Gunk Shot (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Physical Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 80
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Gunk Shot deals damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Changes

In Generations 4-5, Gunk Shot has 70% accuracy.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user shoots filthy garbage at the foe to attack. It may also poison the target.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
X/Y The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Gunk Shot 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.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Level 49
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 63
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 43
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 49
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 1
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 59
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 1
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 73
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 45
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 54

Learnt by breeding

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

Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Amorphous
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Amorphous
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous