Effect Spore (Ability)

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Effect Spore ほうし
Spore
Flavor text
Generation III
Leaves spores on contact.
Generation IV
Contact may paralyze, poison, or cause sleep.
Generation V
Currently unknown
Generation VI
Currently unknown
Generation VII
Currently unknown
Generation VIII
Currently unknown

Effect Spore (Japanese: ほうし Spore) is an ability introduced in Generation III. Five Pokémon can have this ability, all of them Template:Type2. Interestingly, all the Pokémon who can learn Spore (except for Smeargle) can have this ability.

Effect

In battle

Effect Spore may inflict the foe with a status problem if they make contact. It has a 30% chance of inducing either Paralysis, Sleep or Poison on the opponent when hit with a move that makes contact.

Outside of battle

Effect Spore has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Effect Spore

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Vileplume Vileplume Grass Poison Chlorophyll None Effect Spore
Paras Paras Bug Grass Effect Spore Dry Skin Damp
Parasect Parasect Bug Grass Effect Spore Dry Skin Damp
Shroomish Shroomish Grass Grass Effect Spore Poison Heal Quick Feet
Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting Effect Spore Poison Heal Technician
Tamagetake Tamagetake Grass Poison Effect Spore None Regeneration
Morobareru Morobareru Grass Poison Effect Spore None Regeneration
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.

In other languages

  • French: Pose Spore
  • German: Sporenwirt
  • Italian: Spargispora
  • Spanish: Efec. espora


Variations of the Ability Effect Spore
Effect SporeFlame BodyPoison PointStatic
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