Essentials

Bubble

Water special

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

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
40; percentile 16.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
30, up to 48 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may reduce SPEED.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

An attack using bubbles. May lower the foe’s SPEED.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A spray of bubbles hits the foe. It may lower the foe’s SPEED stat.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the foe. It may also lower the target’s Speed stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ Speed stats.

Generation 6
X, Y

A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their Speed stats.

Foreign Names

French
Écume
Italian
Bolla
Spanish
Burbuja
Czech
Bublinky
German
Blubber
Japanese
あわ (awa)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
♥♥
Flavor text
Startles all Pokémon that have done their appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Bubble.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Constrict Normal physical 35 10 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Mud Shot Ground special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
8 7 7 7 7 7 13 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
5 5 5 5 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
12 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
12 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
10 10 10 7 Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
70 20 50 20 50 40 250
Azumarill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
100 50 80 60 80 50 420
13 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
13 12 8 8 8 8 Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
Surskit Bug Water Swift Swim
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
40 30 32 50 52 65 269
Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
8 8 8 8 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
8 8 8 8 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
5 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
5 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
5 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
12 Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
12 Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
65 75 90 97 123 44 494
12 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
12 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500
Goomy Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 50 35 55 75 40 300
Sliggoo Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 68 75 53 83 113 60 452
Goodra Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 90 100 70 110 150 80 600
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335

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