Effect Spore
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Contact can cause paralysis, poison or sleep

Effect Spore is an Ability. Six Pokémon can have this Ability.


In battle[]

When a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a move that makes contact, there is a 30% chance the user will release spores that will paralyze, poison or put the attacking Pokémon to sleep.

Effect Spore has a 10% chance of inducing poison, 10% chance of causing paralysis and a 10% chance of putting the opponent to sleep.

If a Pokémon with this Ability is hit by a multi-strike move that makes contact, each hit has an independent chance to activate this Ability.

Outside of battle[]

Effect Spore has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Effect Spore[]

Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Growmeo Growmeo Grass Grass Allure Effect Spore None
Montegrew Montegrew Grass Grass Allure Effect Spore None
Kertruffle Kertruffle Poison Poison Effect Spore Gluttony None
Mosshroom Mosshroom Poison Grass Effect Spore Hydration None
Lumishroom Lumishroom Poison Electric Effect Spore Volt Absorb None
Perishroom Perishroom Poison Ghost Effect Spore Cursed Body None