Squirt Bottle

The Squirt Bottle (Japanese: ゼニガメじょうろ Zenigame Watering Can), formatted as SquirtBottle prior to Generation VI, is a Key Item introduced in Generation II. It is a watering can fashioned after a Squirtle.

Squirt Bottle
Zenigame Watering Can
Bag Squirt Bottle Sprite.png
Squirt Bottle
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Generation II Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation IV Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items (HGSS)
Generation V Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VI Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

In the core series games


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In Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver, it allows the player to water a Sudowoodo posing as a tree that is blocking the path on Route 36, prompting a battle with the wild Pokémon. After completing the battle, the Sudowoodo no longer obstructs the path to Ecruteak City.

Additionally, in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Squirt Bottle is used to water Berry plants grown in the Berry Pots.


Games Description
GSC A bottle used for watering plants.
A bottle used for watering plants in the Berry Pots.


Games Method
Goldenrod City Flower Shop (after defeating Whitney*)

In the anime

A Squirt Bottle in the anime

James used a Squirt Bottle on a wild Sudowoodo in Type Casting, thinking that it was a Grass type.

Another Squirt Bottle appeared in Johto Photo Finish, where Mimey was seen watering the plants in the Ketchum residence.

A Squirt Bottle belonging to Miranda appeared in The Princess and the Togepi, and was used to water her garden.

Professor Oak used a Squirt Bottle in I Choose You!, watering a Bellsprout and an Oddish with it.

In The Road Most Traveled!, Delia used a Squirt Bottle to water her flowers.

Prior to Pokémon Journeys: The Series, Squirt Bottles in the anime were depicted with legs, unlike in the games.

In the manga

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

Whitney's Cleffa used a Squirt Bottle on a Sudowoodo in A Huge Mysterious Tree!!.


  • A watering can resembling a Squirt Bottle was distributed as part of the Pokémon Center's "Grassy Gardening" merchandise collection in Japan. Other items in the collection depict a Pikachu holding a Squirt Bottle.[1]

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 傑尼龜噴壺 Gihtnèihgwāi Panwú *
車厘龜噴壺 Chēléigwāi Panwú *
車厘龜的噴水器 Chēléigwāi-dīk Panséuihei *
Mandarin 傑尼龜噴壺 / 杰尼龟喷壶 Jiéníguī Pēnhú *
傑尼龜的噴水器 Jiéníguī-de Pēnshuǐqì *
  European French Carapuce à O
  German Schiggykanne
  Italian Annaffiatoio
  Korean 꼬부기물뿌리개 Kkobugi Mulppurigae
  Spanish Regadera

See also

  This item article is part of Project ItemDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on all items.