Acid

(move)
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Type:

Poison

Category:

Special

Power: 40

Accuracy: 100%

PP:

30  (max. 48)

Introduced

Generation 1

Effects

Acid deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target’s Special Defense by one stage. Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 1-3, Acid has a 10% chance of lowering Defense. This is likely because Acid is a Physical move in those games.

Move target

Foe   Foe   Foe
         
Self   Ally   Ally
Affects all adjacent foes, but not allies

Game descriptions

An attack that may lower DEFENSE
Sprays a hide-melting acid. May lower DEFENSE
The foe is sprayed with a harsh, hide-melting acid that may lower DEFENSE
The foe is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat
The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. The acid may also lower the targets’ Sp. Def stats
The opposing Pokémon are attacked with a spray of harsh acid. This may also lower their Sp. Def stats.

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