Essentials

Mud Bomb

Ground special

Generation 4

Summary

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 0
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 2
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
65; percentile 42.5
Accuracy
85% ≈ 55.2 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target’s accuracy.

Foreign Names

Italian
Pantanobomba
French
Boue-Bombe
Czech
Blátivá puma
German
Schlammbombe
Spanish
Bomba Fango
Japanese
どろばくだん (dorobakudan)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

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

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Mud Bomb.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

Octazooka Water special 10 65 85%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Muddy Water Water special 10 90 85%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Mirror Shot Steel special 10 65 85%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Leaf Tornado Grass special 10 65 90%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Night Daze Dark special 10 85 95%

Has a 40% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
28 28 33 33 33 Ekans Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
35 60 44 40 54 55 288
34 34 39 39 39 Arbok Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
60 85 69 65 79 80 438
29 29 26 26 26 Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
33 33 28 28 28 Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
41 41 41 41 41 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
53 53 53 53 53 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
23 23 23 21 21 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
23 23 23 21 21 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
19 19 19 19 19 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
19 19 19 19 19 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
20 20 20 18 18 Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 50 50 40 30 30 50 250
20 20 20 18 18 Piloswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 100 100 80 60 60 50 450
20 20 20 18 18 Mamoswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 110 130 80 70 60 80 530
25 25 25 25 25 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
25 25 25 25 25 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
14 14 14 14 14 Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
14 14 14 14 14 Whiscash Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 110 78 73 76 71 60 468
11 11 11 11 11 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
11 11 11 11 11 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
29 29 29 29 29 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
29 29 29 29 29 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
21 21 21 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
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.
• • • • • Diglett Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 10 55 25 35 45 95 265
• • • • • Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
• • • • Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
• • • • Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
• • • • • Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
• • • • Skitty Normal Cute Charm
Normalize
Wonder Skin
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
50 45 45 35 35 50 260
• • • • • Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
• • • Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294

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