Mud Bomb (move)

Mud Bomb
どろばくだん Mud Bomb
Mud Bomb LA.png
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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

Generation IV to VII

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

Pokémon with Bulletproof are immune to Mud Bomb.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Mud Bomb cannot be selected in a battle.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Mud Bomb cannot be selected in a battle.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Mud Bomb's PP has been increased to 15. It also obscures the user for three turns.

Category  Special
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  65  50  80
Accuracy  85%  85%  95%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Obscures the user

Generation IX

Mud Bomb cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack. This may also lower the target's accuracy.
SwShBDSP
SV
This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.
LA The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to inflict damage. Incoming moves also become more likely to miss.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
0023     Field Dragon 28 33 33 33SMUSUM
0024     Field Dragon 34 39 39 39SMUSUM
0050     Field Field 29 26 26 25SMUSUM
0050  
Diglett
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 25SMUSUM
0051     Field Field 33 28 28 25SMUSUM
0051  
Dugtrio
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 25SMUSUM
0060     Water 1 Water 1 41 41 41 41SMUSUM
0061     Water 1 Water 1 53 53 53 53SMUSUM
0088     Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
18SMUSUM
0089     Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
18SMUSUM
0190     Field Field 18LA
0194    
 
Water 1 Field 19 19 19 19
0195    
 
Water 1 Field 19 19 19 19
0207    
 
Bug Bug 18LA
0220    
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
0221    
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
0259    
 
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
22
0260    
 
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
22
0339    
 
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
13 11LA
0340    
 
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
13 11LA
0422     Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11 11 21LA
0423    
 
Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11 11 21LA
0424     Field Field 18LA
0449     Field Field 18LA
0450     Field Field 18LA
0453    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29 29 9LA
0454    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29 29 9LA
0472    
 
Bug Bug 18LA
0473    
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
0618    
 
Water 1 Amorphous 21 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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
0050     Field Field
0054     Water 1 Field
0113     Fairy Fairy HGSS
0258     Monster Water 1
0300     Field Fairy HGSS
0322    
 
Field Field
0440     Fairy Fairy HGSS
0535     Water 1 Water 1
0749     Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0054     Water 1 Field GTS Psyduck
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

Mud Bomb deals damage and may lower the enemy's accuracy by one stage.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDTDS 12 - 10 - 88% - Front Enemy Yes
BSL 12 - 10 - 88% - Front Enemy Yes
MDGtI 10 99 13 50 80% 98% Front Enemy Yes
SMD 10 99 13 30 80% 98% Front Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 39
Accuracy: 85%
Effect: 30% chance of lowering the target's accuracy
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 GO

  Mud Bomb
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 55
Energy cost 33
Duration 2.3 seconds
Damage window 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 60
Energy cost 40
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: 25 → 30
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 30 → 55
    • Energy cost: 25 → 33
    • Duration: 2.6 → 2.3 seconds
    • Damage window: 2.05 - 2.5 → 1.7 - 2.1 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • June 1, 2023
    • Power: 55 → 60

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Mud Bomb
★★★
Attack power 52.62795
Charge time 0.86 seconds
Range type Explosion Shot
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's accuracy by 1 level.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで めいちゅうを 1だんかいさげる
Conq. The user throws a blob of mud at the target, which may lower accuracy.
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's accuracy.


In the anime

Main series

 
Stunfisk
 
Alolan Diglett
 
Shellos
 
Toxicroak
The user opens its mouth wide and shoots out balls of mud.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Shellos opens its mouth and fires multiple balls of brown mud at the opponent.
Zoey's Shellos A Stand-Up Sit-Down! Debut
  Muk opens its mouth and fires globs of mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Three wild Muk The Psyduck Stops Here! None
  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
  Toxicroak opens its mouth and fires a ball of brown mud at the opponent.
A wild Toxicroak A Cellular Connection! None
  Alolan Diglett fires a ball of gray mud from under its nose at the opponent.
Three wild Alolan Diglett Currying Favor and Flavor! None


Pokémon Generations

 
Croagunk


The user launches a hard-packed mud ball to attack.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Croagunk forms balls of brown mud in each of its hands and throws them at the opponent.
Looker's Croagunk The Magma Stone Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 泥巴炸彈 Nàihbā Jadáan *
泥漿爆彈 Nàihjēung Baaudáan *
Mandarin 泥巴炸彈 / 泥巴炸弹 Níbā Zhàdàn *
泥巴爆彈 Níbā Bàodàn *
  Dutch Modderbom
  French Boue-Bombe
  German Schlammbombe
  Greek Λασποβόμβα
  Hindi कीचर का बोम्ब Keechar Ka Bomb
  Italian Pantanobomba
  Korean 진흙폭탄 Jinheukpoktan
  Norwegian Gjørmebombe
  Polish Bomba Błotna *
  Brazilian Portuguese Bomba de Lama
Spanish   Latin America Bomba de Lodo* (DP041-DP087)
Bomba de Fango (BW041-present)
  Spain Bomba Fango
  Thai ระเบิดโคลน
  Turkish Çamur Bombası
  Vietnamese Bom Bùn


Variations of the move Octazooka
  OctazookaMirror ShotMud Bomb


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