Mud Bomb (move)

Mud Bomb
どろばくだん Mud Bomb
Mud Bomb VII.png
Mud Bomb VII 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 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 onward

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

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 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
023   Ekans
  Field Dragon 28 33 33 33SMUSUM
024   Arbok
  Field Dragon 34 39 39 39SMUSUM
050   Diglett
  Field Field 29 26 26 25SMUSUM
050   Diglett
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 25SMUSUM
051   Dugtrio
  Field Field 33 28 28 25SMUSUM
051   Dugtrio
Alolan Form
 
 
Field Field 25SMUSUM
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1 41 41 41 41SMUSUM
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1 53 53 53 53SMUSUM
088   Grimer
  Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
18SMUSUM
089   Muk
  Amorphous Amorphous 23 23BW
21B2W2
21XY
18ORAS
18SMUSUM
190   Aipom
  Field Field 18LA
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field 19 19 19 19
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field 19 19 19 19
207   Gligar
 
 
Bug Bug 18LA
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
221   Piloswine
 
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
22
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1 25 25 25XY
22ORAS
22
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
13 11LA
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 14 14 14XY
13ORAS
13 11LA
422   Shellos
  Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11 11 21LA
423   Gastrodon
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous 11 11 11 11 21LA
424   Ambipom
  Field Field 18LA
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field 18LA
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field 18LA
453   Croagunk
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29 29 9LA
454   Toxicroak
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 29 29 29 29 9LA
472   Gliscor
 
 
Bug Bug 18LA
473   Mamoswine
 
 
Field Field 20 20BW
18B2W2
18 18
618   Stunfisk
 
 
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
050   Diglett
  Field Field
054   Psyduck
  Water 1 Field
113   Chansey
  Fairy Fairy HGSS
258   Mudkip
  Monster Water 1
300   Skitty
  Field Fairy HGSS
322   Numel
 
 
Field Field
440   Happiny
  Fairy Fairy HGSS
535   Tympole
  Water 1 Water 1
749   Mudbray
  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
054   Psyduck
  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

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Mud Bomb is a move with 12 base power, 88% accuracy, and 10PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, cutting corners, possibly lowering their accuracy by one level.

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 55
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

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 Shellos opens its mouth and fires multiple balls of brown mud at the opponent.
Zoey's Shellos A Stand-Up Sit-Down! Debut
  Muk Muk opens its mouth and fires globs of mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Three wild Muk The Psyduck Stops Here! None
  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
  Toxicroak Toxicroak opens its mouth and fires a ball of brown mud at the opponent.
A wild Toxicroak A Cellular Connection! None
  Diglett 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 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 Jinheulk Poktan
  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
  Vietnamese Bom Bùn



Variations of the move Octazooka
  OctazookaMirror ShotMud Bomb


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