Wring Out (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Special Special
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Wring Out inflicts more damage when the opponent's HP is higher. At full HP its base power is 120 and it decreases in proportion - i.e. the power is:

120 × CurrentHP ÷ MaxHP

Wring Out is a Special-category counterpart move to Crush Grip. It is also similar to Water Spout and Eruption, based on the opponent rather than the user.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user powerfully wrings the foe. The more HP the foe has, the greater this attack’s power.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater this attack’s power.
X/Y The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Wring Out 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.

Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 47
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 47
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 54
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 61
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 57
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 46
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 49
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Level 50
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Level 63
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 28
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 54
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 1
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 66
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 50
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 64
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 1
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 76
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 47
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 1
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 57
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 49
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Level 37
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 44
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 50
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 55
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 61

Learnt by breeding

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

Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Water 1, Water 3
Chikorita
#152 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Meganium
#154 / Grass
Grass, Monster
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Dragon, Field
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Water 3
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Water 3