Sludge Bomb (move)

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Sludge Bomb
ヘドロばくだん Sludge Bomb
Sludge Bomb.png
Sludge Bomb 2.png
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
  • 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 Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that the audience has high expectations of.

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. It can be considered a stronger version of Sludge.

Effect

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

Generation VI

Sludge Bomb has no effect on targets with Bulletproof.

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.*
BWB2W2 Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.
XYORAS
SM
Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
088 Grimer Grimer
Amorphous Amorphous 50 43 36 36BW
26B2W2
26XY
29ORAS
089 Muk Muk
Amorphous Amorphous 60 47 36 36BW
26B2W2
26XY
29ORAS
109 Koffing Koffing
Amorphous Amorphous 32 46BW
34B2W2
34
110 Weezing Weezing
Amorphous Amorphous 48 52BW
34B2W2
34
316 Gulpin Gulpin
Amorphous Amorphous 39 39 44 44XY
33ORAS
317 Swalot Swalot
Amorphous Amorphous 48 45 52 52XY
37ORAS
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like 43 45 45
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like 49 54 54
568 Trubbish Trubbish
Mineral Mineral 29 29
569 Garbodor Garbodor
Mineral Mineral 29 29
690 Skrelp Skrelp
Water 1 Dragon 38
691 Dragalge Dragalge
Water 1 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 Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
TM36
III
TM36
IV
TM36
V
TM36
VI
TM36
VII
TM36
001 Bulbasaur Bulbasaur
Monster Grass
002 Ivysaur Ivysaur
Monster Grass
003 Venusaur Venusaur
Monster Grass
015 Beedrill Beedrill
Bug Bug
023 Ekans Ekans
Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
Field Dragon
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀
Monster Field
030 Nidorina Nidorina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen
Undiscovered Undiscovered
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂
Monster Field
033 Nidorino Nidorino
Monster Field
034 Nidoking Nidoking
Monster Field
041 Zubat Zubat
Flying Flying
042 Golbat Golbat
Flying Flying
043 Oddish Oddish
Grass Grass
044 Gloom Gloom
Grass Grass
045 Vileplume Vileplume
Grass Grass
046 Paras Paras
Bug Grass
047 Parasect Parasect
Bug Grass
048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Bug
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug
050 Diglett Diglett
Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Field Field
069 Bellsprout Bellsprout
Grass Grass
070 Weepinbell Weepinbell
Grass Grass
071 Victreebel Victreebel
Grass Grass
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3
088 Grimer Grimer
Amorphous Amorphous
089 Muk Muk
Amorphous Amorphous
092 Gastly Gastly
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
Amorphous Amorphous
102 Exeggcute Exeggcute
Grass Grass
103 Exeggutor Exeggutor
Grass Grass
109 Koffing Koffing
Amorphous Amorphous
110 Weezing Weezing
Amorphous Amorphous
114 Tangela Tangela
Grass Grass
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
167 Spinarak Spinarak
Bug Bug
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug
169 Crobat Crobat
Flying Flying
182 Bellossom Bellossom
Grass Grass
191 Sunkern Sunkern
Grass Grass
192 Sunflora Sunflora
Grass Grass
194 Wooper Wooper
Water 1 Field
195 Quagsire Quagsire
Water 1 Field
207 Gligar Gligar
Bug Bug
209 Snubbull Snubbull
Field Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull
Field Fairy
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
213 Shuckle Shuckle
Bug Bug
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
228 Houndour Houndour
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
Field Field
269 Dustox Dustox
Bug Bug
285 Shroomish Shroomish
Fairy Grass
286 Breloom Breloom
Fairy Grass
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
315 Roselia Roselia
Fairy Grass
316 Gulpin Gulpin
Amorphous Amorphous
317 Swalot Swalot
Amorphous Amorphous
324 Torkoal Torkoal
Field Field
336 Seviper Seviper
Field Dragon
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3
345 Lileep Lileep
Water 3 Water 3
346 Cradily Cradily
Water 3 Water 3
375 Metang Metang
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
Mineral Mineral
406 Budew Budew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
407 Roserade Roserade
Fairy Grass
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
Bug Bug
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon
Water 1 Amorphous
434 Stunky Stunky
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
Field Field
451 Skorupi Skorupi
Water 3 Bug
452 Drapion Drapion
Bug Water 3
453 Croagunk Croagunk
Human-Like Human-Like
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak
Human-Like Human-Like
455 Carnivine Carnivine
Grass Grass
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth
Grass Grass
472 Gliscor Gliscor
Bug Bug
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
529 Drilbur Drilbur
Field Field
530 Excadrill Excadrill
Field Field
535 Tympole Tympole
Water 1 Water 1
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
Water 1 Water 1
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
Water 1 Water 1
543 Venipede Venipede
Bug Bug
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
Bug Bug
551 Sandile Sandile
Field Field
552 Krokorok Krokorok
Field Field
553 Krookodile Krookodile
Field Field
559 Scraggy Scraggy
Field Dragon
560 Scrafty Scrafty
Field Dragon
568 Trubbish Trubbish
Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
Mineral Mineral
590 Foongus Foongus
Grass Grass
591 Amoonguss Amoonguss
Grass Grass
592 Frillish Frillish
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
Amorphous Amorphous
616 Shelmet Shelmet
Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor
Bug Bug
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk
Water 1 Amorphous
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Monster Dragon
641 Tornadus Tornadus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
645 Landorus Landorus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
650 Chespin Chespin
Field Field
651 Quilladin Quilladin
Field Field
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught
Field Field
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby
Field Field
660 Diggersby Diggersby
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
Field Human-Like
688 Binacle Binacle
Water 3 Water 3
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle
Water 3 Water 3
690 Skrelp Skrelp
Water 1 Dragon
691 Dragalge Dragalge
Water 1 Dragon
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3
704 Goomy Goomy
Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo
Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra
Dragon Dragon
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
Amorphous Amorphous
721 Volcanion Volcanion
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.


By events

Generation VI

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
571 Zoroark Zoroark
Field Field Sly Zoroark
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

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Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★★
Power = 44 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 30% chance of poisoning each target.
Used by : Toxicroak

Pokémon GO

Sludge Bomb
Special Attack
Type Poison
Power 55
Energy bar 2
Duration 2.6 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurBeedrillEkansNidoran♀
NidorinaNidoran♂NidorinoZubatOddishGloom
BellsproutWeepinbellVictreebelGrimerGastlyHaunter
GengarKoffingWeezingTangela

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Sludge Bomb had a power of 50.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also leave the target poisoned, damaging it for several turns.
Conq. Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. It may also poison the target.

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. Or Beedrill fires brown blobs of sludge at the opponent.
Galen's Beedrill Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea None
Multiple wild Beedrill Beyond the Rainbow! 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 Beyond the Rainbow! None
Ninja's Ariados A Festival of Decisions! 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
690 Skrelp Skrelp releases multiple brown globs of sludge from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Skrelp An Undersea Place to Call Home! None
452 Drapion Drapion releases multiple brown globs of sludge from its mouth at the opponent.
Celosia's Drapion From A to Z! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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 Stad2.png Sludge Bomb Colo.png Sludge Bomb XD.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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 Blubberbom
Finland Flag.png Finnish Liejupommi (EP270)
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
Poland Flag.png Polish Bomba Błotna
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rajada Tóxica
Bomba de Lodo (XY series and TCG)
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
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Çamur Bombası
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bom Bùn


Generation II TMs
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Generation II HMs
01020304050607
Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708RSE
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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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
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Generation VII TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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