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Mud Shot
マッドショット Mud Shot
Mud Shot VIII.png
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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.

Contents

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 Poliwag
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 28 28 28 28
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 32 32 32 32
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 23 19 19 19 19 12
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 23 19 19 19 19 12
138 Omanyte Omanyte
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 25 25 25 25 25
139 Omastar Omastar
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 25 25 25 25 25
140 Kabuto Kabuto
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 25 16 16 16 16
141 Kabutops Kabutops
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 25 16 16 16 16
194 Wooper Wooper
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 16 9 9 9 9 8
195 Quagsire Quagsire
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 16 9 9 9 9 1
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 16 16 16 16 1, Evo.
260 Swampert Swampert
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 16 16 16 16 1
383 Groudon Groudon
GroundIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1
535 Tympole Tympole
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 16 16 16 12
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous 13 13 13 10
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Galarian form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous 10
645 Landorus Landorus
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1
650 Chespin Chespin
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 35 35
651 Quilladin Quilladin
GrassIC Big.png Field Field 39 39
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 41 41
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby
NormalIC Big.png Field Field 18 18 12
660 Diggersby Diggersby
NormalIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 18 18 12
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
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
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke
Galarian Form
PsychicIC Big.png Monster Water 1
080 Slowbro Slowbro
WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
080 Slowbro Slowbro
Galarian Form
PoisonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
098 Krabby Krabby
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
112 Rhydon Rhydon
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
118 Goldeen Goldeen
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
119 Seaking Seaking
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
194 Wooper Wooper
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
195 Quagsire Quagsire
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
220 Swinub Swinub
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
221 Piloswine Piloswine
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon
Galarian form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
264 Linoone Linoone
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
264 Linoone Linoone
Galarian form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
271 Lombre Lombre
WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo
WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
328 Trapinch Trapinch
GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon
329 Vibrava Vibrava
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon
GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
340 Whiscash Whiscash
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
341 Corphish Corphish
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
349 Feebas Feebas
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
350 Milotic Milotic
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
422 Shellos Shellos
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
529 Drilbur Drilbur
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
535 Tympole Tympole
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
550 Basculin Basculin
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
616 Shelmet Shelmet
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Galarian form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
660 Diggersby Diggersby
NormalIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
688 Binacle Binacle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
704 Goomy Goomy
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon
736 Grubbin Grubbin
BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
737 Charjabug Charjabug
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
746 Wishiwashi Wishiwashi
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
747 Mareanie Mareanie
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
748 Toxapex Toxapex
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
750 Mudsdale Mudsdale
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
767 Wimpod Wimpod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
812 Rillaboom Rillaboom
GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
813 Scorbunny Scorbunny
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
814 Raboot Raboot
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
815 Cinderace Cinderace
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
816 Sobble Sobble
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
817 Drizzile Drizzile
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
818 Inteleon Inteleon
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
819 Skwovet Skwovet
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
820 Greedent Greedent
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
827 Nickit Nickit
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
828 Thievul Thievul
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
833 Chewtle Chewtle
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
834 Drednaw Drednaw
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
843 Silicobra Silicobra
GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon
844 Sandaconda Sandaconda
GroundIC Big.png Field Dragon
852 Clobbopus Clobbopus
FightingIC Big.png Water 1 Human-Like
853 Grapploct Grapploct
FightingIC Big.png Water 1 Human-Like
862 Obstagoon Obstagoon
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
878 Cufant Cufant
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
879 Copperajah Copperajah
SteelIC Big.png Field Mineral
893 Zarude Zarude
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
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 Sandshrew
GroundIC Big.png Field Field HGSS
060 Poliwag Poliwag
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
118 Goldeen Goldeen
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
140 Kabuto Kabuto
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
220 Swinub Swinub
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
283 Surskit Surskit
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
328 Trapinch Trapinch
GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon HGSS
339 Barboach Barboach
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
369 Relicanth Relicanth
WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 2
443 Gible Gible
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Dragon HGSS
550 Basculin Basculin
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
626 Bouffalant Bouffalant
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
736 Grubbin Grubbin
BugIC Big.png 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 Swinub
IceIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
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 GO

GO Ground.png Mud Shot
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 5
Energy boost 7
Duration 0.6 seconds
Damage window 0.35 - 0.55 seconds
Mud Shot GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 3
Energy boost 9
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
SandshrewSandslashPoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathKrabbyGoldeenOmanyteOmastarKabutoKabutopsPolitoedWooperQuagsireRemoraidOctilleryMarshtompSwampertTrapinchVibravaFlygonBarboachWhiscashGroudonGibleGabiteGarchompTympolePalpitoadSeismitoadStunfiskStunfisk (Galarian Form)BouffalantLandorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus (Therian Forme)
By Elite Fast TM
Kingler
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
DiglettDugtrioGravelerGolem
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
It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.

In the anime

In the main series

Brock Marshtomp Mud Shot.png Clemont Bunnelby Mud Shot.png Ash Palpitoad Mud Shot.png Kenzo Kabutops Mud Shot.png
Marshtomp Bunnelby Palpitoad Kabutops
The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
260 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
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp fires a large ball of mud at the opponent from its mouth, or it fires multiple smaller balls of mud at the opponent, or Marshtomp fires a stream 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
383 Groudon Groudon fires a spiral of mud from its mouth at the opponent.
Groudon (anime) The Scuffle of Legends None
141 Kabutops Kabutops releases multiple light blue energy balls from its mouth at the opponent.
Dr. Kenzo's Kabutops Wild in the Streets! None
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad sticks out its long tongue and its 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 it spits out multiple balls of brown mud 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
537 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
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby creates a golden sphere 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
660 Diggersby The inside of Diggersby's mouth glows orange. It then fires multiple balls of mud from its mouth at the opponent or Diggesrby creates a golden sphere 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

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Wooper Mud Shot PG.png None.png None.png
Wooper
The user fires lumps of mud from their mouth.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
194 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

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga


In other generations

Core series games

Mud Shot III.png Mud Shot IV.png Mud Shot V.png Mud Shot VI.png
Mud Shot VI 2.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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
Mud Shot VII.png
Mud Shot VII 2.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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

Side series games

Mud Shot Colo.png Mud Shot XD.png Mud Shot PBR.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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

Spin-off series games

Mud Shot PMD RB.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 Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII 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

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
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Modderschot
Finland Flag.png Finnish Mutamäjäys (AC)
Mutalaukaus (AB)
France Flag.png French Tir de Boue
Germany Flag.png German Lehmschuss
Greece Flag.png Greek Λασποβόλο
Israel Flag.png Hebrew יריית בוץ Yeriyat Botz
Italy Flag.png Italian Colpodifango
South Korea Flag.png Korean 머드숏 Mud Shot
Poland Flag.png Polish Błotnisty Strzał*
Błotny Strzał*
Strzał Błotem*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Tiro de Lama
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Arremesso de Lama
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Hitac blatom
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Ataque de Lodo (AG032, AG098)
Bola de Lodo (AG048)
Disparo de Lodo (AG148, BW039-present)
Tiro de Lodo (AG153-AG167)
Spain Flag.png Spain Disparo Lodo*
Disp. Lodo*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Çamur Atışı
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Ném Bùn


Variations of the move Icy Wind
Special Icy WindMud ShotElectrowebSnarl



Generation VIII TMs
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Generation VIII TRs
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