Water Pulse (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special Special
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM03
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM03

Effects

Water Pulse deals damage and has a 20% chance of confusing the target.

Pokémon with the ability Own Tempo or those behind a Substitute cannot be confused.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets any single Pokemon on the field including non-adjacent ones.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire Attacks with ultrasonic waves. May confuse the foe
FireRed/LeafGreen An attack with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
Emerald Attacks with ultrasonic waves. May confuse the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
X/Y The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This may also confuse the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Water Pulse 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 25
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 28
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 28
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 18
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 18
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 33
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 34
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 28
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 28
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Level 17
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 17
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 14
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 17
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 28
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 26
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 19
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 17
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 17
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 21
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 21
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 22
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 22
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 13
Huntail
#367 / Water
Level 15
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Level 15
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 22
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 1
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 7
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 7
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 22
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 22
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 19
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 6
Phione
#489 / Water
Level 46
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Level 46
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Level 23
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 25
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 25
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 13
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 13
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 22
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 22
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 25
Froakie
#656 / Water
Level 14
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Level 14
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Level 14
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 25
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 25
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 34
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 34
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

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

Poliwag
#060 / Water
Water 1
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Water 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Water 1
Seel
#086 / Water
Field, Water 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Field, Water 1
Shellder
#090 / Water
Water 3
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Water 3
Horsea
#116 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Seadra
#117 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Water 1
Totodile
#158 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Water 2
Politoed
#186 / Water
Water 1
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
Octillery
#224 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Water 3
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Water 3
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Clamperl
#366 / Water
Water 1
Huntail
#367 / Water
Water 1
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Water 1
Tympole
#535 / Water
Water 1
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Water 1
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Water 1
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Water 1, Water 3
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Mineral
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Mineral
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Mineral