Soak (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   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 The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and 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