Poison-Type Pokémon

27 Best Poison-Type Pokémon of All Time

When ever I think about Poison-Type Pokemon I think these are the most dangerous creatures in the series.

From Poisonous snake Pokemon to toxic gasses and even funny garbage bags these poison type Pokemon have it all.

And these Pokemon are worth training because they have an incredible utility and powerful moves and don’t just go by my word I mean poison type is choose by the most iconic trainers like Janine from fuchsia city.

So, Put on your hazmat suit with a gas mask and lets explore these toxic poison Pokemon of all time.

27. Gastly


Gastly has no true form, due to 95% of its body being poisonous gas, with the other 5% believed to be made up of the souls of those who died from the gas.

However, it consistently appears as a black, spherical Pokémon surrounded by a purple haze.

It has a wide, pink mouth with two visible fangs. Though its eyes seem to extend past its round body, visible eyelids surround them.

26. Foongus


Foongus is a white, mushroom-like Pokémon with a cap that looks quite similar to a Poké Ball. It has stubby, digit-less arms, a large pink mouth, and pinprick-like dark eyes.

It uses the Poké Ball-like pattern on its head to lure people and Pokémon in grassy areas, then releases a cloud of poisonous spores to defend itself.

The spores can also be used as a stomach medicine if thoroughly dried. It moves by either hopping or turning on its side and rolling on its cap. It is one of the shortest Grass-type Pokémon.

25. Garbodor


Garbodor has the appearance of a pile of trash spilling out of a large, torn garbage bag. It has a round, lumpy body that is mostly tan with blue and pink lumps.

Its head has the appearance of the tied end of a garbage bag that has been ripped open and trails down like a cape. It has two appendages that look like clumps of garbage coming from its head.

Its large, round eyes have small pupils, and when it opens its mouth, its large, triangular teeth can be seen.

24. Skuntank


Skuntank is a medium-sized mammalian Pokémon that resembles a skunk with the face of a cat. It has purple, spiky fur with several tan stripes.

The whiskers present on its pre-evolution have since vanished or have been replaced by furry purple tufts on the sides of Skuntank’s face.

Its legs are tan, and the tan coloration of its underside now forms a spiky pattern. Its nose is larger than its pre-evolution.

23. Venomoth


Venomoth is an insectoid Pokémon whose body is varying shades of purple. Its head and thorax are light purple, and it has bulbous, round light blue eyes, a small mandible, and a three-point crest on its head.

Tucked close to its thorax are three pairs of tiny, whitish legs. Its abdomen is paler with several black, zigzagging stripes encircling it.

It has two pairs of pale purple moth-like wings with thin black venation. These wings are covered in dust-like scales that vary in color depending on their toxic capability.

22. Drapion


Drapion is a large, purple, scorpion-like Pokémon. Its eyes are a pointed shape, with blue-colored upper portions. Drapion has two small, pointed protrusions between its eyes, and one on the back of its head.

Drapion also has protrusions on its jaws, two on the upper and three on the lower, with large, fang-like, white-colored features extending from its mouth.

Its body is composed of many violet-to-lavender body segments which ends with a tail with two stingers.

21. Vileplume


Vileplume is a blue, bipedal Pokémon with rudimentary hands and feet. It has beady red eyes and a small mouth. On its head is a massive red flower with an orange-brown center.

Vileplume’s flower is said to have the largest petals in the world and is almost too heavy for the Pokémon itself to support.

The rounded petals of the flower are red and covered with white spots. A female Vileplume has fewer, but larger, spots on its petals.

20. Arbok


Arbok is a serpentine Pokémon that resembles a cobra. It has narrow eyes and several sharp teeth. Just below its head is a large hood with a face-like pattern.

This pattern has over 20 possible variations. The pattern typically has two red and yellow eyespots outlined in black, a wide black streak resembling an upturned mouth, and a black V-shaped stripe above the eyespots.

Arbok is capable of crushing opponents by coiling its body around them and squeezing them tightly.

19. Seviper


Seviper is a serpentine Pokémon that is usually depicted scrunched up like an accordion. It is mostly black in color but has several markings on its body.

It has yellow hexagon markings that run from its head to its tail, small yellow bumps where it touches the ground, and various purple scar-like marks.

It has elongated red fangs that protrude from its upper jaw and fierce red eyes. Its tail is partially red and has a blade-like shape. Seviper sharpens its tail on rocks and can use it for its former signature move, Poison Tail.

18. Weezing


Weezing is a purple Pokémon consisting of two spherical heads connected by a thin tube with another sphere in the center. The heads have different sizes and features.

The left head is larger and has prominent eyebrows, pointed teeth protruding from its lower jaw, and two flat teeth in its upper jaw. The smaller, right head simply has two pointed teeth, one at each corner of its mouth.

The larger head has a cream-colored skull-and-crossbones marking below its face, while the smaller head has a ring marking instead.

17. Galarian Weezing

Galarian Weezing

Galarian Weezing consumes particles from the polluted air. It expels clean air instead of droppings. The toxins within Weezing’s body are accumulated into poison gas clouds that leaks and drifts around it.

The gas is Weezing’s best weapon in battle, being potent enough to stun and immobilize an opponent with just a whiff. Galarian Weezing preys on Trubbish for the fumes it produces.

Galarian Weezing is the only known Pokémon capable of using the move Strange Steam.

16. Tentacruel


Tentacruel is a large, jellyfish-like Pokémon. It has a clear, light blue body that has two large, red orbs on either side and smaller orb in the center.

Its eyes are visible in its round lower body, which is black. Extending from its lower body are two blue, beak-like appendages and numerous grayish tentacles.

Its red orbs glow whenever it is excited or agitated, communicating with its own kind, and it may alert others to danger by stridently flashing them. 

15. Scolipede


Scolipede is a centipede-like Pokémon that usually stands with the front half of its body raised vertically off the ground. Its segmented body is dark magenta, except for its smooth, dark gray underside.

Long, slightly bent horns similar to antennae extend from its head, as well as an identical pair of horns on its rear. Purple bands decorate these horns, and teardrop-shaped rings of the same color mark each body segment, one on each side of its body.

It possesses four pairs of short, purple fore-claws on the body segments that make up its neck, which is used to inject poison.

14. Crobat


Crobat is a purple, bat-like Pokémon with a small, round body. It has long, pointed ears, yellow eyes with red pupils, and a small mouth that usually has its teeth bared.

On its body are two pairs of wings: an upper pair that is slightly larger and a lower pair that developed from its legs. Both pairs have green-blue membranes, but the lower pair’s membranes are only visible from the back.

The upper wings have two claw-like fingers near the middle. On the bottom of its body are what appear to be a pair of stubby feet or tufts of fur.

13. Salazzle


Salazzle is a dark gray Pokémon resembling a salamander or lizard. Its thin body has a purple underside with several wavy, dark pink markings: a U-shaped marking with two additional lines inside on its chest and one on each hip resembling wisps of smoke.

The dark gray on its head and neck extends slightly onto its chest in a V-shape.

It has a slender head with purple, almond-shaped eyes with slit pupils and two fang-like projections on each side of its lower jaw.

12. Toxicroak


Toxicroak is a dark blue and teal, bipedal Pokémon resembling a poison dart frog. Its head bears a gently-upward curling spike which seems to be a part of the skull.

Its eyes are bright yellow, sinister and intimidating, with a small snake-like pupil. Its mouth gives an appearance of a mouth-guard, with its red upper lip curling upward at the ends in a very intimidating manner.

Underneath its chin is a bulbous red vocal sac, which is smaller on a female Toxicroak. It has three fingers and one large red claw on the back of each hand. 

11. Venusaur


Venusaur is a squat, quadrupedal Pokémon with bumpy, blue-green skin. It has small, circular red eyes; a short, blunt snout; and a wide mouth with two pointed teeth in the upper jaw and four in the lower jaw.

On top of its head are small, pointed ears with reddish pink insides. It has three clawed toes on each foot. The bud on its back has bloomed into a large pink, white-spotted flower.

The flower is supported by a thick, brown trunk surrounded by green fronds. A female Venusaur will have a seed in the center of its flower.

10. Alolan Muk

Alolan Muk

Muk is a large, sticky, amorphous Pokémon made of living purple sludge. It has two small eyes with beady black pupils.

It also has an enormous mouth with a gray tongue and strands of ooze connecting its top and bottom jaws.

While it has no visible legs, it does have two arms with three fingers on each hand. However, it typically keeps one hand tucked in while it extends the other hand.

9. Nidoking & Nidoqueen

Nidoking & Nidoqueen

Nidoking is a large, bipedal, purple Pokémon with distinct reptilian features. It has narrow eyes, large, spiny ears, fur-like tufts on its cheeks, and a short snout filled with pointed teeth.

Nidoqueen is a large, bipedal blue Pokémon with distinct reptilian features. Its body is encased with extremely hard scales that serve as excellent protection from any attack and stand up when Nidoqueen is excited or provoked.

It has a blunt snout, narrow brown eyes, and large ears with brown insides.

8. Toxapex


Toxapex is a small Pokémon with large, starfish-like tentacles sprouting from the top of its head. It has bright blue eyes with yellow sclerae and pupils.

Its main body is a dark purple and consists of two sections: its head and lower body. Its head turns dark blue on top where the tentacles connect, and its lower body has triangular protrusions extending in all directions.

Additionally, its body is typically suspended due to the length of its tentacles.

7. Naganadel


Naganadel is an Ultra Beast that has both draconic and insectoid features. Its upper body is slender with thin arms and a long neck.

The upper chest, neck, head, and arms are light purple, while its waist is dark purple with a fuchsia stripe on each side. Each shoulder has a long gray spike and each hand has three pinkish purple claws.

Running down each side of its neck is a dark purple stripe, which connect and form a loop on its chest. The lower area of the loop is fuchsia and has a short, downward extension in the middle.

6. Nihilego


Nihilego is an Ultra Beast that resembles a jellyfish. The bell is semi-translucent and encircled with several white, star-shaped markings. The wavy rim of the bell flares outward and is bright blue.

Its tentacles appear gelatinous and give it a vaguely humanoid shape. Several tentacles mesh together forming the appearance of cape or long hair, while four shorter tentacles resemble shorter hair and arms.

Two long tentacles make up the legs of the human shape. In addition to its shape, it is sometimes seen acting like a young girl.

5. Dragalge


Dragalge is an aquatic Pokémon that resembles a common sea dragon. Its body is curved in way that vaguely resembles the number three.

Its sides are a light purple with slender vertical lines, while most of the rest of its body is a dull brown. There is a light purple patch on its face surrounding its red eyes. It has a tubular, upturned snout and on the back of its head is a thin appendage.

On top of its head is a red, leaf-like crest with two brownish green antennae. On either side of its body is a skinny, leaf-like appendage and its tailfin also resembles a large leaf. There are three small spikes along its back.

4. Roserade


Roserade is a bipedal Pokémon with an appearance that incorporates features of roses and masquerade attire. It has hair made of white rose petals, and a leafy, green cape with a yellow, collar-like bangle on its neck.

The cape pattern reaches toward the back of its head, in spiky, sepal-like extensions on the hair. A male will have a shorter cape than a female. It has a dark-green mask over its red, yellow-lidded eyes.

The lower portion of its face is light green, and it holds a bouquet in each hand, with a red in its right hand and blue in its left. Its limbs and underside are light green. Its feet end with yellow tips.

3. Toxtricity


Amped Form Toxtricity is a bipedal, lizard-like Pokémon with a purple-colored body and a yellow underbelly. It has electric frills that extends from front nose to neck.

It has black eyes with white sclera. It has two short horns on top while large horns behind both sides of eyes. On its back are two smaller electric spikes along with four purple horns on four yellow spots each.

Six organs protrudes on its chest. It wear a crescent shaped body part with seven spikes located between lower body. The wrist of its arms have four spikes each.

2. Eternatus


Eternatus is a gigantic, draconic alien Pokémon. Its body has a vaguely draconic shape and a skeletal appearance, and is largely dark violet with red highlights.

Its main body and tail are long, thin, and resemble a spinal column, and it has four small, thin limbs ending in claws formed from spindly appendages attached at right angles.

Its torso is formed from a cage of appendages resembling ribs, and inside is a glowing pink core that serves as Eternatus’s energy source, absorbing energy to sustain it.

1. Gengar


Gengar is a dark purple, bipedal Pokémon with a roundish body. It has red eyes, a wide mouth that is usually curled into a sinister grin, and pointed ears.

On its back are numerous spikes and it has smaller spikes on top of its head similar to tufty fur. Its arms and legs are short with three digits on both its hands and feet. It also has a stubby tail.

Gengar has the ability to hide perfectly in the shadow of any object, granting it exceptional stealth. However, Gengar’s body acts as a heat sink.