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Smog (move)

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Smog
スモッグ Smog
Smog.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  30
Accuracy  70%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.

Smog (Japanese: スモッグ Smog) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I to V

Smog inflicts damage and has a 40% chance of poisoning the target.

Generation VI

Smog's power changed from 20 to 30.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 Smog is spewed as a cloud. Has a fifty-fifty chance of poisoning the target.
GSC An attack that may poison the foe.
RSEColo.XD An exhaust-gas attack that may also poison.
FRLG The foe is attacked with exhaust gases. It may also poison the foe.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.
BWB2W2 The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. It may also poison the target.
XY The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison -- 9 9 6 6 4 4
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison -- --, 9 --, 9 --, 6 --, 6 --, 4 --, 4
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire 52 --, 13 --, 13 -- -- --
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire   42 42 42 57 57 33 33
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire   -- -- -- -- --
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock   -- -- -- -- --
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire   13 13 9 8 8
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire   13 13 --, 9 --, 8 --, 8
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire   13 13 -- -- --
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire     4 4 4 4
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire       -- -- --
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire         19 19
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting         20 20
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting         20 20
607 Litwick Litwick Ghost Fire         5 5
608 Lampent Lampent Ghost Fire         --, 5 --, 5
609 Chandelure Chandelure Ghost Fire         -- --
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
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison     KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargoLitwickLampentChandelure KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargoLitwickLampent
Chandelure
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargo KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargo KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargoLitwickLampentChandelure KoffingWeezingSlugmaMagcargoLitwickLampentChandelure
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark   FlareonHoundourHoundoomTorkoal FlareonHoundourHoundoomTorkoalTepigPigniteEmboar FlareonHoundourHoundoomTorkoalTepigPigniteEmboar
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

In the main series

Houndour Smog.png Meg Smog.png Paul Magmortar Smog.png Ingo Chandelure Smog.png
Houndour Slugma Magmortar Chandelure
The foe is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
109 Koffing A thick dark green fog pours out of the holes covering Koffing's body.
James's Koffing Pokémon Emergency! Debut
110 Weezing A thick dark green fog pours out of the holes covering Weezing's body, or Weezing opens its mouth on its larger body and releases a stream of thick black smoke from it at the opponent.
James's Weezing Dig Those Diglett! None
Pokémon League entrance exam instructor's Weezing The Ultimate Test None
228 Houndour Houndour opens its mouth and releases a thick black fog.
Multiple wild Houndour Hour of the Houndour None
Ralph's Houndour Ariados, Amigos None
Cassidy's Houndour The Mystery is History None
218 Slugma Slugma opens its mouth and releases a thick, gray smoke from it.
Flannery's Meg Going, Going, Yawn None
467 Magmortar Magmortar opens its mouth and releases a thick, gray smoke from it.
Paul's Magmortar Evolving Strategies! None
609 Chandelure The large flame on the top of Chandelure's head dissolves into thick gray smoke and it leans forward so the top of its head is facing the opponent. It then releases a stream of thick gray smoke from the top of its head at the opponent.
Ingo's Chandelure Lost at the Stamp Rally! None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Team Rocket Koffing Smog PO.png None.png None.png
Koffing
The foe is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
109 Koffing Koffing releases a thick, dark green smoke from its mouth.
A Team Rocket Grunt's Koffing File 2 - Cubone Debut

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Smog I.png Smog II.png Smog III.png Smog 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 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Smog V.png Smog PMD RB.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 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 迷霧 Míwù
Denmark Flag.png Danish Smog
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Smog
Finland Flag.png Finnish Saastesumu (season 1)
Savupommi (Johto series)
Usva/Sumu*
France Flag.png French Puredpois
Germany Flag.png German Smog
Greece Flag.png Greek Αιθαλομίχλη
Italy Flag.png Italian Smog
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스모그 Smog
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Poluição
Romania Flag.png Romanian Smogul
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Smog
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Humo
Spain Flag.png Spain Polución


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