Mudkip

Mudkip is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Mud Fish Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 258
Type Water
Species Mud Fish Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 7.6 kg (16.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Damp (hidden ability)
Local № 007 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
007 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 40
76 196
Total 310 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Mudkip.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Mudkip changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby The fin on MUDKIP’s head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this POKéMON can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.
Sapphire In water, MUDKIP breathes using the gills on its cheeks. If it is faced with a tight situation in battle, this POKéMON will unleash its amazing power - it can crush rocks bigger than itself.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its large tail fin propels it through water with powerful acceleration. It is strong in spite of its size.
Emerald On land, it can powerfully lift large boulders by planting its four feet and heaving. It sleeps by burying itself in soil at the water’s edge.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to heft boulders.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its power can crush boulders. It rests by covering itself with mud at the bottom of a river.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to heft boulders.
X Its large tail fin propels it through water with powerful acceleration. It is strong in spite of its size.
Y To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to heft boulders.
Omega Ruby The fin on Mudkip’s head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this Pokémon can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.
Alpha Sapphire In water, Mudkip breathes using the gills on its cheeks. If it is faced with a tight situation in battle, this Pokémon will unleash its amazing power—it can crush rocks bigger than itself.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Using the fin on its head, Mudkip senses the flow of water to keep track of what’s going on around it. Mudkip has the strength to heft boulders.

Moves learned by Mudkip

Moves learnt by level up

Mudkip learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
6Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
9Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
12ProtectNormalStatus
15SupersonicNormalStatus 55
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
21Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
24Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
27AmnesiaPsychicStatus
30SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
33ScreechNormalStatus 85
36EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
39Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

Mudkip learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Mudkip egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
Wide GuardRockStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Mudkip is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Mudkip cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

Mudkip learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
6Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
9Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
12ProtectNormalStatus
15SupersonicNormalStatus 55
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
21Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
24Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
27AmnesiaPsychicStatus
30SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
33ScreechNormalStatus 85
36EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
39Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

Mudkip learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Mudkip egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
Wide GuardRockStatus
YawnNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Mudkip is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
15DigGroundPhysical 80 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
21RestPsychicStatus
22Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
35HailIceStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
48Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
64AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Mudkip is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Mudkip sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Mudkip  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mudkip  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mudkip  sprite from Black & White Mudkip  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Mudkip Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Mudkip Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Mudkip Shiny sprite from Black & White Mudkip Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Mudkip

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 101
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 101
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Silph Co.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Marshtomp/Swampert
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Mudkip
Japanese ミズゴロウ (Mizugorou)
German Hydropi
French Gobou

Name origin

mudskipper
amphibious fish