Muddy Water (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special Special
Power 90
Accuracy 85
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Muddy Water 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.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Muddy Water has base power 95.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Attacks with muddy water. May lower accuracy.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user attacks with muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks by shooting out muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.
Black/White The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Muddy Water 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.

Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 37
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 47
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 53
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 37
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 39
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 20
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 37
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 41
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 27
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Level 40
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 48
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 53
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 38
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 38
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 38

Learnt by breeding

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

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Water 3
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Water 3
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Monster
Horsea
#116 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
Seadra
#117 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Water 1, Fairy
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Water 1, Dragon
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Undiscovered
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Water 2
Clamperl
#366 / Water
Water 1
Huntail
#367 / Water
Water 1
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Water 1
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 2
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Monster
Basculin
#550 / Water
Water 2