Mud Shot (move)

Mud Shot
マッドショット Mud Shot
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Type  Ground
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  55
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Tough
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Mud Shot (Japanese: マッドショット Mud Shot) is a damage-dealing Ground-type move introduced in Generation III. It is TM53 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Mud Shot inflicts damage and then lowers the target's Speed stat by one stage.

Mud Shot can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining an extra appeal point if the move Sandstorm was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
RSE Hurls mud at the foe and reduces Speed.
FRLG The user attacks by hurling mud. It also reduces the foe's Speed.
Colo.XD Hurls mud at the target and reduces Speed.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe. It also reduces the target's Speed.
BWB2W2 The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. It also reduces the target's Speed.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1 28 28 28 28 12
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1 32 32 32 32 12
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 1
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3 23 19 19 19 19 12
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3 23 19 19 19 19 12
138   Omanyte
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 25 25 25 25 25 25
139   Omastar
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 25 25 25 25 25 25
140   Kabuto
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 25 16 16 16 16 25
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3 25 16 16 16 16 25
186   Politoed
  Water 1 Water 1 1
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field 16 9 9 9 9 8
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field 16 9 9 9 9 1
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1 16 16 16 16 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1 16 16 16 16 1 1
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1
535   Tympole
  Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
536   Palpitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
618   Stunfisk
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous 13 13 13 10
618   Stunfisk
Galarian Form
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous 10
645   Landorus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
650   Chespin
  Field Field 35 35
651   Quilladin
  Field Field 39 39
652   Chesnaught
 
 
Field Field 41 41
659   Bunnelby
  Field Field 18 18 12
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field 18 18 12
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3 12
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM53
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field
028   Sandslash
  Field Field
031   Nidoqueen
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034   Nidoking
 
 
Monster Field
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1
061   Poliwhirl
  Water 1 Water 1
062   Poliwrath
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1
079   Slowpoke
Galarian Form
  Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
090   Shellder
  Water 3 Water 3
091   Cloyster
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
098   Krabby
  Water 3 Water 3
099   Kingler
  Water 3 Water 3
111   Rhyhorn
 
 
Monster Field
112   Rhydon
 
 
Monster Field
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
119   Seaking
  Water 2 Water 2
138   Omanyte
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
139   Omastar
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
140   Kabuto
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
141   Kabutops
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
151   Mew
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
183   Marill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
184   Azumarill
 
 
Water 1 Fairy
186   Politoed
  Water 1 Water 1
194   Wooper
 
 
Water 1 Field
195   Quagsire
 
 
Water 1 Field
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1
213   Shuckle
 
 
Bug Bug
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field
221   Piloswine
 
 
Field Field
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
224   Octillery
  Water 1 Water 2
259   Marshtomp
 
 
Monster Water 1
260   Swampert
 
 
Monster Water 1
263   Zigzagoon
  Field Field
263   Zigzagoon
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
264   Linoone
  Field Field
264   Linoone
Galarian Form
 
 
Field Field
271   Lombre
 
 
Water 1 Grass
272   Ludicolo
 
 
Water 1 Grass
298   Azurill
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon
329   Vibrava
 
 
Bug Dragon
330   Flygon
 
 
Bug Dragon
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
340   Whiscash
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
341   Corphish
  Water 1 Water 3
342   Crawdaunt
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
345   Lileep
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
346   Cradily
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
347   Anorith
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
348   Armaldo
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
349   Feebas
  Water 1 Dragon
350   Milotic
  Water 1 Dragon
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
422   Shellos
  Water 1 Amorphous
423   Gastrodon
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
443   Gible
 
 
Monster Dragon
444   Gabite
 
 
Monster Dragon
445   Garchomp
 
 
Monster Dragon
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field
464   Rhyperior
 
 
Monster Field
473   Mamoswine
 
 
Field Field
529   Drilbur
  Field Field
530   Excadrill
 
 
Field Field
535   Tympole
  Water 1 Water 1
536   Palpitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
537   Seismitoad
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2
564   Tirtouga
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
565   Carracosta
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
616   Shelmet
  Bug Bug
617   Accelgor
  Bug Bug
618   Stunfisk
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
618   Stunfisk
Galarian Form
 
 
Water 1 Amorphous
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
645   Landorus
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
659   Bunnelby
  Field Field
660   Diggersby
 
 
Field Field
688   Binacle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
689   Barbaracle
 
 
Water 3 Water 3
698   Amaura
 
 
Monster Monster
699   Aurorus
 
 
Monster Monster
704   Goomy
  Dragon Dragon
705   Sliggoo
  Dragon Dragon
706   Goodra
  Dragon Dragon
721   Volcanion
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
737   Charjabug
 
 
Bug Bug
738   Vikavolt
 
 
Bug Bug
746   Wishiwashi
  Water 2 Water 2
747   Mareanie
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
748   Toxapex
 
 
Water 1 Water 1
750   Mudsdale
  Field Field
767   Wimpod
 
 
Bug Water 3
768   Golisopod
 
 
Bug Water 3
769   Sandygast
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
770   Palossand
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous
812   Rillaboom
  Field Grass
813   Scorbunny
  Field Human-Like
814   Raboot
  Field Human-Like
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like
816   Sobble
  Water 1 Field
817   Drizzile
  Water 1 Field
818   Inteleon
  Water 1 Field
819   Skwovet
  Field Field
820   Greedent
  Field Field
827   Nickit
  Field Field
828   Thievul
  Field Field
833   Chewtle
  Monster Water 1
834   Drednaw
 
 
Monster Water 1
843   Silicobra
  Field Dragon
844   Sandaconda
  Field Dragon
852   Clobbopus
  Water 1 Human-Like
853   Grapploct
  Water 1 Human-Like
862   Obstagoon
 
 
Field Field
878   Cufant
  Field Mineral
879   Copperajah
  Field Mineral
893   Zarude
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
896   Glastrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
897   Spectrier
  Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Ice Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
898   Calyrex
Shadow Rider
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
027   Sandshrew
  Field Field HGSS
060   Poliwag
  Water 1 Water 1
090   Shellder
  Water 3 Water 3
118   Goldeen
  Water 2 Water 2
140   Kabuto
 
 
Water 1 Water 3
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
283   Surskit
 
 
Water 1 Bug
328   Trapinch
  Bug Dragon HGSS
339   Barboach
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
369   Relicanth
 
 
Water 1 Water 2
443   Gible
 
 
Monster Dragon HGSS
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2
626   Bouffalant
  Field Field
736   Grubbin
  Bug Bug
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 III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
220   Swinub
 
 
Field Field Purified Shadow PokémonXD
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 Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Mud Shot is a move with 12 base power, 65% accuracy, and 13 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, lowering their Movement Speed by one level.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 2 39 46 95% An opponent Lowers the target's Speed by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Lowers the target's Speed.

Pokémon GO

  Mud Shot
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 5
Energy boost 7
Duration 0.6 seconds
Damage window 0.35 - 0.55 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 3
Energy boost 9
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                     
By Elite Fast TM
 
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
    
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 12 → 6
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 6 → 9
    • Duration: 0.55 → 1.05 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Power: 9 → 5
    • Duration: 1.05 → 0.6 seconds

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It also lowers the target's Movement Speed by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It also reduces the target's Movement Speed by 1 level.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いどうそくどを 1だんかいさげる
MDGtI
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.


In the anime

Main series

       
Marshtomp Bunnelby Palpitoad Kabutops
The user attacks by hurling multiple blobs of mud at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Swampert Swampert fires a huge ball of mud at the opponent from its mouth; or, Swampert fires multiple glowing light blue balls at the opponent from its mouth; or, Swampert fires a stream of dark brown mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Tommy's Swampert Abandon Ship! Debut
Tucker's Swampert Tactics Theatrics!! None
A wild Swampert Leading a Stray! None
  Marshtomp Marshtomp fires a large ball or multiple smaller balls of mud at the opponent from its mouth; or, Marshtomp fires light blue energy balls from its mouth at the opponent. When the balls hit the opponent, they turn into mud.
Nicholai's Marshtomp ZigZag Zangoose! None
Brock's Marshtomp A Chip off the Old Brock None
  Groudon Groudon fires a spiral of mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire) The Scuffle of Legends None
  Kabutops Kabutops releases multiple light blue energy balls from its mouth at the opponent.
Dr. Kenzo's Kabutops Wild in the Streets! None
  Palpitoad Palpitoad extends its long tongue, which starts to glow yellow. Palpitoad then swings its tongue from one side to another and the glow on its tongue disappears. As it does, multiple balls of brown mud form on the side of its tongue and fire at the opponent; or, Palpitoad spits multiple balls of brown mud out at the opponent.
Ash's Palpitoad Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None
Hunter D's crew member's Palpitoad The One That Didn't Get Away! None
  Seismitoad Seismitoad takes in a breath and its chin expands. It then opens its mouth, shooting out several balls of mud at the opponent.
Edmund's Seismitoad The Clubsplosion Begins! None
  Bunnelby Bunnelby creates a golden sphere of energy from between its ears. The sphere splits into several balls of mud, which are then fired at the opponent.
Clemont's Bunnelby Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin! None
  Diggersby The inside of Diggersby's mouth glows orange. It then fires multiple balls of mud from its mouth at the opponent, or Diggersby creates a golden sphere of energy from between its ears. The sphere splits into several balls of mud, which are then fired at the opponent.
Dolan's Diggersby To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler! None
A wild Diggersby A Trip Down Memory Train! None


Pokémon Generations

       
Wooper
The user fires lumps of mud from their mouth.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Wooper Wooper fires multiple lumps of blue-glowing mud out of its mouth at the opponent.
Three wild Wooper The Adventure Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In Generation III, Secret Power has the same animation as Mud Shot if used in a sandy terrain. From Generation V onwards, Secret Power has the same animation as Mud Shot if used in puddles.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 泥巴射擊 Nàihbā Sehgīk
Mandarin 泥巴射擊 / 泥巴射击 Níbā Shèjí / Níbā Shèjī
  Dutch Modderschot
  Finnish Mutamäjäys (AC)
Mutalaukaus (AB)
  French Tir de Boue
  German Lehmschuss
  Greek Λασποβόλο
  Hebrew יריית בוץ Yeriyat Botz
  Italian Colpodifango
  Korean 머드숏 Mud Shot
  Polish Błotnisty Strzał*
Błotny Strzał*
Strzał Błotem*
Portuguese   Brazil Tiro de Lama
  Portugal Arremesso de Lama
  Serbian Hitac blatom
Spanish   Latin America Ataque de Lodo (AG032, AG098)
Bola de Lodo (AG048)
Disparo de Lodo (AG148, BW039-present)
Tiro de Lodo (AG153-AG167)
  Spain Disparo Lodo*
Disp. Lodo*
  Thai มัดช็อต
  Turkish Çamur Atışı
  Vietnamese Ném Bùn



Variations of the move Icy Wind
  Icy WindMud ShotElectrowebSnarl



Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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