Gunk Shot (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   Physical
Power 120
Accuracy 80
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR73

Effects

Gunk Shot deals damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Changes

In Generations 4-5, Gunk Shot has 70% accuracy.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Gunk Shot turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Gunk Shot
Japanese ダストシュート (Dust Shoot)
German Mülltreffer
French Détricanon
Italian Sporcolancio
Spanish Lanza Mugre

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user shoots filthy garbage at the foe to attack. It may also poison the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.
Sword​/​Shield The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Gunk Shot 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.

Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 1
Trubbish
#568 / Poison
Level 39
Garbodor
#569 / Poison
Level 43

Learnt by TR

Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Toxtricity
Low Key Form
#849 / Electric · Poison
Toxtricity
Amped Form
#849 / Electric · Poison