Earth Power (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Special  Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Earth Power deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Earth Power turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user makes the ground under the foe erupt with power. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Earth Power 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.

NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Level 43
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Level 43
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Level 28
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 28
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 30
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 30
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Level 50
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 1
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 58
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 47
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
Level 37
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 26
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 26
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 26
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 26
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 26
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 37
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 40
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
Level 15
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Level 37
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 33
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Level 33
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 73
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 33
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 33
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
Level 20
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 37
Landorus (Therian Forme)Landorus
Therian Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 37
SandygastSandygast
#769 / Ghost · Ground
Level 45
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
Level 47

Learnt by breeding

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

SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Water 2
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Water 2
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
Grass, Monster
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
Grass, Monster
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Grass, Monster
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
Field
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Field
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
Water 1
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Water 1
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Water 1
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Flying, Water 3
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Amorphous, Water 1
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Earth Power by the various move tutors in the games.

SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
OmanyteOmanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
OmastarOmastar
#139 / Rock · Water
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
LileepLileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
AnorithAnorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam (Sandy Cloak)Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
ShellosShellos
#422 / Water
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
DeinoDeino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
ZweilousZweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Landorus (Therian Forme)Landorus
Therian Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Dusk Form)Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
SandygastSandygast
#769 / Ghost · Ground
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Earth Power through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
FlorgesFlorges
#671 / Fairy
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
XerneasXerneas
#716 / Fairy
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
BounsweetBounsweet
#761 / Grass
SteeneeSteenee
#762 / Grass
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
ComfeyComfey
#764 / Fairy
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
Tapu LeleTapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Tapu FiniTapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric