Bubble (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Bubble deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Bubble has base power 20.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may reduce SPEED.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
An attack using bubbles. May lower the foe’s SPEED.
FireRed/LeafGreen A spray of bubbles hits the foe. It may lower the foe’s SPEED stat.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target’s Speed stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ Speed stats.
X/Y A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their Speed stats.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Bubble 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 13
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 13
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 13
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 11
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 11
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 1
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 11
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 1
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 11
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 12
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 12
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 7
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 7
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 13
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 8
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 11
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Level 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Level 1
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 7
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 1
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 8
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 8
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 1
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 8
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Phione
#489 / Water
Level 1
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Level 1
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 1
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Froakie
#656 / Water
Level 5
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Level 5
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 5
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 12
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 12
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 12
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 12
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 1
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 1
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Water 3
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Water 3