Sludge Wave (move)

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Move data

Type Poison
Category Special Special
Power 95
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM34
X/Y TM34

Effects

Sludge Wave deals damage and has a 10% chance of poisoning the target.

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
X/Y The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sludge Wave 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.

Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 50
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 56
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 37
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 37

Learnt by TM

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Octillery
#224 / Water
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Tympole
#535 / Water
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Zygarde
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Hoopa
#720 / Psychic · Ghost