Earthquake (move)

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Move data

Type Ground
Category Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

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
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM26
Sun/Moon TM26

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 Pokemon.

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 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 46
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 53
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Level 40
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 50
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 34
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 40
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 40
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 45
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 48
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 33
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 36
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 37
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 46
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
Level 43
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 46
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 54
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 54
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 48
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 51
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 40
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 46
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 33
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 33
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 33
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 32
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 34
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
Level 35
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Level 32
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 37
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 40
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 48
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 46
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 33
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 36
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 43
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 48
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 54
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 45
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 50
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 55
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 49
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 57
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 60
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 44
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 47
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 55

Learnt by TM

VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl
#061 / Water
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
PinsirPinsir
#127 / Bug
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
PolitoedPolitoed
#186 / Water
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
TyrogueTyrogue
#236 / Fighting
HitmontopHitmontop
#237 / Fighting
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam (Sandy Cloak)Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water