Brine (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM55

Effects

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Brine turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Brine
Japanese しおみず (Shiomizu)
German Lake
French Saumure
Italian Acquadisale
Spanish Salmuera

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
If the foe’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
If the target’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
If the target’s HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
If the target’s HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Brine at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 34
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 36
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 33
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 33
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 44
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 39
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 51
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 31
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 31
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 28
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 37
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 28
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 28
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 33
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 27
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 31
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 22
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Level 1
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 25
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 25
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 21
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 21
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 29
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 29
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 17
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 17
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 19
Huntail
#367 / Water
Level 19
Piplup
#393 / Water
Level 29
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Level 33
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Level 33
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 34
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 28
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 28
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 32
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 32
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Level 41
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Level 21
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Level 21
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 14
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 32

Learnt by breeding

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

Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Water 2

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Brine in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Golduck
#055 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 4 — TM
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 4 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Gen 4 — TM
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Octillery
#224 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Gen 4 — TM
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Buizel
#418 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Gen 4 — TM
Phione
#489 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Gen 4 — TM
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Gen 4 — TM