Earthquake (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM26
Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM26
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM26
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM26
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM26
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM26
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM26
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM41
Sword​/​Shield TR10

Effects

Earthquake deals damage, and will hit with double power if the opponent is underground due to the move Dig.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Earthquake turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 180.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Earthquake
Japanese じしん (Jishin)
German Erdbeben
French Séisme
Italian Terremoto
Spanish Terremoto

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Tough but useless vs. flying foes.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A powerful quake, but has no effect on flying foes.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen An earthquake that strikes all POKéMON in battle excluding the user.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user sets off an earthquake that hits all the Pokémon in the battle.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user sets off an earthquake that strikes those around it.
X​/​Y The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
Sword​/​Shield The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Earthquake 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.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 45
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 61
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 40
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 40
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 48
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 48
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 45
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 47
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 40
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 52
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 45
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 51
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 31
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 33
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 33
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 40
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 44
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 44
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 36
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 40
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 40
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 44
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 47
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 51
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 44
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 52
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 36
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 42
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 44
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Level 44
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 52
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 58
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 36
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 48
Mudbray
#749 / Ground
Level 36
Mudsdale
#750 / Ground
Level 40
Runerigus
#867 / Ground · Ghost
Level 50

Learnt by TR

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Cursola
#864 / Ghost