Poisonium Z

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Poisonium Z
Poison Z
Bag Poisonium Z Sprite.png
Poisonium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

The Poisonium Z (Japanese: ドクZ Poison Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Poison type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Poison-type moves to Z-Moves.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


Bag Poisonium Z Sprite.png Bag item

Can create Poisonium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.

Held Poisonium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

Allows the holder to upgrade its Poison-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Acid Downpour or upgrade its Poison-type status moves into Z-Moves.

Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Poison-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Poisonium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Poison-type form.


Bag item

Games Description
SMUSUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Poison-type moves to Poison-type Z-Moves.

Held item

Games Description
SMUSUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Poison-type moves to Z-Moves.


Games Method
SMUSUM Ancient Poni Path (gift from Plumeria)

In the anime

A Poisonium Z in the anime

A full set of type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Poisonium Z, appeared in A Grand Debut!, where Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.

A Poisonium Z appeared in Beauty is Only Crystal Deep!, where it was one of the Z-Crystals stolen by a Pheromosa.

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Poisonium Z, appeared in A Team-on-Team Tussle!, where they were shown to Ash and his classmates by Professor Kukui.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒Z Duhk-Z
Mandarin 毒Z Dú-Z
France Flag.png French Toxizélite
Germany Flag.png German Toxium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Venenium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 독Z Dok-Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Toxistal Z

External links

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