Earthquake (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Physical Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM26
Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM26
Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM26
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM26
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM26
X/Y TM26

Effects

Earthquake deals damage, and will hit with double power if the opponent is underground due to the move Dig.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Tough but useless vs. flying foes.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A powerful quake, but has no effect on flying foes.
FireRed/LeafGreen An earthquake that strikes all POKéMON in battle excluding the user.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user sets off an earthquake that hits all the Pokémon in the battle.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user sets off an earthquake that strikes those around it.
X/Y The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Earthquake at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 46
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 46
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 40
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 50
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 39
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 47
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 47
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 56
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 62
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 33
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 36
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 37
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 40
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 46
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 46
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 54
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 54
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 46
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 52
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 40
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 46
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 55
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 39
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 45
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 35
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Level 32
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 37
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 40
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 62
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 46
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 33
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 36
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 43
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 48
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 54
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 45
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 50
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 55
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 49
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 57
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 60
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 44
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 47
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 55

Learnt by Machine

Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Politoed
#186 / Water
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Tyrogue
#236 / Fighting
Hitmontop
#237 / Fighting
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground

Usable via Nature Power

See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon