Essentials

Waterfall

Water physical

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

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
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
20
Priority
0 (normal)

Flags

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
HM07
Generation 3
HM07
Generation 4
HM07
Generation 5
HM05
Generation 6
HM05

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An aquatic charge attack.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Charges the foe with speed to climb waterfalls.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A powerful charge attack. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

The user charges the foe at an awesome speed. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.

HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user charges at the foe rapidly, and may make it flinch. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user charges at the target and may make it flinch. It can also be used to climb a waterfall.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user charges at the target and may make it flinch. This can also be used to climb a waterfall.

Foreign Names

Czech
Vodopád
Spanish
Cascada
Italian
Cascata
German
Kaskade
French
Cascade
Japanese
たきのぼり (takinobori)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
The appeal works great if performed last.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Waterfall.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Rolling Kick Fighting physical 15 60 85%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Hyper Fang Normal physical 15 80 90%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Needle Arm Grass physical 15 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Extrasensory Psychic special 20 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Dark Pulse Dark special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Dragon Rush Dragon physical 10 100 75%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Heart Stamp Psychic physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Icicle Crash Ice physical 10 85 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Pokémon

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

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Waterfall's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 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.
37 38 38 37 37 37 Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
39 41 41 40 40 40 Seaking Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 80 92 65 65 80 68 450
Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 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.
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
H5 Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Poliwrath Water Fighting Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 95 95 70 90 70 510
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Politoed Water Water Absorb
Damp
Drizzle
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 75 75 90 100 70 500
H7 H7 H5 H5 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
H7 H7 H5 H5 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Dewgong Water Ice Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 70 80 70 95 70 475
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Seaking Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 80 92 65 65 80 68 450
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
H5 Gyarados Mega Gyarados Water Dark Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 155 109 70 130 81 640
H7 H7 H5 H5 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
H7 H7 H5 H5 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
H7 H7 H5 H5 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
H7 H7 H5 H5 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
H7 H7 H5 H5 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Dratini Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
41 64 45 50 50 50 300
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Dragonair Dragon Shed Skin
Marvel Scale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
61 84 65 70 70 70 420
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
H7 H7 H5 H5 Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
H7 H7 H5 H5 Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
H7 H7 H5 H5 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
H7 H7 H5 H5 Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
70 20 50 20 50 40 250
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Azumarill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
100 50 80 60 80 50 420
H7 H7 H5 H5 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
H7 H7 H5 H5 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
H7 H7 H5 H5 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
H7 H7 H5 H5 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
H7 H5 H5 Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
H7 H7 H7 H5 H5 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
H7 H7 H5 H5 Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
H7 H7 H5 H5 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
H7 H7 H5 H5 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
H7 H7 H5 H5 Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
H7 H7 H5 H5 Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
H7 H7 H5 H5 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
H7 H7 H5 H5 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
H7 H7 H5 H5 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
H7 H7 H5 H5 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
H7 H7 H5 H5 Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
H7 H7 H5 H5 Whiscash Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 110 78 73 76 71 60 468
H7 H7 H5 H5 Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
H7 H7 H5 H5 Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
H7 H7 H5 H5 Feebas Water Swift Swim
Oblivious
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
20 15 20 10 55 80 200
H7 H7 H5 H5 Milotic Water Marvel Scale
Competitive
Cute Charm
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
95 60 79 100 125 81 540
H7 H7 H5 H5 Spheal Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
70 40 50 55 50 25 290
H7 H7 H5 H5 Sealeo Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 60 70 75 70 45 410
H7 H7 H5 H5 Walrein Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
110 80 90 95 90 65 530
H7 H7 H5 H5 Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
H7 H7 H5 H5 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
H7 H7 H5 H5 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
H7 H7 H5 H5 Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
H7 H7 H5 H5 Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
H7 H7 H5 H5 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600
H7 H7 H5 H5 Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 90 80 130 110 110 600
H7 H7 H5 H5 Kyogre Water Drizzle genderless Undiscovered 100 100 90 150 140 90 670
H7 H7 H5 H5 Rayquaza Dragon Flying Air Lock genderless Undiscovered 105 150 90 150 90 95 680
H7 H5 H5 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
H7 H5 H5 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
H7 H5 H5 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
H7 H5 H5 Bibarel Normal Water Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
79 85 60 55 60 71 410
H7 H5 H5 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
H7 H5 H5 Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
H7 H5 H5 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
H7 H5 H5 Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
H7 H5 H5 Lumineon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
H7 H5 H5 Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
H7 H5 H5 Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
H7 H5 H5 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
H5 H5 Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
H5 H5 Dewott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 75 60 83 60 60 413
H5 H5 Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
H5 H5 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
H5 H5 Simipour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
H5 H5 Red-Striped Basculin Water Reckless
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
H5 H5 Basculin Blue-Striped Basculin Water Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
H5 H5 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
H5 H5 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
H5 H5 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
H5 H5 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
H5 H5 Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
H5 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
H5 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
H5 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
H5 Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
H5 Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
65 75 90 97 123 44 494
H5 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
H5 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500

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