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Toxic (move)

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Toxic
どくどく Excessive Poison
Toxic.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Prevents the Voltage from going down in the same turn.
Condition  Clever
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Toxic (Japanese: どくどく Excessive Poison) is a non-damaging Poison-type move introduced in Generation I. It is TM06 in every generation so far.

Effect

Generation I

Toxic badly poisons the target, and has an accuracy of 85. Each time the target takes recurrent damage, the damage will equal N max (1, int (0.0625 × Max HP))

N starts as 1 and increases by 1 each time the afflicted Pokémon endures recurrent damage (including by Leech Seed). The target will lose 1/16 of its maximum HP during the first turn of being poisoned. During the second turn of being badly poisoned, the target will lose 2/16 (1/8) of its maximum HP. The target will then lose 3/16 of its maximum HP, in its third turn of being badly poisoned. The target will continue to lose an extra 1/16 of its maximum HP at the end of each consecutive turn. Toxic can cause the target to faint in six turns, using up 1 PP.

The N value of Toxic resets via Haze, switching or ending the battle, but not by Rest. If a Pokémon uses Rest and becomes either normally poisoned, burned, or Leech Seeded without switching out, the N value will influence the amount of damage done. The damage will increase each time recurrent damage is done. However, if the target becomes badly poisoned again, the cumulative value will be reset. Unlike other types of damage, the recurrent damage done by Toxic can exceed the target's current HP.

In Pokémon Stadium, the N value of Toxic will be reset by Rest.

Generations II to IV

All effects are the same, except Toxic is now separate from other forms of recurrent damage (no longer builds from them or affects their strength). Toxic cannot affect Steel-type Pokémon.

Generation V

Toxic now has an accuracy of 90.

Generation VI

Toxic will never miss if used by a Poison-type Pokémon, even during the semi-invulnerable turn of moves such as Fly and Dig.

Description

Games Description
Stad A technique that badly poisons the target. The amount of damage from the poison increases every turn.
Stad2 A move that badly poisons the target. The amount of poison damage increases every turn.
GSC A poison move with increasing damage.
RSE Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.*
Poisons the foe with a toxin that gradually worsens.*
FRLG A move that badly poisons the foe. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
Colo.XD Poisons the target with an intensifying toxin.*
Poisons the target with a toxin that gradually worsens.*
DPPtHGSS A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.*
A move that leaves the foe badly poisoned. This poison damage worsens every turn.*
BWB2W2
XYORAS
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
043 Oddish Oddish Grass Poison           36
044 Gloom Gloom Grass Poison           39
269 Dustox Dustox Bug Poison     38 38 38 38
32
285 Shroomish Shroomish Grass Grass     28 28 28 33
315 Roselia Roselia Grass Poison     45 37 37 40 40
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison     28 28 28 28
25
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison     31 30 30 30
25
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen Bug Flying       27 27 33 33
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark       20 27 27 27
435 Skuntank Skuntank Poison Dark       20 27 27 27
543 Venipede Venipede Bug Poison         36 36
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede Bug Poison         41 41
545 Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison         44 44
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison         36 36
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison         39 39
590 Foongus Foongus Grass Poison         32 32
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss Grass Poison         32 32
690 Skrelp Skrelp Poison Water           32
691 Dragalge Dragalge Poison Dragon           32
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
TM06
II
TM06
III
TM06
IV
TM06
V
TM06
VI
TM06
All Pokémon that can learn TMs can learn Toxic except Wobbuffet, Wynaut, Kricketot, Burmy, Tynamo, and Spewpa.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Rumble Blast

Any Pokémon that goes into the area in front of the user will be Badly Poisoned.

In the anime

Garbodor Toxic.png Jessie Arbok Toxic.png Jupiter Skuntank Toxic.png Scolipede Toxic.png
Garbodor Arbok Skuntank Scolipede
The user releases a purple or black liquid that poisons the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
024 Arbok Arbok opens its mouth and releases a black smog from its mouth at the opponent.
Jessie's Arbok Make Room for Gloom! Debut
435 Skuntank Skuntank releases a thick purple stream of liquid that breaks apart and falls in puddles all over the battlefield. The puddles then shrink and release a thick purple gas from them, poisoning the opponent if it breathes it in.
Jupiter's Skuntank Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! None
545 Scolipede Scolipede releases a stream of thick purple liquid from its mouth at the opponent. Anything the liquid touches, it dissolves.
A wild Scolipede The Bloom Is on Axew! None
Roxie's Scolipede Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1 None
569 Garbodor Garbodor fires multiple globs of purple liquid from the pipes on its right hand at the opponent.
A wild Garbodor Scraggy and the Demanding Gothita! None
650 Chespin Chespin launches two jets of purple liquid from its spikes at the opponent. Before reaching their target, the streams break apart and disperse midair into a cloud which envelops, and then poisons the opponent.
Mairin's Chespie Mega Evolution Special I None
690 Skrelp Skrelp releases a stream of thick purple liquid from its mouth at the opponent, badly poisoning it.
A wild Skrelp An Undersea Place to Call Home! None

In the manga

In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Toxic I.png Toxic II.png Toxic III.png Toxic 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
Toxic V.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
Toxic Stadium.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 猛毒素 Měng Dúsù*
剧毒 Jùdú*
Denmark Flag.png Danish Gift
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Gif
Finland Flag.png Finnish Myrkky
France Flag.png French Toxik
Germany Flag.png German Toxin
Greece Flag.png Greek Τοξίνη
India Flag.png Hindi जहर छोडना Jahar Chhodna
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Toksik
Italy Flag.png Italian Tossina
South Korea Flag.png Korean 맹독 Maengdok
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Gift
Poland Flag.png Polish Toksyna
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Tóxico
Romania Flag.png Romanian Toxicitatea
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Toksični Napad
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tóxico


Variations of the move Leech Seed
Status Leech SeedToxic


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation II TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation II HMs
01020304050607
Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS


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