Venom Drench (move)

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Venom Drench
ベノムトラップ Venom Trap
Venom Drench VII.png
Venom Drench VII 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.

Effect

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 any of the moves Poison Gas, Poison Powder, Toxic or Toxic Spikes was 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.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
Opposing Pokémon are drenched in an odd poisonous liquid. This lowers the Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats of a poisoned target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 38ORAS 1, Evo.
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1, Evo.
168 Ariados Ariados
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1
317 Swalot Swalot
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 1
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 28XY
25ORAS
24
407 Roserade Roserade
GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass 1 1
434 Stunky Stunky
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 37
435 Skuntank Skuntank
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 37
543 Venipede Venipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 38USUM
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 43 43
545 Scolipede Scolipede
BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug 47 47
747 Mareanie Mareanie
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 41
748 Toxapex Toxapex
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 44
757 Salandit Salandit
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 45
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 51
793 Nihilego Nihilego
RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 53
803 Poipole Poipole
PoisonIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 23USUM
804 Naganadel Naganadel
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 23USUM
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
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀
PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂
PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
041 Zubat Zubat
PoisonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous USUM
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
527 Woobat Woobat
PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Flying
535 Tympole Tympole
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 USUM
690 Skrelp Skrelp
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
771 Pyukumuku 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

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

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Venom Drench VI.png
Venom Drench VI 2.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

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 Venom Trap
Spain Flag.png Spanish Trampa Venenosa


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