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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page 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 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

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Gunk Shot by the various move tutors in the games.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Octillery
#224 / Water
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Octillery
#224 / Water
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting