Essentials

Hydro Pump

Water special

Generation 1

Summary

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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
110; percentile 84.7
Accuracy
80% ≈ 88.0 power
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
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.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

A powerful water-type attack.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Blasts water at high power to strike the foe.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A high volume of water is blasted at the foe under great pressure.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ハイドロポンプ (haidoroponpu)
Korean
하이드로펌프
French
Hydrocanon
German
Hydropumpe
Spanish
Hidrobomba
Italian
Idropompa
Czech
Vodní pumpa

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
A highly appealing move.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Use after
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Hydro Pump.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Pound Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vice Grip Normal physical 30 55 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Slam Normal physical 20 80 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Horn Attack Normal physical 25 65 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Peck Flying physical 35 35 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Drill Peck Flying physical 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Rock Throw Rock physical 15 50 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Egg Bomb Normal physical 10 100 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Megahorn Bug physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Power Whip Grass physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dragon Claw Dragon physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Power Gem Rock special 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Petal Blizzard Grass physical 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Fairy Wind Fairy special 30 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Boomburst Normal special 10 140 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Land's Wrath Ground physical 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Blitz Shadow physical 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Break Shadow physical 75 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Rave Shadow special 70 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Storm Shadow special 95 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Shadow Wave Shadow special 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Pokémon

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

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

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
42 42 47 47 47 37 40 40 40 40 40 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
47 47 53 53 53 44 48 48 48 48 48 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
52 52 68 68 68 53 60 60 60 60 60 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
60 Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
52 52 50 50 50 48 48 48 53 46 46 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
59 59 58 58 58 56 56 56 63 54 54 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
45 45 43 43 43 38 38 38 38 38 38 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
49 49 51 51 51 48 48 48 48 48 48 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
48 48 49 49 49 40 40 40 47 47 47 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
50 50 55 55 55 49 49 49 52 52 52 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
61 61 61 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
45 45 43 43 43 35 35 35 35 35 35 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
52 52 51 51 51 40 40 40 40 40 40 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
51 51 51 40 40 40 40 40 40 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
47 47 50 46 46 55 55 55 60 52 52 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
41 40 40 40 41 41 41 41 41 41 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
41 Gyarados Mega Gyarados Water Dark Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 155 109 70 130 81 640
46 46 57 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 47 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
54 52 52 52 52 71 71 71 71 45 45 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
53 53 55 55 55 52 52 52 55 55 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
49 49 65 65 65 67 67 67 75 75 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
49 49 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
53 53 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
52 52 52 43 48 48 50 50 50 Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
55 55 55 51 57 57 60 60 60 Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
58 58 58 63 71 71 76 76 76 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
41 41 41 42 42 42 45 45 45 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
53 50 50 52 52 52 57 57 57 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
45 45 42 42 42 42 40 40 Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
70 20 50 20 50 40 250
57 57 54 54 54 54 46 46 Azumarill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
100 50 80 60 80 50 420
46 46 37 57 57 57 57 57 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
42 42 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
52 52 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
49 49 49 49 49 49 Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
49 49 49 49 49 49 Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
44 44 44 29 29 37 37 37 37 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
49 49 43 45 45 45 45 45 Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
61 61 57 57 57 57 58 Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
50 50 47 47 47 47 47 47 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
59 59 62 62 62 62 62 62 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
40 40 37 37 37 37 37 37 Milotic Water Marvel Scale
Competitive
Cute Charm
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
95 60 79 100 125 81 540
50 40 40 Castform Normal Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
50 50 40 Castform Sunny Castform Fire Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
50 50 40 Castform Rainy Castform Water Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
50 50 40 Castform Snowy Castform Ice Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
50 50 51 51 51 51 51 50 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
50 50 51 51 51 51 51 50 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
64 64 71 71 71 71 71 Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
40 40 40 Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
45 45 45 45 90 90 90 90 Kyogre Water Drizzle genderless Undiscovered 100 100 90 150 140 90 670
43 43 43 43 43 43 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
51 51 51 51 51 50 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
59 59 59 59 59 59 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
45 45 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
57 57 Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
42 50 50 50 Palkia Water Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 90 120 100 150 120 100 680
43 43 43 Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
52 52 52 Dewott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 75 60 83 60 60 413
62 62 62 Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
42 42 42 Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
47 47 47 Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
53 53 53 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
51 51 50 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
61 61 61 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
49 49 49 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
53 53 53 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
61 61 Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
67 67 67 Ordinary Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
67 67 Keldeo Resolute Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
48 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
55 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
60 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
42 Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
42 Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
65 75 90 97 123 44 494
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
• • • • • • • • • Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
• • • • • • • • • Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
• • • • • • 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
• • • • • • • • Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
• • • • • • Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
• • • • • • • • Bagon Dragon Rock Head
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 75 60 40 30 50 300
• • • • • • Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
• • • Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Rotom Form: Appears when Rotom changes to this form. Disappears if Rotom becomes another form and this move can only be learned by form change.
Rotom Wash Rotom Electric Water Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520

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