Sludge Wave (move)

Move data

Type Poison
Category   Special
Power 95
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM34
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM34
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM34

Effects

Sludge Wave deals damage and has a 10% chance of poisoning the target.

Poison or Steel type Pokémon, those with the ability Immunity or those behind a Substitute cannot be poisoned.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Poisonium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sludge Wave turns into Acid Downpour and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sludge Wave 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.

Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 43
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 48
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Level 32
Muk
#089 / Poison
Level 32

Learnt by TM

Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground