Brine (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM55

Effects

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
If the foe’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
If the target’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
X/Y If the target’s HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Brine at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Seel
#086 / Water
Level 33
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 33
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 44
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 39
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 51
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 30
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 30
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 36
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 37
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 28
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 28
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 33
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 30
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 34
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 1
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 31
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 31
Huntail
#367 / Water
Level 28
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 29
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 33
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 33
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 34
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 28
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 28
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 32
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 32
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 41
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 21
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Brine as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Feebas
#349 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Milotic
#350 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Clamperl
#366 / Water
Water 1
Huntail
#367 / Water
Water 1
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Water 1
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Water 2
Shellos
#422 / Water
Amorphous, Water 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
Finneon
#456 / Water
Water 2
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Water 2
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Field
Dewott
#502 / Water
Field
Samurott
#503 / Water
Field
Basculin
#550 / Water
Water 2
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Brine in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 4 — TM
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 4 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Octillery
#224 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Buizel
#418 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
Phione
#489 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM