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

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Persian
#053 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Zigzagoon
#263 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pachirisu
#417 / Electric
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Ambipom
#424 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Panpour
#515 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Simipour
#516 / Water
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Minccino
#572 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Cinccino
#573 / Normal
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Gen 5 — Move tutor
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Gen 5 — Move tutor