Essentials

Water Pledge

Water special

Generation 5

Summary

With Grass Pledge, halves opposing Pokémon's Speed for four turns.

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
80; percentile 62.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. If a friendly Pokémon used Grass Pledge earlier this turn, all opposing Pokémon have halved Speed for four turns (including this one).

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A column of water strikes the target. When combined with its fire equivalent, the damage increases and a rainbow appears.

Generation 6
X, Y

A column of water strikes the target. When combined with its fire equivalent, the damage increases and a rainbow appears.

Foreign Names

Japanese
みずのちかい (mizunochikai)
Korean
물의맹세
French
Aire d'Eau
German
Wassersäulen
Spanish
Voto Agua
Italian
Acquapatto

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Water Pledge.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Dewott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 75 60 83 60 60 413
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530

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