Aqua Tail (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Aqua Tail deals damage with no additional effect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Aqua Tail turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Aqua Tail
Japanese アクアテール (Aqua Tail)
German Nassschweif
French Hydroqueue
Italian Idrondata
Spanish Acua Cola

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Aqua Tail at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 24
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 30
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 30
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 24
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 24
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 32
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Level 31
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Level 33
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 33
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 19
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 21
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 24
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 56
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 24
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 24
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 32
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 30
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 9
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 64
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 44
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 36
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 36
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 35
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 45
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 45
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 1
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 32

Learnt by breeding

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