Status Effects have been in the games since the Red & Green hit Japan in 1996. They are vital in battle and help you to hinder your foes. However, they are also used on yourself and as of the 3rd generation, many Pokémon have benefits from being afflicted with Status Condition and as such a Pokémon can only have one major status condition afflicted on it at any one time.
There are many items around that will heal the certain status conditions...sometimes even all of the possible ones. However there are also some items that will give the user the particular status condition and some which if flung, will give the opponent that status condition. There are also some moves & abilities that prevent status conditions from being placed, such as Safeguard, Leaf Guard & Misty Terrain.
The following items will heal any major status condition:
The status types and the effects are as follows:
Badly Poisoned acts like Poison in the same manner, however the effects it gives is cumulative. It only lasts in the battle it was afflicted in, in which it reverts to normal poisonEffects:
The Pokémon loses 1/16th Max HP for the first turn and then adds 1/16th to the amount to be lost so on 2nd turn 2/16th, 3rd 3/16th and so on until the Pokémon faints
Method of Healing:
Methods of Inflicting
Holding the Toxic Orb inflicts it on yourself
Flinging the Toxic Orb
Using the following attacks:
The following statuses can be inflicted at the same time as the above, but they are no longer in effect if the Pokémon leaves the battle
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