Wring Out (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Special
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Wring Out inflicts more damage when the opponent's HP is higher. At full HP its base power is 120 and it decreases in proportion - i.e. the power is:

120 × CurrentHP ÷ MaxHP

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Wring Out turns into Breakneck Blitz and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Wring Out
Japanese しぼりとる (Shiboritoru)
German Auswringen
French Essorage
Italian Strizzata
Spanish Estrujón

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user powerfully wrings the foe. The more HP the foe has, the greater this attack’s power.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater this attack’s power.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater the move’s power.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user powerfully wrings the target. The more HP the target has, the greater the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Wring Out 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.

Bellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
Level 50
Weepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
Level 58
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 49
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 1
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 56
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Level 57
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Level 46
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 49
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Level 50
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Level 63
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 28
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Level 44
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 1
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Level 54
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Level 46
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Level 52
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 1
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Level 61
Carnivine
#455 / Grass
Level 47
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 1
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Level 57
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Level 49
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Level 37
Servine
#496 / Grass
Level 44
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Level 50
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 55
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 1
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 61
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Level 67
Necrozma
#800 / Psychic
Level 67

Learnt by breeding

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