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It weakens Electric type moves, but why have it on a bunch of Ground types. What is the point of having a move that weakens an attack when those types of attacks (Electric type moves) can't even damage you (Ground types)?

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Because mud is considered part of the ground. Logic.

Though you mean in a more practical way... Well, just remember that Mew (and Cryogonal) can learn Attract.
Blastoise can learn Mud Sport, which is kind of useful
Also remember that double battles exist, and a team could be made up of, say, a ground type and a flying type.
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There are actually a few reasons why so many ground types learn mud sport even tho they can't make use of it.

Because mud is considered part of the ground. Logic.

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You may say:
"well that makes logical sense but not at all when it comes to game mechanics" ground types can still make use of mud sport in game mechanics, here is how:

Also remember that double battles exist, and a team could be made up of, say, a ground type and a flying type.

stephwheel8-

One thing everyone forgot about are contests (mainly because they suck).

Mud Sport can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if any of the moves Mud-Slap, Sandstorm or Water Sport was used in the prior turn. It can also be used to start a combination, causing the base appeal of Mud-Slap, Water Gun and Water Sport to be doubled if used in the next turn.

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But, wasn't Mud Sport created before contests? Correct me if I'm wrong.
No it was introduced in gen 3, the same gen that introduced contests.
Thanks. This helps a lot.