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Poison Point (Ability)

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Poison Point どくのトゲ
Poison Spine
Flavor text
Generation III
Poisons foe on contact.
Generation IV
Contact with the Pokémon may poison the foe.
Generation V
Contact with the Pokémon may poison the attacker.
Generation VI
Contact with the Pokémon may poison the attacker.

Poison Point (Japanese: どくのトゲ Poison Spine) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Sixteen Pokémon can have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with Poison Point is hit by a move that makes contact, there is a 30% chance that the attacking foe will become poisoned.

Outside of battle

Poison Point has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Poison Point

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground Poison Point Rivalry Sheer Force
Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison Poison Point Rivalry Hustle
Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point Rivalry Sheer Force
Seadra Seadra Water Water Poison Point Sniper Damp
Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point Swift Swim Intimidate
Roselia Roselia Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Budew Budew Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Leaf Guard
Roserade Roserade Grass Poison Natural Cure Poison Point Technician
Venipede Venipede Bug Poison Poison Point Swarm Speed Boost
Whirlipede Whirlipede Bug Poison Poison Point Swarm Speed Boost
Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison Poison Point Swarm Speed Boost
Skrelp Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point Poison Touch Adaptability
Dragalge Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point Poison Touch Adaptability
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In the anime

None.png Venipede Poison Point.png Venipede Poison Point effect.png None.png
Venipede The effect activated
When the opponent makes physical contact with the user, they become poisoned.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
543 Venipede Venipede slams its head into the opponent, causing it to become poisoned.
A wild Venipede A Venipede Stampede! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 毒刺 Dúcì
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Gifpunt
Finland Flag.png Finnish Myrkytys
France Flag.png French Point Poison
Germany Flag.png German Giftdorn
Italy Flag.png Italian Velenopunto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독가시 Dokgasi
Poland Flag.png Polish Trujący Punkt
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Ponto de Veneno
Spain Flag.png Spanish Punto Tóxico


Variations of the Ability Effect Spore
Effect SporeFlame BodyPoison PointStatic
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