Mud Bomb (move)

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Mud Bomb
どろばくだん Mud Bomb
Mud Bomb.png
Mud Bomb 2.png
Type  Ground
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
If appealed last, +2 points.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Mud Bomb (Japanese: どろばくだん Mud Bomb) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Mud Bomb deals damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the foe's accuracy by one stage.

Generation VI

Pokémon with Bulletproof are now immune to Mud Bomb.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XYORAS
SM
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target's accuracy.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
023 Ekans Ekans
Field Dragon 28 33 33
024 Arbok Arbok
Field Dragon 34 39 39
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field 29 26 26
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Field Field 33 28 28
060 Poliwag Poliwag
Water 1 Water 1 41 41 41
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl
Water 1 Water 1 53 53 53
088 Grimer Grimer
Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
089 Muk Muk
Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
194 Wooper Wooper
Water 1 Field 19 19 19
195 Quagsire Quagsire
Water 1 Field 19 19 19
220 Swinub Swinub
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18
221 Piloswine Piloswine
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
260 Swampert Swampert
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
339 Barboach Barboach
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
340 Whiscash Whiscash
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
422 Shellos Shellos
Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon
Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Water 1 Amorphous 21 21
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field
054 Psyduck Psyduck
Water 1 Field
113 Chansey Chansey
Fairy Fairy HGSS
258 Mudkip Mudkip
Monster Water 1
300 Skitty Skitty
Field Fairy HGSS
322 Numel Numel
Field Field
440 Happiny Happiny
Undiscovered Undiscovered HGSS
535 Tympole Tympole
Water 1 Water 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★
Power = 39 | Accuracy = 85% | Effect = 30% chance of lowering the target's accuracy
Used by : Quagsire

Pokémon GO

Mud Bomb
Special Attack
Type Ground
Power 30
Energy bar 4
Duration 2.6 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
DiglettDugtrioPoliwagPoliwhirlGrimer

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Mud Bomb had a power of 25.

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's accuracy by 1 level.
Conq. The user throws a blob of mud at the target, which may lower accuracy.

In the anime

In the main series

Cilan Stunfisk Mud Bomb.png Muk Mud Bomb.png Zoey Shellos Mud Bomb.png Toxicroak Mud Bomb.png
Stunfisk Muk Shellos Toxicroak
The user opens its mouth wide and shoots out balls of mud.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
422 Shellos Shellos opens its mouth and fires multiple balls of brown mud at the opponent.
Zoey's Shellos A Stand-Up Sit-Down! Debut
089 Muk Muk opens its mouth and fires globs of mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Three wild Muk The Psyduck Stops Here! None
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk jumps into the air and takes in a deep breath. It then releases a ball of brown mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Cilan's Stunfisk Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak opens its mouth and fires a ball of brown mud at the opponent.
A wild Toxicroak A Cellular Connection! None

In Pokémon Generations

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The user opens its mouth wide and shoots out balls of mud.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
453 Croagunk Croagunk forms a ball of brown mud from its hands and throws them at the opponent.
Looker's Croagunk The Magma Stone Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga


In other generations

Mud Bomb IV.png Mud Bomb V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 泥巴爆彈 Níbā Bàodàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Modderbom
France Flag.png French Boue-Bombe
Germany Flag.png German Schlammbombe
Greece Flag.png Greek Λασποβόμβα
India Flag.png Hindi कीचर का बोम्ब Keechar Ka Bomb
Italy Flag.png Italian Pantanobomba
South Korea Flag.png Korean 진흙폭탄 Jinheulk Poktan
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Gjørmebombe
Poland Flag.png Polish Bomba Błotna
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Bomba de Lama
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Bomba de Lodo* (DP041-DP087)
Bomba de Fango (BW041-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Bomba Fango


Variations of the move Octazooka
Special OctazookaMirror ShotMud Bomb


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