Hydro Pump (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special Special
Power 110
Accuracy 80
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Hydro Pump deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Hydro Pump has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
A powerful water-type attack.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Blasts water at high power to strike the foe.
FireRed/LeafGreen A high volume of water is blasted at the foe under great pressure.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
X/Y The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hydro Pump 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 40
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 48
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 60
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 53
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 63
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 38
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 48
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 47
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 52
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 61
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 35
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 40
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 52
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 41
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 47
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 71
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 55
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 1
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 50
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 60
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 76
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 45
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 57
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 42
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 46
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 42
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 52
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 49
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 40
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 71
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Level 37
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Level 42
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 45
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 58
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 47
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 62
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 37
Castform
#351 / Normal
Level 50
Huntail
#367 / Water
Level 51
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Level 51
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 71
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 40
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 90
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 43
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 50
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 59
Buizel
#418 / Water
Level 45
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Level 57
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 49
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 50
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Level 43
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 52
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 62
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 42
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 47
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 53
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 51
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 61
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 49
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 53
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 1
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 67
Froakie
#656 / Water
Level 48
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Level 55
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 60
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 42
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 42

Learnt by breeding

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

Goldeen
#118 / Water
Water 2
Seaking
#119 / Water
Water 2
Totodile
#158 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Water 1, Bug
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Water 1, Bug
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Water 2
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon
Piplup
#393 / Water
Water 1, Field
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Water 1, Field
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Water 1, Field
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Panpour
#515 / Water
Field
Simipour
#516 / Water
Field

Special/Event moves

Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
On form change

Usable via Nature Power

See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

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