Water Gun (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 40
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Level 3
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Level 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 1
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 3
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 1
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Level 1
Poliwhirl
#061 / Water
Level 1
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Level 1
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 6
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 1
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Krabby
#098 / Water
Level 1
Kingler
#099 / Water
Level 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Level 1
Seadra
#117 / Water
Level 1
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 15
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Level 15
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 1
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 1
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Azumarill
#184 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Politoed
#186 / Water
Level 1
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 1
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Level 8
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 5
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 1
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 1
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Level 1
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 1
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Level 3
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Level 6
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Level 1
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Level 1
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Level 12
Wailord
#321 / Water
Level 1
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Corphish
#341 / Water
Level 1
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Level 1
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Level 4
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Level 1
Milotic
#350 / Water
Level 1
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 8
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 1
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 1
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 5
Shellos
#422 / Water
Level 1
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Level 1
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Level 1
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
Level 1
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Level 1
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Level 8
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Level 1
Skrelp
#690 / Poison · Water
Level 10
Dragalge
#691 / Poison · Dragon
Level 1
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Level 1
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Level 1
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Level 5
Sliggoo
#705 / Dragon
Level 1
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Level 1
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Level 1
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 3
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 1
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Level 1
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 1
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 1
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Sobble
#816 / Water
Level 6
Drizzile
#817 / Water
Level 1
Inteleon
#818 / Water
Level 1
Chewtle
#833 / Water
Level 1
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Cramorant
#845 / Flying · Water
Level 7
Pincurchin
#871 / Electric
Level 5
Dracovish
#882 / Water · Dragon
Level 1
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Level 1