Essentials

Mud Shot

Ground special

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed 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
55; percentile 27.9
Accuracy
95% ≈ 52.2 power
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
100
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. Has a 100% 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 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Hurls mud at the foe and reduces SPEED.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user attacks by hurling mud. It also reduces the foe’s SPEED.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target’s Speed.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. It also reduces the target’s Speed.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This may also lowers the target’s Speed stat.

Foreign Names

German
Lehmschuss
French
Tir de Boue
Italian
Colpodifango
Spanish
Disp. Lodo
Czech
Bahnomet
Japanese
マッドショット (maddoshotto)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
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 Mud Shot.

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.

Bubble Water special 30 40 100%

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.

Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed 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 Shot's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 3 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 28 28 28 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
32 32 32 32 32 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
23 19 19 19 19 19 Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
23 19 19 19 19 19 Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
25 25 25 25 25 25 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
25 25 25 25 25 25 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
25 16 16 16 16 16 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
25 16 16 16 16 16 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
16 9 9 9 9 9 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
16 9 9 9 9 9 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
16 16 16 16 16 16 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
16 16 16 16 16 16 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
Groudon Ground Drought genderless Undiscovered 100 150 140 100 90 90 670
16 16 16 Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
16 16 16 Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
16 16 16 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
13 13 13 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
Incarnate Landorus Ground Flying Sand Force
Sheer Force
always male Undiscovered 89 125 90 115 80 101 600
Landorus Therian Landorus Ground Flying Intimidate always male Undiscovered 89 145 90 105 80 91 600
35 Chespin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 56 61 65 48 45 38 313
39 Quilladin Grass Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 61 78 95 56 58 57 405
41 Chesnaught Grass Fighting Overgrow
Bulletproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 88 107 122 74 75 64 530
18 Bunnelby Normal Cheek Pouch
Pickup
Huge Power
½ male, ½ female Field 38 36 38 32 36 57 237
18 Diggersby Normal Ground Cheek Pouch
Pickup
Huge Power
½ male, ½ female Field 85 56 77 50 77 78 423
Generation 3 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.
• • • • Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
• • • • • Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
• • • • • Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
• • • Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
• • • • • Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
• • • • • • Swinub Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 50 50 40 30 30 50 250
• • • Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
• • • • • • Surskit Bug Water Swift Swim
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
40 30 32 50 52 65 269
• • • • Trapinch Ground Hyper Cutter
Arena Trap
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Bug 45 100 45 45 45 10 290
• • • Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
• • • Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
• • • • Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
58 70 45 40 45 42 300
• • • 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
• • • Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490

External Links