Mud Bomb (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Special Special
Power 65
Accuracy 85
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Mud Bomb deals damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each. Pokémon with the abilities Keen Eye, Clear Body or White Smoke cannot have their accuracy reduced.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.
X/Y The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target’s accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mud Bomb 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 33
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 39
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 26
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 28
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 41
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 53
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 21
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 21
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 19
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 19
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 25
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 25
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 14
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 14
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 11
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 11
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 29
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 29
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

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

Diglett
#050 / Ground
Field
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Field
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Field, Water 1
Golduck
#055 / Water
Field, Water 1
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Fairy
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Fairy
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Fairy, Field
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Undiscovered
Tympole
#535 / Water
Water 1
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Water 1
Lumineon
#457 / Water

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Mud Bomb through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Bulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Venusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Victreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Deerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Sawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Amoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy