Venom Drench (move)

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Venom Drench
ベノムトラップ Venom Trap
Venom Drench VIII.png
Venom Drench VIII 2.png
Type  Poison
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Venom Drench (Japanese: ベノムトラップ Venom Trap) is a non-damaging Poison-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was TR91 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Generation VI to VIII

Venom Drench lowers the Attack, Special Attack, and Speed stats of all poisoned targets by one stage. If no targets are poisoned, the move will fail.

Venom Drench can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, giving an extra three points if Poison Gas, Poison Powder, Toxic, or Toxic Spikes were used in the prior turn.

If powered up by a Poisonium Z into Z-Venom Drench, the user's Defense stat rises by one stage.

Generation IX

Venom Drench cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
Opposing Pokémon are drenched in an odd poisonous liquid. This lowers the Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats of a poisoned target.
SV This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0089 Muk PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 38ORAS 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
0089 Muk
Muk
Alolan Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1, Evo.
0168 Ariados BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1
0317 Swalot PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous - 1 1
0336 Seviper PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 28XY
25ORAS
24 24
0407 Roserade GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass 1 1 1 1
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field - 37 42 42
0435 Skuntank PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field - 37 48 48
0543 Venipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug - 38USUM 40
0544 Whirlipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 43 43 50
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 47 47 58
0747 Mareanie PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 41 40
0748 Toxapex PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 44 42
0757 Salandit PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 45 45
0758 Salazzle PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 51 51
0793 Nihilego RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 53 45
0803 Poipole PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 23USUM 35
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 23USUM 35
0849 Toxtricity
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 20
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0032 Nidoran♂ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0033 Nidorino PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0034 Nidoking PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Field
0041 Zubat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0042 Golbat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0073 Tentacruel WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0109 Koffing PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0110 Weezing PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0110 Weezing
Weezing
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0169 Crobat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0199 Slowking
Slowking
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0211 Qwilfish WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0407 Roserade GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0434 Stunky PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0435 Skuntank PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
0452 Drapion PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
0453 Croagunk PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0454 Toxicroak PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0527 Woobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
0528 Swoobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
0535 Tympole WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0536 Palpitoad WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0537 Seismitoad WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0543 Venipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0544 Whirlipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0568 Trubbish PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0569 Garbodor PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0617 Accelgor BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0690 Skrelp PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0691 Dragalge PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0709 Trevenant GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0747 Mareanie PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0748 Toxapex PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0757 Salandit PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0758 Salazzle PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0771 Pyukumuku WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0793 Nihilego RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0803 Poipole PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0804 Naganadel PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0849 Toxtricity
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0871 Pincurchin ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
0890 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 Egg Groups Egg Move
0029 Nidoran♀ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0032 Nidoran♂ PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0041 Zubat PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0109 Koffing PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous - USUM
0316 Gulpin PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0527 Woobat PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
0535 Tympole WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - USUM
0690 Skrelp PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0771 Pyukumuku WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
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

Venom Drench lowers the Attack, Special Attack, and Travel Speed stats of the target by one stage each if the target is poisoned or badly poisoned.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
SMD - - 20 40 100% - 4 tiles away Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Status 2 100% All opponents Lowers the target's Attack, Sp. Atk and Speed by one stat rank when the target is poisoned or badly poisoned. Fails when the target is not poisoned or badly poisoned.* Janine & Ariados
Oleana & Garbodor
Scottie/Bettie & Tech Nidoran♀/Nidorina/Nidoqueen Egg

Past description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0*: Lowers the target's Attack, Sp. Atk and Speed if the target is poisoned or badly poisoned. Fails if the target is not poisoned or badly poisoned.

Description

Games Description
SMD It lowers an enemy's Attack, Sp. Atk, and Travel Speed when it's poisoned or badly poisoned.*
It lowers the enemy's Attack, Sp. Atk, and Travel Speed. It will fail unless the enemy is poisoned or badly poisoned, so be careful.*


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 毒液陷阱 Duhkyihk Hahmjehng
Mandarin 毒液陷阱 Dúyì Xiànjǐng / Dúyè Xiànjǐng
France Flag.png French Piège de Venin
Germany Flag.png German Giftfalle
Italy Flag.png Italian Velenotrappola
South Korea Flag.png Korean 베놈트랩 Benomteuraep
Spain Flag.png Spanish Trampa Venenosa


Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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