Soak (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category Status  Status
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Soak changes the target's type to Water. It does not work on Pokémon with the ability Multitype.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Soak turns into Z-Soak and raises Special Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Soak
Japanese みずびたし (Mizubitashi)
German Überflutung
French Détrempage
Italian Inondazione
Spanish Anegar

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target’s type to Water.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target’s type to Water.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target’s type to Water.
Sword​/​Shield
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl
The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target’s type to Water.
Scarlet​/​Violet The user shoots a torrent of water that changes the target’s type to Water.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Soak 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.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 27
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 27
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Level 40
Seaking
#119 / Water
Level 44
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 40
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 48
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 1
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 28
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 24
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 28
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 32
Pyukumuku
#771 / Water
Level 50
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 70
Sobble
#816 / Water
Level 32
Drizzile
#817 / Water
Level 42
Inteleon
#818 / Water
Level 46

Learnt by breeding

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

Eiscue
Ice Face
#875 / Ice
Field, Water 1