Essentials

Muddy Water

Water special

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy 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
90; percentile 73.1
Accuracy
85% ≈ 76.5 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
30
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 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 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Attacks with muddy water. May lower accuracy.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user attacks with muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user attacks by shooting out muddy water. It may also lower the foe’s accuracy.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing team. It may also lower the targets’ accuracy.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.

Foreign Names

Italian
Fanghiglia
Spanish
Agua Lodosa
Czech
Kalná voda
German
Lehmbrühe
French
Ocroupi
Japanese
だくりゅう (dakuryuu)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that has the judge's attention.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
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 Muddy Water.

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.

Mud Bomb Ground special 10 65 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

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

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Muddy Water'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.
78 78 78 37 37 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
47 47 47 47 47 47 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
53 53 53 53 53 53 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
37 37 37 37 37 37 37 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
39 39 39 39 39 39 39 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
20 20 20 20 Kyogre Water Drizzle genderless Undiscovered 100 100 90 150 140 90 670
37 37 37 37 37 37 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
41 41 41 41 41 41 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
27 27 27 Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
28 28 28 Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
28 28 28 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
40 40 40 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
48 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
53 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500
38 Goomy Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 50 35 55 75 40 300
38 Sliggoo Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 68 75 53 83 113 60 452
38 Goodra Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 90 100 70 110 150 80 600
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.
• • • • • • Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
• • • • Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
• • • • Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
• • • • Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
• • • • Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
• • • 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
• • • Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
• • • • Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
• • • • Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
• • • 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

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