Acid Armor (move)

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Acid Armor
とける Liquefy
Acid Armor VII.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Prevents the user from being startled until the turn ends.

Acid Armor (Japanese: とける Liquefy) is a non-damaging Poison-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generations I to V

Acid Armor increases the user's Defense by two stages.

Generation VI onward

Acid Armor's PP was changed from 40 to 20.

If powered up by a Poisonium Z into Z-Acid Armor, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 Melts the user's body for protection. A move that sharply raises Defense.
GSC Sharply raises the user's Defense.
RSEColo.XD Liquifies the user's body to sharply raise Defense.
FRLG The user alters its cells to liquefy itself and sharply raise Defense.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user alters its cellular structure to liquefy itself, sharply raising its Defense stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 55 40 34 39 39BW
40B2W2
40XY
43ORAS
43
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 43
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 60 45 34 44 42BW
43B2W2
43XY
46ORAS
46
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 46
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 42RGB
47Y
47 47 64 64BW
29B2W2
29 29
489 Phione Phione
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Fairy 31 31 31 31
490 Manaphy Manaphy
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Fairy 31 31 31 31
582 Vanillite Vanillite
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 31 31 31
583 Vanillish Vanillish
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 31 31 31
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 31 31 31
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 29 29 17
616 Shelmet Shelmet
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug 32 32 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 breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
218 Slugma Slugma
FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
422 Shellos Shellos
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
577 Solosis Solosis
PsychicIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
690 Skrelp Skrelp
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
704 Goomy Goomy
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Dream Park
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

Description

Games Description
MDRB Boosts the user's Defense by two levels.

In the anime

None.png Galea Vaporeon Acid Armor.png Phione Acid Armor.png None.png
Vaporeon Phione
The user alters its cellular structure to melt into the water.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon jumps into the water, glows blue, then disappears. It can then swim through the water as if it were invisible. Seconds later, it jumps out of the water and attacks the opponent.
Rainer's Vaporeon The Battling Eevee Brothers Debut
Galea's Vaporeon On Olden Pond None
A wild Vaporeon Eevee & Friends None
489 Phione Phione goes into the water and then disappears, or it transforms its body into water.
A wild Phione Hold the Phione! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Core series games

Acid Armor I.png Acid Armor II.png Acid Armor III.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Acid Armor IV.png Acid Armor V.png Acid Armor VI.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

Spin-off series games

Acid Armor Stad.png Acid Armor Stad2.png Acid Armor Colo.png Acid Armor XD.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Acid Armor PBR.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Acid Armor 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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 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

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 溶化 Yùhngfa
Mandarin 溶化 Rónghuà
Denmark Flag.png Danish Syrepanser
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zuurschild
Finland Flag.png Finnish Happokilpi
France Flag.png French Acidarmure
Germany Flag.png German Säurepanzer
Greece Flag.png Greek Οξυπανοπλία Oxupanoplía
Italy Flag.png Italian Scudo Acido
South Korea Flag.png Korean 녹기 Nokgi
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Syreskjold
Poland Flag.png Polish Kwasozbroja
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Armadura Ácida
Armadura de Ácido (The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Armadura Ácida (Original Series; DP Series)
Armadura (Advanced Series)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Kiselinski oklop
Spain Flag.png Spanish Armad. Ácida
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Syrasköld
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Asit Zırhı
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tan Chảy



Variations of the move Acid Armor
Status Acid ArmorAmnesiaAutotomizeBarrierIron DefenseNasty PlotRock PolishSwords Dance
Formerly a variation
Status Minimize


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