Essentials

Sludge Wave

Poison special

Generation 5

Summary

Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
95; percentile 77.2
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All other Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
TM34
Generation 6
TM34

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to poison the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.

Foreign Names

Italian
Fangonda
Spanish
Onda Tóxica
French
Cradovague
German
Schlammwoge
Japanese
ヘドロウェーブ (hedoroweebu)

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Sludge Wave.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Poison Sting Poison physical 35 15 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Smog Poison special 20 30 70%

Has a 40% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Poison special 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Gunk Shot Poison physical 5 120 80%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Pokémon

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

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

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.
50 50 50 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
56 56 56 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
44 37 37 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
50 37 37 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
34 34 34 Ekans Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
35 60 44 40 54 55 288
34 34 34 Arbok Poison Intimidate
Shed Skin
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
60 85 69 65 79 80 438
34 34 34 Nidoqueen Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always female Undiscovered 90 92 87 75 85 76 505
34 34 34 Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always male Monster
Field
81 102 77 85 75 85 505
34 34 34 Dugtrio Ground Sand Veil
Arena Trap
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 35 80 50 50 70 120 405
34 34 34 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
34 34 34 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
34 34 34 Grimer Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
34 34 34 Muk Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
34 34 34 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
34 34 34 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
34 34 34 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
34 34 34 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
34 34 34 Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
34 34 34 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
34 34 34 Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
34 34 34 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
34 34 34 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
34 34 34 Gulpin Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 70 43 53 43 53 40 302
34 34 34 Swalot Poison Liquid Ooze
Sticky Hold
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 73 83 73 83 55 467
34 34 34 Seviper Poison Shed Skin
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
73 100 60 100 60 65 458
34 34 34 Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
34 34 34 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
34 34 34 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
34 34 34 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
34 34 34 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
34 34 34 Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
34 34 34 Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
34 34 34 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
34 34 34 Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329
34 34 34 Garbodor Poison Stench
Weak Armor
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 95 82 60 82 75 474
34 34 34 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
34 34 34 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
34 34 34 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
34 34 34 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
34 34 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
34 34 34 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
34 34 Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
34 34 34 Incarnate Landorus Ground Flying Sand Force
Sheer Force
always male Undiscovered 89 125 90 115 80 101 600
34 34 Landorus Therian Landorus Ground Flying Intimidate always male Undiscovered 89 145 90 105 80 91 600
34 Binacle Rock Water Sniper
Tough Claws
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
34 Barbaracle Rock Water Sniper
Tough Claws
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500
34 Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
34 Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
65 75 90 97 123 44 494
34 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
34 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500
34 Goomy Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 45 50 35 55 75 40 300
34 Sliggoo Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 68 75 53 83 113 60 452
34 Goodra Dragon Sap Sipper
Hydration
Gooey
½ male, ½ female Dragon 90 100 70 110 150 80 600
34 Zygarde Dragon Ground Aura Break genderless Undiscovered 108 100 121 81 95 95 600

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