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Acid (move)

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Acid
ようかいえき Corrosive Liquid
Acid.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  30 (max. 48)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make 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
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  1
Jam  4 ♥♥♥♥
Badly startles the Pokémon in front.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Acid (Japanese: ようかいえき Corrosive Liquid) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I and II

Acid does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.

In Stadium, Acid has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Defense.

Generation III-IV

Acid does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.

Acid will hit both opponents in a Double Battle.

Generation V

In triple battles, Acid will only hit opposing adjacent Pokémon.

Description

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Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: Colo and XD descriptions.
Games Description
Stad A Poison-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of lowering the target's Defense
Stad2 A Poison-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of lowering the target's Defense
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.
BW The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. The acid may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison 38 37 32 20 20 ''''
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison 47 43 38 20 20 ''''
043 Oddish Oddish Grass Poison 24 23 23 9 9 ''''
044 Gloom Gloom Grass Poison 28 24 24 --, 9 --, 9 ''''
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout Grass Poison 26 23 23 23 23 ''''
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell Grass Poison 29 24 24 23 23 ''''
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison -- 19 19 12 12 ''''
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison -- 19 19 12 12 ''''
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass     15 8 8 '
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass     --, 15 --, 8 --, 8 '
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground         36 '
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric         19 '
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric         -- '
616 Shelmet Shelmet Bug Bug         4 '
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock     Shelmet
331 Cacnea Cacnea Grass Grass OddishGloomBellsproutWeepinbell OddishGloomBellsproutWeepinbell OddishGloomBellsproutWeepinbell
607 Litwick Litwick Ghost Fire     EelektrikEelektross
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

Jessie Ekans Acid.png Jessie Arbok Acid.png Jessie Arbok Acid effect.png Bianca Shelmet Acid.png
Ekans Arbok Corroding metal Shelmet
The user spits out acid from its mouth.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
023 Ekans Ekans spits a black acid from its mouth at the opponent.
Jessie's Ekans Pokémon Shipwreck Debut
024 Arbok Arbok spits a black or purple acid from its mouth at the opponent.
Jessie's Arbok Pokémon Double Trouble None
044 Gloom Gloom fires a ball of violet acid from its mouth at the opponent. It can also fire multiple balls, one after the other.
Multiple wild Gloom Bucking the Treasure Trend! None
616 Shelmet Shelmet releases a stream of violet acid from its mouth at the opponent.
Professor Juniper's Shelmet Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
604 Eelektross Eelektross releases a short stream of violet acid from its mouth at the opponent. The acid lands in front of the opponent and releases a light gray smoke that rises around the opponent, choking it.
Emmet's Eelektross Lost at the Stamp Rally! None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Acid I.png Acid II.png Acid III.png Acid IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
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Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
File:Acid PMD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Acid has no effect on Template:Type2 Pokémon, despite that real-life acids react very strongly with most metals.
  • No Pokémon from Generation IV can legitimately learn Acid.
  • Only Pokémon from Generation I gain STAB on Acid.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 溶解液 Róngjǐe Yè
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zuur
France Flag.png French Acide
Germany Flag.png German Säure
Greece Flag.png Greek Οξύ
India Flag.png Hindi तह्जाब tehzaab
Italy Flag.png Italian Acido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 용해액 Yonghae Aek
Poland Flag.png Polish Trucizna
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Ácido
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Kiselina
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ácido


Variations of the move Acid
Special AcidBubbleEmberThunder ShockPowder Snow


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