Aqua Tail (move)

Aqua Tail
アクアテール Aqua Tail
Aqua Tail VIII.png
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Type  Water
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Aqua Tail (Japanese: アクアテール Aqua Tail) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Aqua Tail deals damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
007   Squirtle
  Monster Water 1 28 28 28 28 24
008   Wartortle
  Monster Water 1 32 32 32 33 30
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1 32 32 32 33 30
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field 32B2W2 32XY
29ORAS
28 24
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field 32B2W2 32 28 24
086   Seel
  Water 1 Field 43 43 43 43
087   Dewgong
 
 
Water 1 Field 43 49 49 49
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon 35 35 35 30 32
147   Dratini
  Water 1 Dragon 31 35 35 35 31
148   Dragonair
  Water 1 Dragon 33 39 39 39 33
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon 33 39 39 39 33
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1 36DP
41PtHGSS
43 43 43
159   Croconaw
  Monster Water 1 42DP
48PtHGSS
51 51 51
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1 50DP
58PtHGSS
63 63 63
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 37 37BW
20B2W2
20 20 19
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy 47 47BW
21B2W2
21 21 21
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field 24
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field 28
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 45 45 45 45 56
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 35 35 35XY
28ORAS
28 24
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 39 39 39XY
28ORAS
28 24
350   Milotic
  Water 1 Dragon 29 29 29XY
34ORAS
31 32
367   Huntail
  Water 1 Water 1 46 46 46XY
39ORAS
39
368   Gorebyss
  Water 1 Water 1 46 46 46XY
39ORAS
39
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2 30
382   Kyogre
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 75DPPt
65HGSS
65 65XY
15ORAS
15 9
418   Buizel
  Water 1 Field 55BW
38B2W2
38 38
419   Floatzel
  Water 1 Field 62BW
46B2W2
46 46
484   Palkia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 80DPPt
24HGSS
24, 42 24, 42 24, 42SM
42USUM
64
501   Oshawott
  Field Field 35 35 35
502   Dewott
  Field Field 41 41 42
503   Samurott
  Field Field 45 45 46
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2 28 28 20 44
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 41 41 41 36
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 45 45 45 36
647   Keldeo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37 37 37 35
690   Skrelp
 
 
Water 1 Dragon 35 35 45
691   Dragalge
 
 
Water 1 Dragon 35 35 45
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon 50 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
746   Wishiwashi
  Water 2 Water 2 38 32
779   Bruxish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 33
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field
418   Buizel
  Water 1 Field
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2
515   Panpour
  Field Field
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
572   Minccino
  Field Field
692   Clauncher
  Water 1 Water 3
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM PE
007   Squirtle
  Monster Water 1
008   Wartortle
  Monster Water 1
009   Blastoise
  Monster Water 1
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon
027   Sandshrew
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
028   Sandslash
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
037   Vulpix
Alolan Form
  Field Field
038   Ninetales
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field
055   Golduck
  Water 1 Field
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
086   Seel
  Water 1 Field
087   Dewgong
 
 
Water 1 Field
108   Lickitung
  Monster Monster
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
115   Kangaskhan
  Monster Monster
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
130   Gyarados
 
 
Water 2 Dragon
131   Lapras
 
 
Monster Water 1
134   Vaporeon
  Field Field
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying
147   Dratini
  Water 1 Dragon
148   Dragonair
  Water 1 Dragon
149   Dragonite
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
150   Mewtwo
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
158   Totodile
  Monster Water 1
159   Croconaw
  Monster Water 1
160   Feraligatr
  Monster Water 1
161   Sentret
  Field Field
162   Furret
  Field Field
171   Lanturn
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
206   Dunsparce
  Field Field
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral
211   Qwilfish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
226   Mantine
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
248   Tyranitar
 
 
Monster Monster
249   Lugia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
258   Mudkip
  Monster Water 1
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
306   Aggron
 
 
Monster Monster
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
350   Milotic
  Water 1 Dragon
352   Kecleon
  Field Field
363   Spheal
 
 
Water 1 Field
364   Sealeo
 
 
Water 1 Field
365   Walrein
 
 
Water 1 Field
367   Huntail
  Water 1 Water 1
368   Gorebyss
  Water 1 Water 1
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon
382   Kyogre
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
384   Rayquaza
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field
400   Bibarel
 
 
Water 1 Field
418   Buizel
  Water 1 Field
419   Floatzel
  Water 1 Field
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3
452   Drapion
 
 
Bug Water 3
456   Finneon
  Water 2 Water 2
457   Lumineon
  Water 2 Water 2
463   Lickilicky
  Monster Monster
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
471   Glaceon
  Field Field
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug
484   Palkia
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487   Giratina
Altered Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487   Giratina
Origin Forme
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493   Arceus
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
495   Snivy
  Field Grass
496   Servine
  Field Grass
497   Serperior
  Field Grass
501   Oshawott
  Field Field
502   Dewott
  Field Field
503   Samurott
  Field Field
504   Patrat
  Field Field
505   Watchog
  Field Field
515   Panpour
  Field Field
516   Simipour
  Field Field
545   Scolipede
 
 
Bug Bug
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2
551   Sandile
 
 
Field Field
552   Krokorok
 
 
Field Field
553   Krookodile
 
 
Field Field
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
566   Archen
 
 
Flying Water 3
567   Archeops
 
 
Flying Water 3
572   Minccino
  Field Field
573   Cinccino
  Field Field
603   Eelektrik
  Amorphous Amorphous
604   Eelektross
  Amorphous Amorphous
610   Axew
  Monster Dragon
611   Fraxure
  Monster Dragon
612   Haxorus
  Monster Dragon
618   Stunfisk
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
621   Druddigon
  Dragon Monster
633   Deino
 
 
Dragon Dragon
634   Zweilous
 
 
Dragon Dragon
635   Hydreigon
 
 
Dragon Dragon
647   Keldeo
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
690   Skrelp
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
691   Dragalge
 
 
Water 1 Dragon
692   Clauncher
  Water 1 Water 3
693   Clawitzer
  Water 1 Water 3
698   Amaura
 
 
Monster Monster
699   Aurorus
 
 
Monster Monster
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon
728   Popplio
  Water 1 Field
729   Brionne
  Water 1 Field
730   Primarina
 
 
Water 1 Field
746   Wishiwashi
  Water 2 Water 2
779   Bruxish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
782   Jangmo-o
  Dragon Dragon
783   Hakamo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
784   Kommo-o
 
 
Dragon Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2 Pokéwalker - Warm Beach
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field Dream World - Sparkling Sea
336   Seviper
  Field Dragon Dream World - Dream Park
363   Spheal
 
 
Water 1 Field Dream World - Icy Cave
399   Bidoof
  Water 1 Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
451   Skorupi
 
 
Bug Water 3 Dream World - Rugged Mountain
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Aqua Tail is a move with 16 base power, 80% accuracy, and 11 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, cutting corners.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★★
Power: 44
Accuracy: 90%
Effect: None
Users:      
Grid 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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Physical 2 56 67 90% An opponent No additional effect.

Pokémon GO

  Aqua Tail
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.9 seconds
Damage window 1.2 - 1.65 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                         
By Elite Charged TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 50 → 45
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 45 → 50
    • Energy cost: 50 → 33
    • Duration: 2.35 → 1.9 seconds
    • Damage window: 2.05 - 2.25 → 1.2 - 1.65 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる
Conq. The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy.


In the anime

Main series

       
Totodile Squirtle Gyarados Milotic
The user's tail becomes surrounded in water before hitting the opponent with its tail.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Feraligatr Feraligatr sticks out its tail and a small water stream spirals around its tail, or Feraligatr's tail becomes surrounded in a stream of water that spirals around its tail and it whips around, slamming its tail into the opponent.
Marina's Wani-Wani A Stand-Up Sit-Down! Debut
A wild Feraligatr Pikachu's Big Sparking Search None
  Wartortle Wartortle's tail glows light blue and it spins it around. When it does, a spiral of water spiraling around it. It then flips around and hits the opponent with its tail.
May's Wartortle Staging a Heroes' Welcome None
  Totodile Totodile jumps at the opponent and faces its tail towards it. A stream of water appears and spirals around Totodile's tail, and it hits the opponent with it, or a stream of water appears and spirals around Totodile's tail. It then swings around and hits the opponent with it.
Khoury's Totodile A Rivalry to Gible On! None
  Croconaw A stream of water spirals around Croconaw's tail. It then jumps into the air and flips around, hitting the opponent with its tail.
Khoury's Croconaw Bagged Then Tagged! None
  Basculin Basculin jumps into the air and turns its body around so its tail faces the opponent. Basculin then releases a stream of spiraling water from the end of its tailfin at the opponent.
Cilan's Basculin A Fishing Connoisseur in a Fishy Competition! None
  Simipour Simipour blasts a powerful jet of water from the tip of its tail at the opponent.
Betty's Simipour A Clubsplosion of Excitement! None
  Squirtle Squirtle blasts a powerful jet of water from the tip of its tail at the opponent.
Tierno's Squirtle Battling Into the Hall of Fame! None
  Milotic Milotic's tail becomes surrounded in a light blue aura, with water swirling around the tip, and it hits the opponent with it; or, water swirls around Milotic's tail, and it hits the opponent with it.
Lusamine's Milotic Rescuing the Unwilling! None
Oleana's Milotic Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! None
  Gyarados Gyarados's tail becomes surrounded in swirling water, and it hits the opponent with it.
Team Rocket's Gyarados Ivysaur's Mysterious Tower! None
Lance's Gyarados Flash of the Titans! None
  Huntail Huntail's tail becomes surrounded in swirling water, and it hits the opponent with it.
A wild Huntail On Land, In the Sea, and to the Future! None
  Bruxish Bruxish's tail becomes surrounded in swirling water, and it hits the opponent with it.
Goh's Bruxish JN076 None


Pokémon Evolutions

       
Mega Gyarados
The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Gyarados Mega Gyarados's tail becomes surrounded in streams of water, and it hits the opponent with it.
Lysandre's Gyarados The Visionary Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 水流尾 Séuilàuh Méih *
水柱尾 Séuichyúh Méih *
Mandarin 水流尾 Shuǐliú Wěi *
水柱尾 Shuǐzhù Wěi *
  Danish Vand Hale
  Dutch Waterstaart
  French Hydro-Queue*
Hydroqueue*
  German Nassschweif
  Greek Ουρά Νερού Ourá Neroú
  Hindi पानी की पूँछ Pani Ki Poonch
  Italian Idrondata
  Korean 아쿠아테일 Aqua Tail
  Norwegian Vannhale
  Polish Wodny Ogon
Portuguese   Brazil Aqua Cauda (JN012-present, games, TCG, manga)
Cauda de Água (early anime)
  Portugal Cauda de Água
  Romanian Aqua Tail
Spanish   Latin America Acua Cola (DP077-DP147)
Cola de Agua (BW037-present)
  Spain Acua Cola
  Thai อควาเทล
  Vietnamese Đuôi Sóng Nước



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