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Water Pulse (move)

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Water Pulse
みずのはどう Water Pulse
Water Pulse.png
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Type  Water
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  60
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Scrambles the order of appeals on the next turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Makes the audience expect little of the other contestants.

Water Pulse (Japanese: みずのはどう Water Pulse) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation III. It was TM03 in Generation III and IV.

Effect

Generations III and IV

Water Pulse inflicts damage and has a 20% chance of confusing the target.

Generation V

Water Pulse can hit non-adjacent opponents in Triple Battles.

Generation VI

Water Pulse's power is increased by 50% when used by Pokémon with the Ability Mega Launcher.

Description

Games Description
RSE Attacks with ultrasonic waves. May confuse the foe.*
Generates an ultrasonic wave that may confuse.*
FRLG An attack with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.
Colo.XD Attacks with ultrasonic waves. May confuse target.*
Generates an ultrasonic wave that may confuse.*
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also leave the target confused.
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also afflict the target with a Confused status.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks the foe with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the foe.*
The foe is hit with a pulsating blast of water. It may also confuse the target.*
BWB2W2 The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. It may also confuse the target.
Conq A pulse of water is ejected at the target, confusing them.
XYORAS The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This may also confuse the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water   25 25 25
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water   28 28 28
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water   28 28 28
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water   22 22 18 18
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water   22 22 18 18
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison   29 33 33
16
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison   29 34 34
16
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic   29 28 28
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic   29 28 28
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water   17 17 17
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water   17 17 17
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice   14 14 14
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water       17 17
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic   29 28 28
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water   32 32 26 26
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying 43 28 28 19 19
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying   19 19 17 17
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying   19 19 17 17
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water 28 21 21 21
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water 28 21 21 21
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground   22 22 22
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground   22 22 22
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water 20 13 13 13
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water 22 15 15 15
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water 22 15 15 15
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water   28 22 22
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water -- -- -- --
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water   7 7 7
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground   --, 7 --, 7 --, 7
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water   22 22 22
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water   22 22 22
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying   28 28 19 19
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon   10 6 6 6
489 Phione Phione Water Water   46 46 46
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water   46 46 46
501 Oshawott Oshawott Water Water     23 23
502 Dewott Dewott Water Water     25 25
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water     25 25
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying     13 13
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying     13 13
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost     22 22
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost     22 22
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water     25 25
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water       14
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water       14
658 Greninja Greninja Water Dark       14
690 Skrelp Skrelp Poison Water       25
691 Dragalge Dragalge Poison Dragon       25
692 Clauncher Clauncher Water Water       34
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer Water Water       34
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
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
086 Seel Seel Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasVaporeonRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasVaporeonRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water     TentacoolTentacruel TentacoolTentacruelClauncherClawitzer
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric     GoldeenSeakingRemoraidWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashLuvdiscFinneonLumineonAlomomola GoldeenSeakingRemoraidWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashLuvdiscFinneonLumineonAlomomola
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison     GoldeenSeakingRemoraidWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashLuvdiscFinneonLumineonAlomomola GoldeenSeakingRemoraidWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashLuvdiscFinneonLumineonAlomomola
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingGoldeenSeakingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashMiloticHuntailGorebyssLuvdiscShellosGastrodonFinneonLumineonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingGoldeenSeakingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordBarboachWhiscashMiloticHuntailGorebyssLuvdiscShellosGastrodonFinneonLumineonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal     PsyduckGolduckWailmerWailordOshawottDewottSamurott PsyduckGolduckVaporeonWailmerWailordOshawottDewottSamurott PsyduckGolduckVaporeonWailmerWailordOshawottDewottSamurott
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug     TentacoolTentacruel TentacoolTentacruelClauncherClawitzer
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasVaporeonRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasVaporeonRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperWailmerWailordMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonOshawottDewottSamurottDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
535 Tympole Tympole Water Water     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock     SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomola SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckTentacoolTentacruelSlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingullPelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodonDucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninjaSkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
582 Vanillite Vanillite* Ice Ice     SnoruntGlalie SnoruntGlalie
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
[[|]]
III
TM03
IV
TM03
V
--
VI
--
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
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
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
173 Cleffa Cleffa Normal Normal
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Normal
175 Togepi Togepi Normal Normal
176 Togetic Togetic Normal Flying
183 Marill Marill Water Water
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Water
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
209 Snubbull Snubbull Normal Normal
210 Granbull Granbull Normal Normal
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
251 Celebi Celebi Psychic Grass
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass
271 Lombre Lombre Water Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
283 Surskit Surskit Bug Water
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Normal
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 Jirachi Jirachi Psychic Steel
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal
440 Happiny Happiny Normal Normal
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
468 Togekiss Togekiss Normal Flying
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
489 Phione Phione Water Water
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
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
XY ORAS
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
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
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy
052 Meowth Meowth Normal Normal
053 Persian Persian Normal Normal
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
173 Cleffa Cleffa Fairy Fairy
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Fairy
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy
176 Togetic Togetic Fairy Flying
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Fairy
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
190 Aipom Aipom Normal Normal
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
251 Celebi Celebi Grass Psychic
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass
271 Lombre Lombre Water Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
283 Surskit Surskit Bug Water
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Fairy
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
363 Spheal Spheal Water Ice
364 Sealeo Sealeo Water Ice
365 Walrein Walrein Water Ice
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
424 Ambipom Ambipom Normal Normal
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
431 Glameow Glameow Normal Normal
432 Purugly Purugly Normal Normal
440 Happiny Happiny Normal Normal
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
468 Togekiss Togekiss Fairy Flying
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
489 Phione Phione Water Water
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
501 Oshawott Oshawott Water Water
502 Dewott Dewott Water Water
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
535 Tympole Tympole Water Water
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad Water Ground
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk Ground Electric
647 Keldeo Keldeo Water Fighting
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water
658 Greninja Greninja Water 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
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
704 Goomy Goomy Dragon Dragon
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
714 Noibat Noibat Flying Dragon
715 Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon
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
061 061 Poliwhirl Water Dream World - Pokémon Café Forest
118 118 GoldeenLv.10 Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
147 147 Dratini Dragon Dream World - Sparkling Sea
270 270 Lotad Water Grass Dream World - Pleasant Forest
351 351 Castform Normal Dream World - Pleasant Forest
361 361 Snorunt Ice Dream World - Icy Cave
418 418 Buizel Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
456 456 FinneonLv.10 Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
535 535 Tympole Water Dream World - Pleasant Forest
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 other games

Pokémon Conquest

Water Pulse is the only move of Dewott. It may confuse the target.

     
     
     
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Power ★★★
Orange squares indicate hit area.
Blue squares indicate area Pokémon the Pokémon will need to move to perform the move.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
Table assumes the Pokémon is in the square marked by ^.

In the anime

Ash Froakie Water Pulse.png Trip Frillish Water Pulse.png Zoey Gastrodon Water Pulse.png Drew Absol Water Pulse.png
Froakie Frillish Gastrodon Absol
A ball of water from the user becomes a wave that attacks the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt's pincers become surrounded in light blue energy orbs. Then, Crawdaunt puts its claws at the ground and releases a huge pulse of water from its claws at the opponent.
A Team Aqua Grunt's Crawdaunt On a Wingull and a Prayer! Debut
283 Surskit Surskit lifts up its two front legs and a light blue ball is created between them. It brings the ball into the water and a sends a huge wave at the opponent.
Max's Surskit Maxxed Out! None
Kent's Surskit A Cacturne for the Worse None
340 Whiscash Whiscash puts its whiskers in the air and a ball of water forms in between them. It puts the ball down and shoots the ball at the opponent.
Nero Whiscash and Ash None
305 Lairon Lairon's eyes glow blue and then pulses appear under the opponent. A geyser then shoots out of the ground under the opponent.
Savannah's Lairon A Fan with a Plan None
367 Huntail Huntail opens its mouth and a blue ball forms in front of it. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Keith's Huntail The Evolutionary War None
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss lowers its head and a blue ball forms on its forehead. It then fires the ball at the opponent.
Nancy's Gorebyss The Evolutionary War None
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc fires a ball of water from its mouth at the opponent.
Juan's Luvdisc The Great Eight Fate! None
264 Linoone Linoone creates a huge blue ball of energy in between its hands. It then throws it to the ground, making water hit the foe and sending it back. Sometimes, the move confuses the opponent, making them have bruise-like marks around their eyes when they are.
Kimmy Shoney's Tokin Showdown At Linoone None
321 Wailord Wailord opens its mouth and creates a blue energy ball in its mouth. It then fires the energy ball at the opponent.
Robin's Wailord Island Time None
053 Persian Persian creates a blue ball of water in front of its mouth. Persian then slams the ball into the ground, and waves of water come out from around its body.
Vivica's Persian Saved by the Beldum None
A wild Persian Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
144 Articuno Articuno releases a blue ball of energy from its mouth at the opponent. When the attack hits the opponent, the ball turns into water.
Noland's Articuno The Symbol Life None
260 Swampert Swampert's tailfin glows orange and it gathers water vapor from the air above its tail. A geyser then fires from the water above Swampert's tailfin at the opponent and sucks it up into a water tornado.
Tucker's Swampert Tactics Theatrics!! None
060 Poliwag Poliwag fires a blue ball of energy from its mouth at the opponent. The ball glides across a stream of water that is created under the ball.
Hiroshi's Poliwag Curbing the Crimson Tide! None
306 Aggron Aggron creates a blue ball of energy in between its three horns, then launches the ball into the ground, creating a wave of water and hitting the opponent.
James's Aggron Grating Spaces! None
359 Absol Absol's body becomes outlined in blue and it releases a large water tornado around its body, or Absol's body becomes outlined in blue and it releases a huge wave at the opponent.
Drew's Absol Thinning the Hoard! None
422 Shellos Shellos opens its mouth and a blue ball of energy appears in front of it. It then fires a spiraling stream of water from the ball at the opponent.
Zoey's Shellos Dawn's Early Night! None
418 Buizel Buizel puts its hands together and forms a blue ball. It then throws the ball at the floor and it glides on the ground across a stream of water at the opponent, hitting it, or Buizel throws the ball at the ground and it turns into a huge wave of water, the wave going and hitting the opponent.
Ash's Buizel A Triple Fighting Chance! None
199 Slowking Slowking raises its hands and a blue ball of energy forms in between them. Slowking then throws the ball at the opponent.
Conway's Slowking Up Close and Personable! None
423 Gastrodon All three of Gastrodon's eyes glow light blue, and a light blue orb of energy appears in front of its mouth. It then fires the orb at the opponent.
Zoey's Gastrodon Last Call - First Round! None
423E Gastrodon A light blue orb of energy appears in front of Gastrodon's third eye and it fires the orb at the opponent. When the orb hits it, it explodes in the form of water.
Paul's Gastrodon Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
592 Frillish Frillish puts its tentacles in front of its body and forms a light blue ball of energy in between them. It then pushes the ball with its tentacles, slightly making it smaller. It then throws the orb at the opponent. When the ball hits the opponent, it expands and surrounds the opponent in a large orb of water. The water then swirls around from all sides, causing the water to explode.
Trip's Frillish A Rival Battle for Club Champ! None
502 Dewott Dewott holds out both of its arms in the shape of a 'T' and opens its mouth. A light blue orb of energy appears in front of Dewott's mouth and it fires it at the opponent. When the orb hits the opponent, it expands and surrounds the opponent in a large orb of water. The orb then floats into the air and the water then starts to swirl around from all sides, causing the water to explode.
Burgundy's Dewott A Connoisseur's Revenge! None
362 Glalie A light blue orb of energy appears in front of Glalie's mouth and it fires it at the opponent. When the orb hits the opponent, it expands and surrounds the opponent in a large orb of water. The orb then floats into the air and the water then starts to swirl around from all sides, causing the water to explode.
Morana's Glalie Survival of the Striaton Gym! None
656 Froakie Froakie creates a blue sphere of energy from in between its hands. It then fires the sphere at the opponent, which explodes into a wave of water.
Ash's Froakie Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin! None
657 Frogadier Frogadier creates a blue sphere of energy from in between its hands. It then fires the sphere at the opponent, which explodes into a wave of water.
Sanpei's Frogadier A Rush of Ninja Wisdom None

In the manga

In the movie adaptations


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

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