM84
VI
TM84
VII
TM84
TM26
VIII
TR57
015   Beedrill
 
 
Bug Bug
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
029   Nidoran♀
  Monster Field
030   Nidorina
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
032   Nidoran♂
  Monster Field
033   Nidorino
  Monster Field
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
056   Mankey
  Field Field
057   Primeape
  Field Field
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
066   Machop
  Human-Like Human-Like
067   Machoke
  Human-Like Human-Like
068   Machamp
  Human-Like Human-Like
069   Bellsprout
 
 
Grass Grass
070   Weepinbell
 
 
Grass Grass
071   Victreebel
 
 
Grass Grass
072   Tentacool
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
073   Tentacruel
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
078   Rapidash
  Field Field
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
083   Farfetch'd
 
 
Flying Field
083   Farfetch'd
Galarian Form
  Flying Field
088   Grimer
  Amorphous Amorphous
088   Grimer
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
089   Muk
  Amorphous Amorphous
089   Muk
Alolan Form
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
091   Cloyster
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
092   Gastly
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
093   Haunter
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
094   Gengar
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
106   Hitmonlee
  Human-Like Human-Like
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug
168   Ariados
 
 
Bug Bug
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
215   Sneasel
 
 
Field Field
232   Donphan
  Field Field
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field
296   Makuhita
  Human-Like Human-Like
297   Hariyama
  Human-Like Human-Like
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
307   Meditite
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
308   Medicham
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
315   Roselia
 
 
Fairy Grass
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
331   Cacnea
  Grass Human-Like
332   Cacturne
 
 
Grass Human-Like
335   Zangoose
  Field Field
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
386   Deoxys
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like
407   Roserade
 
 
Fairy Grass
435   Skuntank
 
 
Field Field
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon
447   Riolu
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
448   Lucario
 
 
Field Human-Like
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
461   Weavile
 
 
Field Field
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
465   Tangrowth
  Grass Grass
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
475   Gallade
 
 
Human-Like Amorphous
491   Darkrai
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
532   Timburr
  Human-Like Human-Like
533   Gurdurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
534   Conkeldurr
  Human-Like Human-Like
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
538   Throh
  Human-Like Human-Like
539   Sawk
  Human-Like Human-Like
542   Leavanny
 
 
Bug Bug
543   Venipede
 
 
Bug Bug
544   Whirlipede
 
 
Bug Bug
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
556   Maractus
  Grass Grass
557   Dwebble
 
 
Bug Mineral
558   Crustle
 
 
Bug Mineral
559   Scraggy
 
 
Field Dragon
560   Scrafty
 
 
Field Dragon
588   Karrablast
  Bug Bug
589   Escavalier
 
 
Bug Bug
595   Joltik
 
 
Bug Bug
596   Galvantula
 
 
Bug Bug
597   Ferroseed
 
 
Grass Mineral
598   Ferrothorn
 
 
Grass Mineral
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
615   Cryogonal
  Mineral Mineral
619   Mienfoo
  Field Human-Like
620   Mienshao
  Field Human-Like
624   Pawniard
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
625   Bisharp
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug
638   Cobalion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
639   Terrakion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
647   Keldeo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650   Chespin
  Field Field
651   Quilladin
  Field Field
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field
675   Pangoro
 
 
Field Human-Like
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
701   Hawlucha
 
 
Flying Human-Like
708   Phantump
 
 
Grass Amorphous
709   Trevenant
 
 
Grass Amorphous
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
747   Mareanie
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
751   Dewpider
 
 
Water 1 Bug
752   Araquanid
 
 
Water 1 Bug
753   Fomantis
  Grass Grass
754   Lurantis
  Grass Grass
757   Salandit
 
 
Monster Dragon
758   Salazzle
 
 
Monster Dragon
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
777   Togedemaru
 
 
Field Fairy
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
793   Nihilego
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
794   Buzzwole
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
795   Pheromosa
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799   Guzzlord
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802   Marshadow
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
803   Poipole
  Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
804   Naganadel
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered USUM
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2
849   Toxtricity
Amped Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
849   Toxtricity
Low Key Form
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like
865   Sirfetch'd
  Flying Field
870   Falinks
  Fairy Mineral
871   Pincurchin
  Water 1 Amorphous
890   Eternatus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Single Strike Style
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
892   Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
 
 
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
167   Spinarak
 
 
Bug Bug
211   Qwilfish
 
 
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.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Poison Jab is a move with 14 base power, 88% accuracy and 14 PP. The user attacks enemy in front, possibly inflicting poison.

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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 3 92 110 100% An opponent Has a chance (30%) of leaving the target poisoned.

Past Description

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

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

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.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Croagunk 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
  Toxicroak 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
  Roserade Both of Roserade's flowers at the end of its arms glow purple and it slams one of its flowers at the opponent.
Barry's Roserade Barry's Busting Out All Over! None
  Tentacruel Tentacruel sticks out one of its tentacles which starts to glows purple. It then jabs the opponent with it. On occasion, this will poison the opponent.
A wild Tentacruel The Brockster Is In! None
  Barbaracle 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
  Golisopod 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 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
  Ariados One of Ariados's front legs glows purple and it jabs the opponent with it.
Katsuki's Ariados JN079 None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

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, Pokémon the Series: XY-present, TCG)
Injeção Venenosa (early anime)
  Portugal Ferroada Venenosa
  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
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7071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748
495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172
7374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
0102030405060708091011121314151617181920212223242526
2728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849505152
5354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778
798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 9596979899100
Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
Alola
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51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Kanto
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Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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