Muddy Water (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 90
Accuracy 85
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TR45

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.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks by shooting muddy water at 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 40
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 28
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 34
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 31
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 33
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 31
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 33
Tympole
#535 / Water
Level 40
Palpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
Level 48
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Level 54
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 40
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Level 40
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 50
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 56
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 50
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 56
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 58

Learnt by TR

Golduck
#055 / Water
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Tympole
#535 / Water
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Sobble
#816 / Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock