Types
Normal Fire
Fighting Water
Flying Grass
Poison Electric
Ground Psychic
Rock Ice
Bug Dragon
Ghost Dark
Steel Fairy
Nuclear

The Poison type is one of the nineteen types.

Battle properties

Offensive Poison Defensive
Power Types   Power Types
Grass
Fairy
Nuclear
½× Bug
Fighting
Grass
Poison
Fairy
½× Ghost
Ground
Poison
Rock
Ground
Psychic
Nuclear
Steel None


Poison-type Pokémon cannot be poisoned. Additionally, any Poison-type Pokémon will consume Toxic Spikes on their side of the field when entering, save for Tonemy due to its Levitate ability.

Pokémon

There are currently 18 Poison-type Pokémon, which is 9% of all Pokémon (counting forms that change typing as different Pokémon).

Pure Poison-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#020 Tonemy Tonemy
Poison Poison
#021 Tofurang Tofurang
Poison Poison
#044 Ekans Ekans
Poison Poison
#045 Arbok Arbok
Poison Poison
#145 Chupacho Chupacho
Poison Poison

Half Poison-type Pokémon

Primary Poison-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#n021 Tofurang Tofurang
Nuclear Tofurang
Poison Nuclear
#n044 Ekans Ekans
Nuclear Ekans
Poison Nuclear
#n045 Arbok Arbok
Nuclear Arbok
Poison Nuclear
#065 Costraw Costraw
Poison Psychic
#n065 Costraw Costraw
Nuclear Costraw
Poison Nuclear
#066 Trawpint Trawpint
Poison Psychic
#n066 Trawpint Trawpint
Nuclear Trawpint
Poison Nuclear
#n145 Chupacho Chupacho
Nuclear Chupacho
Poison Nuclear
#146 Luchabra Luchabra
Poison Fighting
#n146 Luchabra Luchabra
Nuclear Luchabra
Poison Nuclear
#166 Hagoop Hagoop
Poison Electric
#n166 Hagoop Hagoop
Nuclear Hagoop
Poison Nuclear
#167 Haagross Haagross
Poison Electric
#n167 Haagross Haagross
Nuclear Haagross
Poison Nuclear

Secondary Poison-type Pokémon

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#024 Fortog Fortog
Water Poison
#025 Folerog Folerog
Water Poison
#026 Blubelrog Blubelrog
Water Poison
#069 Minyan Minyan
Dark Poison
#070 Vilucard Vilucard
Dark Poison
#103 Chimical Chimical
Fire Poison
#104 Chimaconda Chimaconda
Fire Poison
#125 Miasmedic Miasmedic
Fairy Poison

Moves

Move Category Power Accuracy PP Target Description
Acid Special 40 100% 30 (max 48)
   
   
All foes
The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target's Sp.Def stat.
Acid Armor Status % 20 (max 32)
   
   
Self
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Exclusive Abilities

Note: This list does not include Signature Abilities

Ability Description Bearers
Petrify Lowers the opposing Pokémon's Speed stat. ChimicalChimaconaArbok
Poison Point Contact with the Pokémon may poison the attacker. ChupachoLuchabra
Poison Touch May poison a target when the Pokémon makes contact. MiasmedicChupachoLuchabraMinyanVilucard

Trivia

  • Prior to 1.2, Poison was the only type (besides Nuclear) that was not supereffective against Nuclear-type Pokémon.
  • All primary Poison-types have a Nuclear form.
    • Additionally, all evolutionary lines that contain a pure-Poison Pokémon have a Nuclear form.
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