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Gunk Shot (move)

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Gunk Shot
ダストシュート Dust Shoot
Gunk Shot V.png
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Type  Poison
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  80%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Category  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Category  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by Pokémon.

Gunk Shot (Japanese: ダストシュート Dust Shoot) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Generations IV and V

Gunk Shot deals damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

Generation VI

Gunk Shot's accuracy changed from 70% to 80%.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user shoots filthy garbage at the foe to attack. It may also poison the target.
BWB2W2 The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. It may also poison the target.
XY The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison 41 49 49
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison 56 63 63
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison 44 49 43 43
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison 54 58 49 49
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water -- -- --
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison 54 59 59
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison 66 73 --, 73
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison   45 45
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison   54 54
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison no GrimerMukGulpinSwalot
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost no GrimerMukGulpinSwalot GrimerMukGulpinSwalot
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire
391 Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting
392 Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting
504 Patrat Patrat Normal Normal
505 Watchog Watchog Normal Normal
509 Purrloin Purrloin Dark Dark
510 Liepard Liepard Dark Dark
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison
572 Minccino Minccino Normal Normal
573 Cinccino Cinccino Normal Normal
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
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 Type Obtained with
453 453 Croagunk Poison Fighting Dream World - Rugged Mountain
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

None.png Roxie Garbodor Gunk Shot.png Roxie Garbodor Gunk Shot trash.png None.png
Garbodor Being hit with trash
The user throws a bag of garbage at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
569 Garbodor Garbodor puts its hands together, and a silver light starts sparkling between them. The light then turns into a black bag of garbage outlined in purple, which Garbodor hurls at the opponent. It explodes on impact, sending pieces of purple-glowing garbage flying and poisoning the opponent.
Roxie's Garbodor Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 2 Debut
Unknown Trainer's Garbodor Iris and the Rogue Dragonite! None
A wild Garbodor Lost at the League! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Gunk Shot IV.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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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

  • Gunk Shot is tied with Belch for the highest base power of all Poison-type moves at 120. However, Venoshock, another Poison-type move, has a power of 130 when the target is poisoned.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 灰塵射擊 Huī​chén​ Shè​jī
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Slijmschot
France Flag.png French Détricanon
Germany Flag.png German Mülltreffer
Greece Flag.png Greek Βολή Λιπαντικού
Italy Flag.png Italian Sporcolancio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 더스트슈트 Dust Shoot
Poland Flag.png Polish Błotostrzał
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Explosão de Lama
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Lanza Mugre
Spain Flag.png Spain Lanza Mugre


Variations of the move Blizzard
Special BlizzardThunderHurricane
Formerly a variation
Physical Gunk Shot
Special Focus Blast


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