Sludge Wave (move)

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Sludge Wave
ヘドロウェーブ Sludge Wave
Sludge Wave.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  95
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Sludge Wave (Japanese: ヘドロウェーブ Sludge Wave) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation V. It has been TM34 since Generation V.

Contents

Effect

Sludge Wave inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of poisoning the target. Sludge Wave will hit all Pokémon in Double Battles and all adjacent Pokémon in Triple Battles.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
XYORAS
SM
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 50 50XY
43ORAS
43
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 56 56XY
48ORAS
48
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 44BW
37B2W2
37XY
32ORAS
32
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 50BW
37B2W2
37XY
32ORAS
32
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
TM34
VI
TM34
VII
TM34
020 Raticate Raticate
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen
PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
034 Nidoking Nidoking
PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alola Form
GroundIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Field
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
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
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
213 Shuckle Shuckle
BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Bug
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
258 Mudkip Mudkip
WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
260 Swampert Swampert
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
317 Swalot Swalot
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
336 Seviper Seviper
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon
WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
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
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
GroundIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 1 Amorphous
641 Tornadus Tornadus
FlyingIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645 Landorus Landorus
GroundIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
690 Skrelp Skrelp
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
691 Dragalge Dragalge
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
692 Clauncher Clauncher
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 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
718 Zygarde Zygarde
DragonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
721 Volcanion Volcanion
FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
757 Salandit Salandit
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
768 Golisopod Golisopod
BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Bug Water 3
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
793 Nihilego Nihilego
RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
799 Guzzlord Guzzlord
DarkIC Big.png
DragonIC 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.


Special move

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Spooky Manor
109 Koffing Koffing
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Rugged Mountain
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 VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous Halloween Gengar
October 2014 Gengar
Pre-ordering player Gengar
XY Gengar
Pokémon Center Hiroshima Gengar
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

Sludge Wave
Special Attack
Type Poison
Power 110
Energy bar 1
Duration 3.2 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
ArbokNidoqueenNidokingTentacruelMukGengarQwilfish
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Sludge Wave had a power of 60.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Sludge Wave had a power of 70 and a duration of 3.4 seconds.

Gengar may only know this move if it was obtained before August 20, 2016.

In the anime

None.png Ash Palpitoad Sludge Wave 1.png Ash Palpitoad Sludge Wave 2.png None.png
Palpitoad The wave crashing
The user launches a wave of purple sludge onto the opponent, poisoning it.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
536 Palpitoad A big wave of dark purple sludge forms around Palpitoad. The sludge is then hurled at the opponent, poisoning it.
Ash's Palpitoad Strong Strategy Steals the Show! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 污泥波 Wūnàih Bō *
泥漿波 Nàihjēung Bō *
Mandarin 污泥波 Wūní Bō *
泥漿波 Níjiāng Bō *
France Flag.png French Cradovague
Germany Flag.png German Schlammwoge
Italy Flag.png Italian Fangonda
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오물웨이브 Omul Wave
Poland Flag.png Polish Fala Szlamu
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Onda de Lama
Spain Flag.png Spanish Onda Tóxica


Generation V TMs
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Generation V HMs
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Generation VI TMs
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Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
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