Effect Spore is an ability that causes attacking enemy Pokémon in close proximity to be inflicted with a status condition.


If a Pokémon with Effect Spore is attacked and is within 1 tile of the attacker, there is a 1 in 4 chance for the attacker to be inflicted with a status condition. Both physical and special attacks can trigger the ability.

There are three status conditions that can be inflicted: Poison, Paralysis, and Sleep.

Pokémon with Effect Spore

  • Vileplume
  • Paras
  • Parasect
  • Shroomish
  • Breloom
  • Foongus
  • Amoonguss

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