Hydro Pump (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 110
Accuracy 80
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR03

Effects

Hydro Pump deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Hydro Pump has base power 120.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Hydro Pump turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 185.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Hydro Pump
Japanese ハイドロポンプ (Hydro Pomp)
German Hydropumpe
French Hydrocanon
Italian Idropompa
Spanish Hidrobomba

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
A powerful water-type attack.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Blasts water at high power to strike the foe.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A high volume of water is blasted at the foe under great pressure.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Sword​/​Shield The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hydro Pump 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 33
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 45
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 49
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 36
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 40
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 42
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 48
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 48
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 58
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 48
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 45
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 51
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 56
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Level 40
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 55
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 50
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 44
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 54
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 30
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 40
Politoed
#186 / Water
Level 1
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 36
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 42
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 48
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 51
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 64
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 62
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 45
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 49
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 52
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 48
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 48
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 60
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 70
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 41
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 43
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Level 63
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 55
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 59
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 36
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 50
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 58
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 44
Inteleon
#818 / Water
Level 62
Cramorant
#845 / Flying · Water
Level 56

Learnt by TR

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Kingler
#099 / Water
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Milotic
#350 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Tympole
#535 / Water
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Chewtle
#833 / Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice

Usable via Nature Power

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

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Cursola
#864 / Ghost