Mud Shot (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Special
Power 55
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Mud Shot deals damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Mud Shot turns into Tectonic Rage and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Mud Shot
Japanese マッドショット (Mud Shot)
German Lehmschuss
French Tir de Boue
Italian Colpodifango
Spanish Disparo Lodo

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Hurls mud at the foe and reduces SPEED.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user attacks by hurling mud. It also reduces the foe’s SPEED.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target’s Speed.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. It also reduces the target’s Speed.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mud Shot 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.

Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 28
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 32
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 19
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 19
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 25
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 25
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Level 16
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Level 16
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 9
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 9
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 1
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 16
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 16
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 16
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 13
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Level 35
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Level 39
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Level 41
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Level 18
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 18

Learnt by breeding

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

Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Water 2