Bubble (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 30  (max. 48)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Bubble deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Bubble has base power 20.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Bubble turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Other languages

English Bubble
Japanese あわ (Awa)
German Blubber
French Écume
Italian Bolla
Spanish Burbuja

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may reduce SPEED.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
An attack using bubbles. May lower the foe’s SPEED.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A spray of bubbles hits the foe. It may lower the foe’s SPEED stat.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target’s Speed stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ Speed stats.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their Speed stats.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their Speed stat.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.