Poison Barb

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Poison Barb
どくバリ
Poison Barb
Bag Poison Barb Sprite.png
Poison Barb
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 70
Effect Poisons the target

The Poison Barb (Japanese: どくバリ Poison Barb) is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that boosts the power of Poison-type moves.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
BDSP
N/A PokémonDollar.png50
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png500
SwSh PokémonDollar.png3,000 PokémonDollar.png500
SV PokémonDollar.png3,000 PokémonDollar.png750

Effect

Generations II and III

Boosts the power of the holder's Poison-type moves by 10%.

Generation IV onward

Boosts the power of the holder's Poison-type moves by 20%.

Description

Games Description
GSC Powers up poison-type moves. (HOLD)
RSEColo.XD A hold item that raises the power of Poison-type moves.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. A small, poisonous barb that boosts the power of Poison-type moves.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a small, poisonous barb that ups the power of Poison-type moves.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
An item to be held by a Pokémon. This small, poisonous barb boosts the power of Poison-type moves.
SV An item to be held by a Pokémon. This small poisonous barb boosts the power of the holder's Poison-type moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Route 32Fr Held by wild Beedrill (2% chance)
RSE Held by wild Cacnea (5% chance) and wild Roselia (5% chance)
FRLG Held by wild Arbok (5% chance)
Colo. Held by Shadow Qwilfish
XD Held by Shadow Beedrill
DPPt Route 206 Held by wild Tentacool, wild Tentacruel, wild Qwilfish, wild Roselia, wild Budew, wild Skorupi, and wild Drapion (5% chance each)
HGSS Route 32Fr Held by wild Beedrill, wild Tentacool, wild Tentacruel, wild Qwilfish, wild Roselia, wild Budew, and wild Skorupi (5% chance each)
BW Route 8 Held by wild Beedrill, wild Budew, wild Vespiquen, wild Venipede, and wild Whirlipede (5% chance each)
B2W2 Route 22 Held by wild Skorupi, wild Qwilfish, and wild Roselia (5% chance each)
DW* Sparkling Sea
XY Route 4 Held by wild Tentacool, wild Qwilfish, wild Roselia, wild Budew, wild Skorupi, wild Drapion, and wild Venipede (5% chance each)
ORAS Held by wild Tentacool, wild Tentacruel, wild Roselia, and wild Skorupi (5% chance each)
SMUSUM Melemele Meadow Ambush encounters (Tentacool on Hano Beach; Ekans on Route 2USUM; Drapion in Ultra Space WildsUSUM)
Held by wild BeedrillUSUM, wild Tentacool, wild Tentacruel, wild RoseliaSM, wild DrapionUSUM, wild VenipedeSM, and wild Mareanie (5% chance each)
SwSh Stow-on-Side (bargain shop)
Held by wild Qwilfish, wild Roselia, wild Budew, wild Roserade, wild Vespiquen, wild Skorupi, wild Drapion, wild Mareanie, and wild Toxapex (5% chance each)
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (Poison: 92-100 points)
SwShCT Giant's Foot
SV Delibird Presents (Cascarrafa Branch)
SVID Item Printer

Gallery

Artwork

Bag Poison Barb SV Sprite.png
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In the TCG

Poison Barb
Main article: Poison Barb (Sun & Moon 124)

Poison Barb was introduced as a Pokémon Tool card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English Sun & Moon Series (the Japanese Sun & Moon Era) in the Sun & Moon expansion. When this Trainer card is attached to the player's Active Pokémon, if an opponent deals damage to that Pokémon, the Attacking Pokémon is now Poisoned.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒針 Duhkjām
Mandarin 毒針 / 毒针 Dúzhēn
France Flag.png French Pic Venin
Germany Flag.png German Giftstich
Italy Flag.png Italian Velenaculeo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독바늘 Dokbaneul
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Farpa Venenosa
Russia Flag.png Russian Отравленная Стрела Otravlennaya Strela
Spain Flag.png Spanish Flecha Venenosa
Thailand Flag.png Thai เงี่ยงพิษ Barb Poison

External links



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