Octazooka (move)

Octazooka
オクタンほう Okutank Cannon
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Type  Water
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles the Pokémon that has the Judge's attention.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
An appealing move that can be used repeatedly without boring the audience.

Octazooka (Japanese: オクタンほう Okutank Cannon) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation II. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature move of Octillery.

Effect

Octazooka inflicts damage and has a 50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage. Pokémon with the Bulletproof Ability are immune to Octazooka.

Octazooka can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 2 bonus appeal points if Lock-On or Rain Dance was used in the previous turn.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Special
PP  15
Agile Strong
Power  65  40  100
Accuracy  85%  85%  95%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +8
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
   ?  ?
Obscures the user

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An attack that shoots ink. Has a fifty-fifty chance of reducing the target's accuracy.
GSC An attack that may reduce accuracy.
RSEColo.XD Fires a lump of ink to damage and cut accuracy.
FRLG Ink is blasted in the foe's face or eyes to damage and lower accuracy.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user attacks by spraying ink in the foe's face or eyes. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
BWB2W2 The user attacks by spraying ink in the target's face or eyes. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
The user attacks by spraying ink in the target's face or eyes. This may also lower the target's accuracy.
LA The user sprays ink in the target’s face 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
224   Octillery
  Water 1 Water 2 25 25 25 25 25 1, Evo. 1, Evo.SwShBDSP
Evo.LA
853   Grapploct
  Water 1 Human-Like 1SwSh
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
116   Horsea
  Water 1 Dragon
223   Remoraid
  Water 1 Water 2
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
116   Horsea
  Water 1 Dragon Dream World - Sparkling Sea
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 V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
302   Sableye
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like Chief Golgo's Sableye
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, Octazooka has 8 base power, 15 PP and 88% accuracy. The attack travels up to 10 tiles away and hits the first Pokémon it encounters, ally or enemy, possibly lowering its accuracy by one level. This move is affected by the Muzzled status condition.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move's accuracy has been decreased to 83.6%.

In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Octazooka can hit a target up to 4 tiles away and can instead cause the Blinker status condition.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 2 56 67 85% An opponent Has a chance (50%) of lowering the target's accuracy by one stat rank.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a good chance of lowering the target's accuracy.

Pokémon GO

Octazooka is a Charged Attack in Pokémon GO that has been available since December 11, 2019.

  Octazooka
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 50
Energy cost 50  
Duration 2.3 seconds
Damage window 1.3 - 1.6 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 50
Energy cost 50  
Secondary effect   2 Opponent Attack
Effect chance 50%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
  
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also lower the target's Accuracy by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also reduce the target's accuracy by 1 level.
BSL はなれたポケモンに 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
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It could also cause the Blinker status condition.


In the anime

       
Marcellus's Octillery Harley's Octillery Trainer's Octillery
The user fires an orb of water or ink at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Octillery Octillery releases a shining blue orb of water from its mouth at the opponent, or Octillery fires an orange blast of energy from its mouth at the opponent, or Octillery form a black ball of ink in front of its mouth and fires it at the opponent.
Marcellus's Octillery Octillery the Outcast Debut
Harley's Octillery Harley Rides Again None
A Trainer's Octillery Making Battles in the Sand! None


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 章魚桶炮 Jēungyùhtúng Paau
Mandarin 章魚桶炮 / 章鱼桶炮 Zhāngyútǒng Pào
  Dutch Octazooka
  French Octazooka
  German Octazooka
  Greek Μελανοβόλο
  Italian Octazooka
  Korean 대포무노포 Daepomuno Po
  Polish Oktazuka*
Wodna Bomba*
Portuguese   Brazil Polvo-canhão
  Portugal Bazuca
Bazuca Polvo
  Serbian Oktazuka
Spanish   Latin America Octazooka
  Spain Pulpocañón
  Thai ปืนใหญ่ออคตัน
  Vietnamese Okutank Phun Mực




Variations of the move Octazooka
  OctazookaMirror ShotMud Bomb


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.