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Acid Armor (Japanese: とける Liquefy) is a non-damaging Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.
Generations I to V
Acid Armor will increase the user's Defense by two stages.
Acid Armor's PP changed from 40 to 20.
|| Melts the user's body for protection. A move that sharply raises Defense.
|| Sharply raises the user's Defense.
|| Liquifies the user’s body to sharply raise Defense.
|| The user alters its cells to liquefy itself and sharply raise Defense.
| The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- Despite its type and international names, Acid Armor is generally depicted as a Pokémon's ability to dissolve its own body structure, in accordance with its Japanese name, とける Tokeru, which can be translated to liquefy.
- In Generation I, Acid Armor caused the user's sprite to become invisible until it fainted or switched out, or the battle ended. In later generations, the user's sprite does not become invisible.
In other languages