Essentials

Hydro Cannon

Water special

Generation 3

Summary

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

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
150; percentile 97.7
Accuracy
90% ≈ 135.0 power
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User loses its next turn to "recharge", and cannot attack or switch out during that turn.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is hit with a watery cannon. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ハイドロカノン (haidorokanon)
Korean
하이드로캐논
French
Hydroblast
German
Aquahaubitze
Spanish
Hidrocañón
Italian
Idrocannone
Czech
Hydrodělo

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Hydro Cannon.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Rock Wrecker Rock physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Blast Burn Fire special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Frenzy Plant Grass special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Roar of Time Dragon special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mega Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530

7 Pokémon

External Links