Barb Barrage (move)

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Barb Barrage
どくばりセンボン Thousand Stingers
Barb Barrage LA.png
Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 15)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
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Jamming  0  

Barb Barrage (Japanese: どくばりセンボン Thousand Stingers) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is the signature move of Hisuian Qwilfish and Overqwil.


Barb Barrage deals damage and has a 30% chance to poison the target. Its power is doubled if the target is affected by a non-volatile status condition.

Category  Physical
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  60  45  75
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  30%  30%  50%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May inflict the target with poison
Power is doubled if the target has a status condition

Other effects

A Hisuian Qwilfish that has used Barb Barrage in Strong Style 20 times can evolve into Overqwil.


Games Description
LA The user launches countless toxic barbs to inflict damage. This may also poison the target. This move’s power is doubled if the target has a status condition.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 15LA
904 Overqwil Overqwil
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 15LA
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒千針 Duhkchīnjām
Mandarin 毒千針 / 毒千针 Dúqiānzhēn
France Flag.png French Multitoxik
Germany Flag.png German Giftstachelregen
Italy Flag.png Italian Mille Fielespine
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독침천발 Dokchim Cheonbal
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mil Púas Tóxicas

Variations of the move Barb Barrage
PhysicalIC.png Barb Barrage
SpecialIC.png Bitter MaliceInfernal Parade

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