Sludge Wave (move)

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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
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM34
Sun/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 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 43
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 48
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Level 32
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Level 32

Learnt by TM

EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
TentacoolTentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
TentacruelTentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
WooperWooper
#194 / Water · Ground
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
TympoleTympole
#535 / Water
PalpitoadPalpitoad
#536 / Water · Ground
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
TrubbishTrubbish
#568 / Poison
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
SkrelpSkrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
DragalgeDragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
ClauncherClauncher
#692 / Water
ClawitzerClawitzer
#693 / Water
GoomyGoomy
#704 / Dragon
SliggooSliggoo
#705 / Dragon
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
Zygarde (50% Forme)Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water