Earth Power (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Special Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Earth Power deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user makes the ground under the foe erupt with power. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
X/Y The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Earth Power 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.

Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 43
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 43
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 29
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 33
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 55
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 1
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 67
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 47
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 43
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 26
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 26
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 39
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 39
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 39
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 37
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 40
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 65
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 43
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 33
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 33
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 73
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 33
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 33
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Level 20
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 43

Learnt by breeding

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

Slugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Field
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Field
Tympole
#535 / Water
Water 1
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Water 1
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Water 1
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Amorphous, Water 1
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Lumineon
#457 / Water

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shellos
#422 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Gen 5 — Move tutor

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Earth Power through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy