Mud Bomb (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Special
Power 65
Accuracy 85
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Mud Bomb deals damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each. Pokémon with the abilities Keen Eye, Clear Body or White Smoke cannot have their accuracy reduced.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Mud Bomb turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Mud Bomb
Japanese どろばくだん (Doro Bakudan)
German Schlammbombe
French Boue-Bombe
Italian Pantanobomba
Spanish Bomba Fango

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target’s accuracy.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target’s accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mud Bomb 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.

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Level 33
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 39
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Level 25
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Level 25
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 25
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 25
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 41
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 53
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 18
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 18
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 19
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 19
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 22
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 22
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 13
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 13
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 11
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 11
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Level 29
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Level 29
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Level 18
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 21

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Mud Bomb as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Usable via Nature Power

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

Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
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
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy