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Acid
(ようかいえき Melting Liquid)
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison
Category: Type Special
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 30 (Max. 48)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Clever
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
No description given

Acid is a Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may lower DEFENSE.
RSE Sprays a hide-melting acid. May lower DEFENSE.
FRLG The foe is sprayed with a harsh, hide-melting acid that may lower DEFENSE.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.
XYORAS The opposing Pokémon are attacked with a spray of harsh acid. This may also lower their Sp. Def stats.

Effect

In battle

From Generation I to Generation III, Acid does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by 1 stage. As of Generation IV, Acid does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1 stage. In a Double Battle, Acid targets both foes. In a Triple Battle, Acid only targets adjacent foes.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI VII
023 Ekans poison 38 37 32 20 20 20 TBA
024 Arbok poison 47 43 38 20 20 20 TBA
043 Oddish grass/poison 24 23 23 9 9 9 TBA
044 Gloom grass/poison 28 24 24 1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 TBA
045 Vileplume grass/poison 1 TBA
069 Bellsprout grass/poison 26 23 23 23 23 23 TBA
070 Weepinbell grass/poison 24 23 23 9 9 9 TBA
072 Tentacool water/poison 1 19 19 12 12 12 (XY)
10 (ORAS)
TBA
073 Tentacruel grass/poison 1 1 19 12 12 12 (XY)
1, 10 (ORAS)
TBA
345 Lileep rock/grass 15 8 8 8 (XY)
5 (ORAS)
TBA
346 Cradily rock/grass 1, 15 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 (XY)
1, 5 (ORAS)
TBA
537 Seismitoad water/ground 36 36 TBA
603 Eelektrik electric 19 19 TBA
604 Eelektross electric 1 1 TBA
616 Shelmet bug 4 4 TBA
690 Skrelp poison/water 15 TBA
691 Dragalge poison/dragon 15 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Father
III IV V VI VII
213 Shuckle bug/rock 616 616 TBA
331 Cacnea grass 043044
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607 Litwick fire/ghost 603604 603604 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Gallery

Acid depicted in previous generations
Acid V
Generation V


Acid depicted in the anime
Jessie Ekans Acid
Jessie Ekans using Acid
Jessie Arbok Acid
Jessie's Arbok using Acid
Gloom Acid
Gloom using Acid
Emmet Eelektross Acid
Emmet's Eelektross using Acid
Dragalge's Acid
Dragalge using Acid

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