Gunk Shot (move)

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Gunk Shot
ダストシュート Dust Shoot
Gunk Shot VI.png
Gunk Shot VI 2.png
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
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by Pokémon.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles all Pokémon that successfully showed their appeal.

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 was changed from 70% to 80%.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR 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.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 41 49 49 49
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon 56 63 63 63
088 Grimer Grimer
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 44 49BW
43B2W2
43XY
40ORAS
40
088 Grimer Grimer
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 40
089 Muk Muk
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 54 58BW
49B2W2
49XY
40ORAS
40
089 Muk Muk
Alola Form
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 40
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2 1 1 1 1
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 54 59 59XY
49ORAS
49
317 Swalot Swalot
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 66 73 1, 73XY
1, 61ORAS
1, 61
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 45 45 45
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 54 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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
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 Types Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS SM USUM
023 Ekans Ekans
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
024 Arbok Arbok
PoisonIC Big.png Field Dragon
052 Meowth Meowth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
052 Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Alola Form
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
056 Mankey Mankey
FightingIC Big.png Field Field
057 Primeape Primeape
FightingIC Big.png Field Field
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
143 Snorlax Snorlax
NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
190 Aipom Aipom
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
217 Ursaring Ursaring
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
226 Mantine Mantine
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
231 Phanpy Phanpy
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
232 Donphan Donphan
GroundIC Big.png Field Field
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
264 Linoone Linoone
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
279 Pelipper Pelipper
WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
289 Slaking Slaking
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
316 Gulpin Gulpin
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
317 Swalot Swalot
PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
390 Chimchar Chimchar
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
391 Monferno Monferno
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
392 Infernape Infernape
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu
ElectricIC Big.png Field Fairy
424 Ambipom Ambipom
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
446 Munchlax Munchlax
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
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
504 Patrat Patrat
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
505 Watchog Watchog
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
509 Purrloin Purrloin
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
510 Liepard Liepard
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
511 Pansage Pansage
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
512 Simisage Simisage
GrassIC Big.png Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
FireIC Big.png Field Field
514 Simisear Simisear
FireIC Big.png Field Field
515 Panpour Panpour
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
516 Simipour Simipour
WaterIC Big.png Field Field
568 Trubbish Trubbish
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
569 Garbodor Garbodor
PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
572 Minccino Minccino
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
573 Cinccino Cinccino
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
621 Druddigon Druddigon
DragonIC Big.png Dragon Monster
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
657 Frogadier Frogadier
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
658 Greninja Greninja
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
660 Diggersby Diggersby
NormalIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
674 Pancham Pancham
FightingIC Big.png Field Human-Like
675 Pangoro Pangoro
FightingIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
690 Skrelp Skrelp
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
691 Dragalge Dragalge
PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
PsychicIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
731 Pikipek Pikipek
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
732 Trumbeak Trumbeak
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
733 Toucannon Toucannon
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
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
766 Passimian Passimian
FightingIC Big.png Field Field
793 Nihilego Nihilego
RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
803 Poipole Poipole
PoisonIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
804 Naganadel Naganadel
PoisonIC 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
453 Croagunk Croagunk
PoisonIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like 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
658 Greninja Greninja
WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 Pokémon General Election 720 Greninja
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

Gunk Shot
Special Attack
Type Poison
Power 130
Energy bar 1
Duration 3.1 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
EkansArbokMukOctillery
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Gunk Shot had a power of 60.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Gunk Shot had a power of 65 and a duration of 3.0 seconds.

Ekans may only know this move if it was obtained before February 16, 2017.

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
A 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

Core series games

Gunk Shot IV.png Gunk Shot 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

Spin-off series games

Gunk Shot PBR.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

  • Gunk Shot is tied with Belch for the highest base power of all Poison-type moves at 120.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 垃圾射擊 Laahpsaap Sehgīk *
灰塵射擊 Fūichàhn Sehgīk *
Mandarin 垃圾射擊 / 垃圾射击 Lèsè Shèjí / Lājī Shèjī *
灰塵射擊 / 灰尘射击 Huīchén Shèjí *
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 Deoseuteusyuteu
Poland Flag.png Polish Błotostrzał
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Tiro de Sujeira (games, TCG)
Tiro de Lixo (early anime)
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Tiro de Mugre (DP088)
Lanza Mugre (BW084-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Lanza Mugre
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Pislik Atışı
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bắn Tạp Chất


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


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