Mudkip

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

Mudkip artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

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

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 65
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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.

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.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Name origin

mudskipper
amphibious fish

Moves learned by Mudkip

Moves learnt by level up

Mudkip learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
4Water GunWater 40 100
9Mud-SlapGround 20 100
12ForesightNormal
17BideNormal
20Mud SportGround
25Rock ThrowRock 50 90
28ProtectNormal
33WhirlpoolWater 35 85
36Take DownNormal 90 85
41Hydro PumpWater 110 80
44EndeavorNormal 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AvalancheIce 60 100
BarrierPsychic
BiteDark 60 100
CounterFighting 100
CurseGhost
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Ice BallIce 30 90
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Mud BombGround 65 85
RefreshNormal
SludgePoison 65 100
StompNormal 65 100
UproarNormal 90 100
WhirlpoolWater 35 85
Wide GuardRock
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

Mudkip can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Earth PowerGround 90 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Low KickFighting 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PledgeWater 80 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Mudkip is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mudkip can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Mudkip learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
4Water GunWater 40 100
9Mud-SlapGround 20 100
12ForesightNormal
17BideNormal
20Mud SportGround
25Rock ThrowRock 50 90
28ProtectNormal
33WhirlpoolWater 35 85
36Take DownNormal 90 85
41Hydro PumpWater 110 80
44EndeavorNormal 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AvalancheIce 60 100
BarrierPsychic
BiteDark 60 100
CounterFighting 100
CurseGhost
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Ice BallIce 30 90
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Mud BombGround 65 85
RefreshNormal
SludgePoison 65 100
StompNormal 65 100
UproarNormal 90 100
WhirlpoolWater 35 85
Wide GuardRock
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

Mudkip can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Water PledgeWater 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Mudkip is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Mudkip can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Mudkip sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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