Earthquake (move)

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM26
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Level 46
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Level 53
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 39
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 39
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 47
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 47
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Level 34
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Level 40
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Level 40
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Level 45
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Level 48
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 33
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 36
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 37
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 46
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 43
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 46
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 54
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 54
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 48
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 51
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 40
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 46
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Level 33
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Level 33
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Level 33
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 32
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 34
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 35
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Level 1
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 37
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 40
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Level 48
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 46
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 33
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 36
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Level 43
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Level 48
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Level 54
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 50
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 54
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 49
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 49
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 57
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Level 1
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Level 44
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Level 47
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Level 55
Mudbray
#749 / Ground
Level 38
Mudsdale
#750 / Ground
Level 47

Learnt by TM

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying