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Sludge Bomb (move)

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Sludge Bomb
ヘドロばくだん Sludge Bomb
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Type  Poison
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
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
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 Pokémon performs last in the turn.

Sludge Bomb (Japanese: ヘドロばくだん Sludge Bomb) is a damage-dealing Poison-type move introduced in Generation II. It has been TM36 since Generation II.

Effect

Sludge Bomb inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of poisoning the target.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 A Poison-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of leaving the target poisoned.
GSC An attack that may poison the foe.
RSEColo.XD Sludge is hurled to inflict damage. May also poison.*
Hurls sludge at the foe. It may poison the foe.RSE*
Hurl sludge at the target. It may poison the target.ColoXD*
FRLG Filthy sludge is hurled at the foe. It may poison the target.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks by hurling filthy sludge at the foe. It may also poison the target.*
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the foe. It may also poison the target.*
BWB2W2Conq Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
XY Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison 50 43 36 36 26 26
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison 60 47 36 36 26 26
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison     32 46 34 34
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison     48 52 34 34
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison   39 39 44 44
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison   48 45 52 52
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting     43 45 45
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting     49 54 54
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison       29 29
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison       29 29
690 Skrelp Skrelp Poison Water         38
691 Dragalge Dragalge Poison Dragon         38
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 Type Machine
I
--
II
TM36
III
TM36
IV
TM36
V
TM36
VI
TM36
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass Poison
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur Grass Poison
003 Venusaur Venusaur Grass Poison
015 Beedrill Beedrill Bug Poison
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
041 Zubat Zubat Poison Flying
042 Golbat Golbat Poison Flying
043 Oddish Oddish Grass Poison
044 Gloom Gloom Grass Poison
045 Vileplume Vileplume Grass Poison
046 Paras Paras Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect Bug Grass
048 Venonat Venonat Bug Poison
049 Venomoth Venomoth Bug Poison
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout Grass Poison
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell Grass Poison
071 Victreebel Victreebel Grass Poison
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
092 Gastly Gastly Ghost Poison
093 Haunter Haunter Ghost Poison
094 Gengar Gengar Ghost Poison
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute Grass Psychic
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor Grass Psychic
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison
114 Tangela Tangela Grass Grass
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
167 Spinarak Spinarak Bug Poison
168 Ariados Ariados Bug Poison
169 Crobat Crobat Poison Flying
182 Bellossom Bellossom Grass Grass
191 Sunkern Sunkern Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora Grass Grass
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire
269 Dustox Dustox Bug Poison
285 Shroomish Shroomish Grass Grass
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
315 Roselia Roselia Grass Poison
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
406 Budew Budew Grass Poison
407 Roserade Roserade Grass Poison
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen Bug Flying
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark
435 Skuntank Skuntank Poison Dark
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting
455 Carnivine Carnivine Grass Grass
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel
535 Tympole Tympole Water Water
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad Water Ground
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground
543 Venipede Venipede Bug Poison
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede Bug Poison
545 Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting
560 Scrafty Scrafty Dark Fighting
568 Trubbish Trubbish Poison Poison
569 Garbodor Garbodor Poison Poison
590 Foongus Foongus Grass Poison
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss Grass Poison
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost
616 Shelmet Shelmet Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor Bug Bug
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk Ground Electric
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
641 Tornadus Tornadus Flying Flying
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
650 Chespin Chespin Grass Grass
651 Quilladin Quilladin Grass Grass
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby Normal Normal
660 Diggersby Diggersby Normal Ground
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting
675 Pangoro Pangoro Fighting Dark
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
690 Skrelp Skrelp Poison Water
691 Dragalge Dragalge Poison Dragon
692 Clauncher Clauncher Water Water
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer Water Water
704 Goomy Goomy Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass
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 Conquest

Sludge Bomb is the only move of Toxicroak.

In the anime

Grimer Sludge Bomb.png Roxie Koffing Sludge Bomb.png Conway Shuckle Sludge Bomb.png Thane father Scolipede Sludge Bomb.png
Grimer Koffing Shuckle Scolipede
The user attacks by hurling filthy sludge at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
089 Muk Muk fires globs of brown sludge at the opponent, or Muk releases a stream of sludge from its mouth at the opponent.
Attila's Muk The Legend of Thunder! Debut
Ash's Muk Can't Beat the Heat! None
Three wild Muk The Psyduck Stops Here! None
A Team Plasma Grunt's Muk Secrets From Out of the Fog! None
324 Torkoal Torkoal fires globs of sludge from its mouth at the opponent.
Flannery's Torkoal Going, Going, Yawn None
043 Oddish Oddish releases globs of brown sludge at the opponent from its mouth.
A wild Oddish Grass Hysteria! None
317 Swalot Swalot fires globs of brown sludge at the opponent from its mouth.
Anthony's Swalot Deceit and Assist None
Dominick's Swalot From Brags to Riches None
Reggie's Swalot Lost Leader Strategy! None
088 Grimer Grimer opens its mouth and fires globs of brown sludge at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Grimer Saved by the Beldum None
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor releases multiple globs of brown sludge at the opponent from the middle of the leaves on its head.
A Coordinator's Exeggutor Weekend Warrior None
224 Octillery Octillery fires multiple globs of brown sludge at the opponent from its mouth.
Harley's Octillery Harley Rides Again None
015 Beedrill One of Beedrill's arm stingers glow dark purple. Beedrill brings its arms forward and releases a purple blast of sludge at the opponent that explodes on impact.
Galen's Beedrill Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea None
168 Ariados Ariados fires brown sludge at the opponent that explodes on contact, or Ariados releases multiple brown globs of sludge at the opponent.
Multiple wild Ariados Following a Maiden's Voyage! None
Multiple wild Ariados Stopped in the Name of Love! None
Multiple wild Ariados Historical Mystery Tour! None
109 Koffing Koffing fires multiple large glob of sludge from its mouth at the opponent one at a time, or Koffing fires a ball of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball of sludge hits the opponent, it explodes.
Unknown Trainer's Koffing Tag! We're It...! None
Roxie's Koffing Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 1 None
213 Shuckle Shuckle fires a stream of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent and the sludge explodes on impact, or Shuckle pulls its arms into its shell and two streams of brown sludge is released from the holes in its shell at the opponent. The sludge explodes on impact.
Butch's Shuckle Sleight of Sand! None
Conway's Shuckle Working on a Right Move! None
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak fires waves or globs of brown sludge at the opponent from its mouth.
Saturn's Toxicroak Enter Galactic! None
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt opens its claws and releases multiple globs of brown sludge at the opponent from them.
Kyle's Crawdaunt Pruning a Passel of Pals! None
195 Quagsire Quagsire opens its mouth and fires globs of light brown sludge at the opponent.
Crasher Wake's Quagsire A Crasher Course in Power! None
042 Golbat Golbat fires a stream of dark brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. The sludge explodes on impact.
Galactic Grunts' multiple Golbat Steeling a Peace of Mind! None
375 Metang Metang fires multiple globs of dark brown sludge from its body at the opponent. The sludge explodes on impact.
J's Henchmen's Metang Pillars of Friendship! None
568 Trubbish Trubbish opens its mouth and releases a ball of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball of sludge misses the opponent, it releases a thick yellow mist in the air which smells.
A wild Trubbish Here Comes the Trubbish Squad! Japanese version only
Four wild Trubbish Lost at the League! None
543 Venipede Venipede's antennae vibrate back and forth and it fires a ball of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball of sludge hits the opponent, it explodes.
Multiple wild Venipede A Venipede Stampede! None
569 Garbodor Garbodor fires a brown ball of sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball hits the opponent, it explodes.
A wild Garbodor Scraggy and the Demanding Gothita! None
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad extends its long tongue and starts to spin around in the air. As it does, its tongue starts to glow yellow. As it swings all the way around, the yellow glow fades and a ball of brown sludge forms in front of Palpitoad's tongue. Palpitoad then swings fully around and throws the ball of sludge at the opponent. When the sludge makes contact, it explodes.
Clay's Palpitoad Battling the King of the Mines! None
545 Scolipede Scolipede fires a ball of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball of sludge hits the opponent, it explodes.
Sean's father's Scolipede Battling the Bully! None
Roxie's Scolipede Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 2 None
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk fires a ball of brown sludge from its mouth at the opponent. When the ball of sludge hits the opponent, it explodes.
Cilan's Stunfisk Battling Authority Once Again! None
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss shoots a brown sludge at the opponent.
Four wild Amoonguss Unrest at the Nursery! None
551 Sandile Sandile shoots a brown glob of sludge at the opponent.
A wild Sandile The Journalist from Another Region! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga

  • Sludge Bomb was mentioned and shown in GDZ60 but it wasn't specified who used the move.

In other generations

Sludge Bomb II.png Sludge Bomb III.png Sludge Bomb IV.png Sludge Bomb V.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 XY 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
Sludge Bomb 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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 臭泥爆彈 Chòuní Bàodàn
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Blubber Bom
Finland Flag.png Finnish Liejupommi (OS)
Mönjäpommi (AG056)
Mutapommi (AG122)
Limapommi (AG127)
France Flag.png French Bomb-Beurk
Germany Flag.png German Matschbombe
Greece Flag.png Greek Ιλυοβόμβα
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bom Lumpur
Italy Flag.png Italian Fangobomba
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오물폭탄 Omul Poktan
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rajada Tóxica
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Bomba de Lodo
Romania Flag.png Romanian Bomba Mlăștinoasă
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Muljevita Bomba
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bomba Lodo


Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
01020304050607
Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708
Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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