Muddy Water (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 90
Accuracy 85
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Muddy Water 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.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Muddy Water has base power 95.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Muddy Water turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Other languages

English Muddy Water
Japanese だくりゅう (Dakuryū)
German Lehmbrühe
French Ocroupi
Italian Fanghiglia
Spanish Agua Lodosa

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Attacks with muddy water. May lower accuracy.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user attacks with muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks by shooting out muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ accuracy.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Muddy Water 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.

Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 37
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 47
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 53
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 38
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 39
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 35
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 39
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 60
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 37
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 41
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 27
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 40
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 48
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 57
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 38
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 38
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 38
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 48

Learnt by breeding

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

Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Water 2
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Water 2