Essentials

Hydro Cannon

Water special

Generation 3

Summary

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

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
150; percentile 95.4
Accuracy
90% ≈ 135.0 power
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM
Generation 7
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. User loses its next turn to "recharge", and cannot attack or switch out during that turn.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is hit with a watery cannon. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.

Generation 6
X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Generation 7
Sun, Moon

The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ハイドロカノン (haidorokanon)
ハイドロカノン
Korean
하이드로캐논
Chinese
加農水炮
加农水炮
French
Hydroblast
German
Aquahaubitze
Spanish
Hidrocañón
Italian
Idrocannone
Czech
Hydrodělo

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥♥
Flavor text
Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Hydro Cannon.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Blast Burn Fire special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Frenzy Plant Grass special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Rock Wrecker Rock physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Roar of Time Dragon special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Prismatic Laser Psychic special 10 160 100%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Pokémon

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

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

Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Mega Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Mega Swampert Mega Swampert Water Ground Swift Swim ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 150 110 95 110 70 635
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Battle Bond Greninja Battle Bond Greninja Water Dark Battle Bond ⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ash's Greninja Ash's Greninja Water Dark Battle Bond ⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 145 67 153 71 132 640
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Primarina Water Fairy Torrent
Liquid Voice
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
80 74 74 126 116 60 530

11 Pokémon

External Links