Cross Poison (move)

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Cross Poison
クロスポイズン Cross Poison
Cross Poison IX.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  70
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Cross Poison (Japanese: クロスポイズン Cross Poison) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is TM73 in Pokémon Sword and Shield. In Generation IX, it is one of the signature moves of Eternatus.

Effect

Cross Poison deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio. It has a 10% chance of poisoning the opponent.

Cross Poison can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining extra three appeal points if the move Focus Energy was used in the prior turn.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Physical
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  70  55  85
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
Crit. stage  +1  +1  +2
May inflict the target with poison
Has a high critical-hit ratio

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR A slashing attack that may also leave the target poisoned. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
BWB2W2 A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.
LA A slashing attack with a toxic blade that may also poison the target. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
SV A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also poison the target. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
041 Zubat Zubat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 25LA
042 Golbat Golbat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 25LA
047 Parasect Parasect
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass 1 1 1 1SMUSUM 1BDSP
167 Spinarak Spinarak
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 47 47 47 47BDSP
168 Ariados Ariados
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 55 55 55 55BDSP
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 1 1 1 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwShBDSP
25LA
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 50 61BW
49B2W2
49 49 39SwShBDSP
18LA
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3 58 73BW
57B2W2
57 57 39SwShBDSP
18LA
890 Eternatus Eternatus
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 32SwSh 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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM73
IX
--
068 Machamp Machamp
FightingIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
123 Scyther Scyther
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
141 Kabutops Kabutops
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
169 Crobat Crobat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
212 Scizor Scizor
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
254 Sceptile Sceptile
GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
348 Armaldo Armaldo
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
451 Skorupi Skorupi
PoisonIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
452 Drapion Drapion
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
545 Scolipede Scolipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
748 Toxapex Toxapex
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
754 Lurantis Lurantis
GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
793 Nihilego Nihilego
RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
804 Naganadel Naganadel
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
862 Obstagoon Obstagoon
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
890 Eternatus Eternatus
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
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 VIII IX
046 Paras Paras
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass BDSP
207 Gligar Gligar
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug BDSP
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 BDSP
595 Joltik Joltik
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
944 Shroodle Shroodle
PoisonIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
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
046 Paras Paras
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass Dream World - Dream Park
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
347 Anorith Anorith
RockIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 Pokémon Adventure Camp Anorith
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Cross Poison is a move with 15 power, 88% accuracy and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in front, possibly inflicting poison. The move has an increased critical hit raito.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 38
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance to poison each target. Has a high critical hit ratio.
Users: Crobat  Drapion
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon GO

GO Poison.png Cross Poison
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 40
Energy cost 33
Duration 1.5 seconds
Damage window 0.9 - 1.3 seconds
Cross Poison GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35
Secondary effect GO boost arrow.png 2 Attack
Effect chance 12.5%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
ParasParasectSpinarakAriadosCrobatAnorithArmaldoSkorupiJoltikGalvantula
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 20 → 25
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 25 → 40
    • Energy cost: 25 → 33
    • Damage window: 1.2 - 1.5 → 0.9 - 1.3 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • May 31, 2021
    • Power: 40 → 50
    • Secondary effect added

Pokémon Rumble Rush

PoisonIC RR.png Cross Poison
★★★★
Attack power 28.78998
Charge time 0.9 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 2
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 3%
Additional effect May poison the foe
Cross Poison Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Physical 2 38 45 100% An opponent Critical hits land more easily. Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target poisoned. Janine & Ariados
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: Critical hits land more easily. Has a very small chance of leaving the target poisoned.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Poisoned status condition, which causes periodic damage. It has a high critical-hit rate.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる きゅうしょに あたりやすい しかも いっていのかくりつで どくじょうたいにして いっていターンごとに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. A slashing attack with a poisonous blade that may also leave the target poisoned. Critical hits land more easily.
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy poisoned. It has a high critical-hit rate.


In the anime

Team Flare Grunt Skorupi Cross Poison.png Paul Drapion Cross Poison.png J Drapion Cross Poison.png None.png
Skorupi Paul's Drapion J's Drapion
The user crosses its arms and they start to glow purple. The user then slashes the opponent in an 'X' formation.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Drapion Drapion Drapion crosses its arms above its head and its hands and pincers start to glow purple. Drapion then slashes the opponent in an 'X' formation; or, Drapion crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
J's Drapion Mutiny in the Bounty! Debut
Paul's Drapion Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
Celosia's Drapion From A to Z! None
Skorupi Skorupi Skorupi crosses its arms in front of its face and its claws start to glow purple. A purple 'X' then appears in front of its crossed arms and it opens its hands, firing the 'X' at the opponent.
A Team Flare Grunt's Skorupi An Explosive Operation! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • Cross Poison is the only Poison-type Cool move.
  • Cross Poison is the only move in its variation to have a secondary effect.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 十字毒刃 Sahpjih Duhkyahn *
十字毒藥 Sahpjih Duhkyeuhk *
Mandarin 十字毒刃 Shízì Dúrèn *
十字毒藥 / 十字毒药 Shízì Dúyào *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Kruisgif
France Flag.png French Poison CroixVIII+
Poison-CroixIVVII
Germany Flag.png German Giftstreich
Greece Flag.png Greek Διασταύρωση Δηλητηρίου Diastaúrosi Dilitepiu
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Cross Poison
Italy Flag.png Italian Velenocroce
South Korea Flag.png Korean 크로스포이즌 Keuroseupoijeun
Poland Flag.png Polish Kontratrucizna
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Corte-veneno
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Cruz Venenosa
Romania Flag.png Romanian Crucea Otrăvitoare
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Veneno Cruzado
Spain Flag.png Spain Veneno X
Thailand Flag.png Thai ครอสพอยซัน
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Kesme Zehir
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Độc Tố Chữ Thập



Variations of the move Slash
PhysicalIC HOME.png SlashCross PoisonNight SlashPsycho CutShadow ClawAqua Cutter
Formerly a variation
PhysicalIC HOME.png Leaf Blade


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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