poison

Poison Tail

Categoryphysical
Power50
Accuracy100%
PP25 (max 40)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration III

Machines

Poison Tail has no machine names in any version.

Descriptions

Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Has a high critical-hit ratio. May also poison.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenAn attack with a high critical-hit ratio. It may also poison the foe.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
An attack with a high critical-hit ratio. This tail attack may also poison the foe.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
The user hits the target with its tail. It may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
The user hits the target with its tail. This may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
The user hits the target with its tail. This may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.
Sword / ShieldThe user hits the target with its tail. This may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.

Target

This move targets one other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Poison Tail doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

Inflicts regular damage. User's critical hit rate is one level higher when using this move. Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

Version Changes

No changes in previous Generations.

Contests

Poison Tail has the Smart contest type.

Appeal3
Jam0

Worsens the condition of those that made appeals.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.


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