Water Spout (move)

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Move data

Type Water
Category Special
Power 150
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Water Spout inflicts more damage when the user's HP is higher. At full HP its base power is 150 and it decreases in proportion - i.e. the power is:

150 × CurrentHP ÷ MaxHP

Water Spout is a counterpart move to Eruption. It is also similar to Crush Grip and Wring Out, based on the user rather than the opponent.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Water Spout turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 200.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Inflicts more damage if the user’s HP is high.
FireRed/LeafGreen The higher the user’s HP, the more powerful this attack becomes.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user spouts water to damage the foe. The lower the user’s HP, the less powerful it becomes.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user spouts water to damage the opposing team. The lower the user’s HP, the less powerful it becomes.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user spouts water to damage opposing Pokémon. The lower the user’s HP, the lower the move’s power.
Sun/Moon The user spouts water to damage opposing Pokémon. The lower the user’s HP, the lower the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Water Spout at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
Level 33
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
Level 33
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
Level 90
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 61
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 69

Learnt by breeding

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

SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
Monster, Water 1
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
Monster, Water 1
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
Monster, Water 1
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Water 1, Water 2