Essentials

Brine

Water special

Generation 4

Summary

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon ½
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 2
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water ½

Stats

Power
65; percentile 42.5
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 4
TM55
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. If the target has less than half its max HP remaining, this move has double power.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

If the foe’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

If the target’s HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.

Foreign Names

French
Saumure
Czech
Slaná voda
German
Lake
Spanish
Salmuera
Italian
Acquadisale
Japanese
しおみず (shiomizu)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Brine.

Pokémon

Water Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Brine's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
33 33 33 33 Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
33 33 33 33 Dewgong Water Ice Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 70 80 70 95 70 475
44 44 44 44 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
39 39 39 39 Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
51 51 51 51 Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
30 30 30 30 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
30 30 30 30 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
30 30 30 30 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
36 36 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
37 37 37 37 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
28 28 28 28 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
28 28 28 28 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
33 33 33 33 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
34 34 Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
31 31 31 31 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
31 31 31 31 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
28 28 28 28 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
29 29 29 29 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
33 33 33 33 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
33 33 33 33 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
34 34 34 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
28 28 28 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
28 28 28 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
32 32 32 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
32 32 32 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
41 41 41 Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
21 21 21 Cubchoo Ice Snow Cloak
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Field 55 70 40 60 40 40 305
21 21 21 Beartic Ice Snow Cloak
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 80 70 80 50 485
Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
• • • Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
• • • Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
• • • Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
• • • Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
• • • Feebas Water Swift Swim
Oblivious
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
20 15 20 10 55 80 200
• • • Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
• • • Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
• • • Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
• • • Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
• • • Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
• • • Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
• • • Red-Striped Basculin Water Reckless
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
• • • Basculin Blue-Striped Basculin Water Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
• • • Ducklett Water Flying Keen Eye
Big Pecks
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
62 44 50 44 50 55 305
Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
55 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
55 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
55 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
55 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
55 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
55 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
55 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
55 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
55 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
55 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
55 Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
55 Dewgong Water Ice Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 70 80 70 95 70 475
55 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
55 Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
55 Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
55 Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
55 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
55 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
55 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
55 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
55 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
55 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
55 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
55 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
55 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
55 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
55 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
55 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
55 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
55 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
55 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
55 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
55 Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
55 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
55 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
55 Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
55 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
55 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
55 Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
55 Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
55 Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
55 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
55 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
55 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
55 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
55 Spheal Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
70 40 50 55 50 25 290
55 Sealeo Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 60 70 75 70 45 410
55 Walrein Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
110 80 90 95 90 65 530
55 Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
55 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
55 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
55 Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
55 Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
55 Kyogre Water Drizzle genderless Undiscovered 100 100 90 150 140 90 670
55 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
55 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
55 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
55 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
55 Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
55 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
55 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
55 Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
55 Lumineon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
55 Palkia Water Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 90 120 100 150 120 100 680
55 Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
55 Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
55 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720

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