Water Gun (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM12

Effects

Water Gun deals damage with no additional effect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Water Gun turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Water Gun
Japanese みずでっぽう (Mizu Deppō)
German Aquaknarre
French Pistolet à O
Italian Pistolacqua
Spanish Pistola Agua

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Squirts water to attack.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Squirts water to attack the foe.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is struck with a lot of water expelled forcibly from the mouth.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Water Gun 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.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 7
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 1
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 7
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 7
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 7
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 1
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 7
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 5
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 1
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 5
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 9
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 9
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 13
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 1
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 13
Staryu
#120 / Water
Level 4
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Level 10
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 10
Totodile
#158 / Water
Level 6
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 1
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Level 6
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 1
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Level 6
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 12
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 12
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 9
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 1
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 13
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Level 4
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 4
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 4
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 7
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 1
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 7
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 9
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 9
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 7
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 1
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 7
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 1
Castform
#351 / Normal
Level 10
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 1
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 1
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 1
Clamperl
#366 / Water
Level 1
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 10
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Level 4
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Level 1
Buizel
#418 / Water
Level 15
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Level 15
Finneon
#456 / Water
Level 6
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 1
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Level 6
Oshawott
#501 / Water
Level 7
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 1
Dewott
#502 / Water
Level 7
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 1
Samurott
#503 / Water
Level 7
Panpour
#515 / Water
Level 10
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 1
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 4
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 1
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 4
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 1
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 1
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 1
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 1
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 1
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 1
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 1
Bruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Water Gun in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Rattata
#019 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Raticate
#020 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Nidorina
#030 / Poison
Gen 1 — TM
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Nidorino
#033 / Poison
Gen 1 — TM
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Gen 1 — TM
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Gen 1 — TM
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 1 — TM
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Gen 1 — TM
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Persian
#053 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Gen 1 — Level up
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Gen 1 — Level up
Seel
#086 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Gen 1 — TM
Krabby
#098 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Kingler
#099 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Gen 1 — TM
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Gen 1 — TM
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Seaking
#119 / Water
Gen 1 — TM
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Gen 1 — TM
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Gen 1 — TM
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Gen 1 — TM
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 1 — TM
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Gen 1 — TM
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Gen 1 — TM
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Gen 1 — TM
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Gen 1 — TM
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Gen 1 — TM
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Gen 2 — Breeding
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Gen 2 — Breeding
Suicune
#245 / Water
Gen 2 — Level up