Mudkip (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Mudkip (disambiguation).
Mudkip
Mud Fish Pokémon
ミズゴロウ
Mizugorou
#0258
Mudkip



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Torrent Cacophony
Cacophony
Damp
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Water 1
Hatch time
20 cycles
Height
1'04" 0.4 m
Mudkip
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
16.8 lbs. 7.6 kg
Mudkip
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{form2}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
65
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
62
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Mudkip
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body08.png
Footprint
F0258.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Mudkip (Japanese: ミズゴロウ Mizugorou) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves into Marshtomp starting at level 16, which evolves into Swampert starting at level 36.

Along with Treecko and Torchic, Mudkip is one of three starter Pokémon of Hoenn available at the beginning of Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire.

Biology

Mudkip is a small, amphibious, quadrupedal Pokémon. It has a blue body with a light-blue underside. Mudkip has a large head with a blue fin on top and a light-blue tail fin. It has black, beady eyes and orange, star-shaped gills on its cheeks. By using the fin on its head, Mudkip can detect changes in air and water currents as well as bodies of water. Its fin can also point in a certain direction, as seen in the anime. Mudkip is capable of moving or crushing boulders larger than itself. Its large tail fin provides powerful acceleration to propel it through the water.

According to its Pokémon Ranger browser entry, Mudkip is a very docile Pokémon. Mudkip is more commonly found in captivity, though it can be found in swamps and other wetlands. In the wild, it sleeps by burying itself in the soil at the water's edge.

Evolution

Mudkip evolves into Marshtomp, which evolves into Swampert.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

0258Mudkip.png
Unevolved
Mudkip
 Water 

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First evolution
Marshtomp
 Water  Ground 

0260Swampert.png
Second evolution
Swampert
 Water  Ground 


In the anime

Main series

Mudkip in the anime
Mudkip Eggs in the anime

Major appearances

Brock's Mudkip

Brock has a Marshtomp that he caught as a Mudkip in A Mudkip Mission. Mudkip Eggs were seen in the episode when Old Man Swamp offered to let Brock see one hatch, and Brock accepted his offer with enthusiasm. Brock's Mudkip later evolved into a Marshtomp in A Chip Off the Old Brock.

Other

Mudkip debuted in Get the Show on the Road!, when May summoned one from Professor Birch's bag to ward off a pack of Poochyena, only for it to use Water Gun on her. Later, when May was asked to pick her starter Pokémon, she didn't pick Mudkip, remembering the time when it refused to do what she had asked.

In In the Knicker of Time!, a Mudkip was Nicholai's main Pokémon. In ZigZag Zangoose, it was revealed to have evolved to a Marshtomp.

In Having a Wailord of a Time, Nurse Joy asked Ash and Max to look over a Mudkip, along with a Treecko and Torchic. It was very young and cried easily. Mudkip was eventually picked by Stephanie to be her starter Pokémon.

In A Six Pack Attack!, a Mudkip belonging to Professor Birch was featured along with the other starters. They were being admired by Max and May when Team Rocket captured them along with the other Hoenn and Kanto starters. Max found them and told Mudkip and Squirtle to cool the bars with Water Gun, which eventually freed them. It then helped send Team Rocket blasting off.

Minor appearances

In Gonna Rule The School!, the Pokémon Trainers' School lent a Mudkip to one of the school's underage students for use in lessons.

In a flashback in Abandon Ship!, Tommy owned a Mudkip. It was revealed to have evolved into a Marshtomp and then into a Swampert after it was accidentally abandoned aboard a ship.

A Coordinator's Mudkip appeared in Now That's Flower Power!.

A Mudkip appeared in Pokéblock, Stock, and Berry.

In The Ribbon Cup Caper, a Mudkip was at the S.S. St. Flower's Pokémon Center.

In Off the Unbeaten Path, a Trainer's Mudkip participated in the Pokémon Orienteering competition.

A Trainer's Mudkip appeared in Curbing the Crimson Tide!.

A Coordinator's Mudkip appeared in What I Did for Love!.

In Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade, a Mudkip watched Meloetta's concert.

A Trainer's Mudkip appeared in Mega Evolution Special III.

A Mudkip appeared in Sawyer's flashback in Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!, when he was selecting his starter Pokémon from Professor Birch.

In Pikachu and the Pokémon Music Squad, a Mudkip was living in a forest.

A Mudkip appeared in a fantasy alongside the other starter Pokémon in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

In Must Be Our Heroes and the Witch!, a Mudkip appeared in a fantasy.

A Trainer's Mudkip appeared in Getting to the Heart of it All!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG005 Mudkip Ash's Pokédex Mudkip, the Mud Fish Pokémon. Mudkip uses the sensitive fin on its head to take radar readings of its surroundings.
AG025 Mudkip Ash's Pokédex Mudkip, the Mud Fish Pokémon. Mudkip uses the sensitive radar receptors on its headfin to determine what's going on around it. In a pinch, it can brandish enough power to crush rocks.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

Mudkip in the animated trailer

In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, May owns a Mudkip. It eventually evolved into a Marshtomp while battling Roxanne's Nosepass, and then into a Swampert, which was capable of Mega Evolving.

GOTCHA!

A Mudkip briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

Pokémon Evolutions

A Mudkip briefly appeared in a fantasy in The Wish as Zinnia told the story of the Draconid people to May.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

Main article: Brock's Mudkip

Multiple Mudkip appeared in Brock, A Man Of Resolve!!, where Brock caught one of them.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Mumu

In Trying to Trounce Torchic, when Ruby was attacked by Sapphire's Torchic, Professor Birch told him to look in his briefcase, to pick up the Poké Ball with a blue Pokémon and to throw it. The Poké Ball released a Mudkip and he nicknamed him Mumu. In the beginning, Ruby was disappointed with him because he wasn't as attractive as his other Pokémon and he couldn't participate in any Pokémon Contest. He tried with different conditions and then decided that Tough Contests would be perfect for him. Mumu eventually evolved into a Marshtomp and then into a Swampert.

Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS184 The fin on its head is like a sensitive radar. The fin is able to detect movements in the air and water. This Pokémon can determine the surroundings around it without using its eyes.*
Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS184 The fin on Mudkip's head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this Pokémon can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.*

Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪

Mudkip appeared in CCP02.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

Main article: Mudkip (Ginji's Rescue Team)

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team, Ginji's partner and first friend is a cautious Mudkip. It is sometimes referred to by other teams as a "crybaby".

Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom

Omega started off with a Mudkip.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

A Mudkip appeared in Clefairy's Most Deadly Rival as one of Professor Birch's starter Pokémon.

Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

Professor Birch was seen owning a Mudkip in I Won't Let You Lead!!.

In the TCG

Main article: Mudkip (TCG)

In the TFG

One Mudkip figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Mudkip appears as a random trophy.

"A Mud Fish Pokémon. It has fins on its head and tail. The fin on its head acts like a radar dish to read its surroundings, and its tail fin increases its swimming speed. The gills on its cheeks allow it to move about in water. It's very strong for its size--it can even lift big boulders. It burrows into muddy watersides to sleep. Mudkip evolves into Marshtomp."

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#007
Kanto
#—
Ruby The fin on Mudkip's head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this Pokémon can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.
Sapphire In water, Mudkip breathes using the gills on its cheeks. If it is faced with a tight situation in battle, this Pokémon will unleash its amazing power - it can crush rocks bigger than itself.
Emerald On land, it can powerfully lift large boulders by planting its four feet and heaving. It sleeps by burying itself in soil at the water's edge.
FireRed Its large tail fin propels it through water with powerful acceleration. It is strong in spite of its size.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#—
Diamond To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to lift boulders.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Its power can crush boulders. It rests by covering itself with mud at the bottom of a river.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to lift boulders.
White
Black 2 To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to lift boulders.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#007
X Its large tail fin propels it through water with powerful acceleration. It is strong in spite of its size.
Y To alert it, the fin on its head senses the flow of water. It has the strength to heft boulders.
Omega Ruby The fin on Mudkip's head acts as highly sensitive radar. Using this fin to sense movements of water and air, this Pokémon can determine what is taking place around it without using its eyes.
Alpha Sapphire In water, Mudkip breathes using the gills on its cheeks. If it is faced with a tight situation in battle, this Pokémon will unleash its amazing power—it can crush rocks bigger than itself.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword, Shield, and Legends: Arceus.
Brilliant Diamond Using the fin on its head, Mudkip senses the flow of water to keep track of what's going on around it. Mudkip has the strength to heft boulders.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation IX.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
Emerald
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Received from Steven Stone in Silph Co. after defeating Red
Pal Park
Pond
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Global Link Event
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Breed Marshtomp or Swampert
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.3.0+
Expansion Pass
Breed Marshtomp or Swampert
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Grand Underground - Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern (After obtaining the National Pokédex)
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Unobtainable


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Channel
Springleaf Field, Camp Starlight
Pinball: R&S
Lake (Sapphire Field)
Trozei!
Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 17, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Waterfall Pond (1F-3F)
Ranger
Lyra Forest
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Lake Afar (B1F-B9F)
MD Sky
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Lake Afar (B1F-B9F)
MD Stormy
Starter Pokémon
PokéPark Wii
Beach Zone, Iceberg Zone
Ranger: GS
Latolato Trail
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lake: Soothing Shore
PokéPark 2
Arcane Area
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Wet and Wild Battle, Variety Battle: Get 1,000 Combos!
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Sky-High Ruins: Stage 2
Rumble World
Distortion Land: Gracious Woodlands (All Areas), Plasma Tundra: Misty Moor (All Areas)
Picross
Area 16: Stage 06
GO
Community Day
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Celebi Sea, Butterfree Sea, Rayquaza Sea, Celebi SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Murky Cave (1F-5F), Waterfall Pond (1F-3F)
Fainted Pokémon: Silver Trench, Fiery Field, Buried Relic
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Isla Asul: Stage 41
Marron Trail: Stage 692
Event: Special Daily Pokémon (Second release; Winking)
Masters EX
Sync pair scout (May's)


In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! First Campaign Mudkip Japanese Japan 10 November 26 to December 11, 2005

Pokémon Global Link promotions

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
BW Global Link Mudkip Japanese PGL 10 November 24, 2010 to August 31, 2011

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
50
49 - 112 94 - 218
50
49 - 112 94 - 218
50
49 - 112 94 - 218
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total:
310
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/4 ★★☆☆
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
14/19 ★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

Mudkip is available in Sword and Shield Version 1.3.0+ and Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
033 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
066 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100100% 15
099 Rock Throw Rock Physical 05050 09090% 15
1212 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
1515 Supersonic Normal Status 0000 05555% 20
1818 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100100% 20
2121 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
2424 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
2727 Amnesia Psychic Status 0000 00——% 20
3030 Surf Water Special 09090 100100% 15
3333 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
3636 Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100100% 5
3939 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM15
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM16
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM16 Screech Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 40
TM21
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM27
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM27 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM31
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM35
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM35 Hail Ice Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM36
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM36 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM39
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM45
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM45 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM48
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM64
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM64 Avalanche Ice Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM76
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TR01
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR03
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR03 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TR04
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR04 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR05
Bag TR Ice Sprite.png
TR05 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR06
Bag TR Ice Sprite.png
TR06 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TR07
Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png
TR07 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TR16
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR16 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR17
Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png
TR17 Amnesia Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR20
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR31
Bag TR Steel Sprite.png
TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR35
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR35 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR39
Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png
TR39 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TR67
Bag TR Ground Sprite.png
TR67 Earth Power Ground Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR78
Bag TR Poison Sprite.png
TR78 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TR84
Bag TR Water Sprite.png
TR84 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR85
Bag TR Normal Sprite.png
TR85 Work Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM03
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM03 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM07
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM07 Hail Ice Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM10
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM10 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM13
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM14
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM17
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM23
Bag TM Steel SwSh Sprite.png
TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TM28
Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png
TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM32
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM39
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM42
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44
Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png
TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM49
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM49 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM58
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM58 Endure Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM72
Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png
TM72 Avalanche Ice Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM80
Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM82
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM87
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM90
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM95
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM95 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM96
Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png
TM96 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM98
Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png
TM98 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
TM99
Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png
TM99 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Omanyte
Omastar
Kabuto
Kabutops
Corsola
Corsola
Cursola
Relicanth
Shellos
Gastrodon
Tirtouga
Carracosta
Tyrunt
Tyrantrum
Amaura
Aurorus
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
Squirtle
Wartortle
Blastoise
Snorlax
Larvitar
Pupitar
Tyranitar
Loudred
Exploud
Gible
Gabite
Garchomp
Tirtouga
Carracosta
Axew
Fraxure
Haxorus
Druddigon
Tyrunt
Tyrantrum
Bergmite
Avalugg
Mareanie
Toxapex
Dewpider
Araquanid
Chewtle
Drednaw
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
Pyukumuku
Chewtle
Drednaw
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Slowpoke
Slowpoke
Slowbro
Slowbro
Slowking
Slowking
Corsola
Cursola
Tirtouga
Carracosta
Bergmite
Avalugg
Pyukumuku
Pincurchin
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
Bulbasaur
Ivysaur
Venusaur
Poliwag
Poliwhirl
Poliwrath
Politoed
Cubone
Marowak
Marowak
Marill
Azumarill
Aron
Lairon
Aggron
Relicanth
Bergmite
Avalugg
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
Corsola
Corsola
Cursola
Dewpider
Araquanid
Mirror Coat Psychic Special 100% 20
Cubone
Marowak
Marowak
Shellos
Gastrodon
Stunfisk
Stunfisk
Helioptile
Heliolisk
Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10
Shellos
Gastrodon
Sludge* Poison Special 65 100% 20
Lickitung
Lickilicky
Rhyhorn
Rhydon
Rhyperior
Whismur
Loudred
Exploud
Tyrunt
Tyrantrum
Stomp Normal Physical 65 100% 20
Mantine
Tirtouga
Carracosta
Avalugg
Mareanie
Toxapex
Araquanid
Wide Guard Rock Status —% 10
Slowpoke
Slowpoke
Slowbro
Slowbro
Slowking
Slowking
Snorlax
Wooper
Quagsire
Kingdra
Relicanth
Yawn Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Mudkip in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Mudkip in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
OmanyteOmastarKabutoKabutopsCorsolaRelicanthCranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodonShellosGastrodon
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseOmanyteOmastarSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitarTyranitarLoudredExploudTurtwigGrotleTorterraGibleGabiteGarchomp
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
Nidoran♂NidorinoNidokingRhyhornRhydonRhyperiorChikoritaBayleefMeganium
Counter* Fighting Physical 100% 20
SlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingTurtwigGrotleTorterraBidoofBibarel
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurPoliwagPoliwhirlPoliwrathPolitoedCuboneMarowakMarillAzumarillAronLaironAggronRelicanth
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
Corsola
Mirror Coat Psychic Special 100% 20
CuboneMarowakTotodileCroconawFeraligatrShellosGastrodon
Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10
ShellosGastrodon
Sludge* Poison Special 65 100% 20
LickitungLickilickyRhyhornRhydonRhyperiorWhismurLoudredExploudTropius
Stomp Normal Physical 65 100% 20
WhismurLoudredExploud
Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
KingdraClamperlHuntailGorebyssPiplupPrinplupEmpoleonBuizelFloatzel
Whirlpool Water Special 35 85% 15
Mantine
Wide Guard Rock Status —% 10
SlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingSnorlaxWooperQuagsireKingdraRelicanthBidoofBibarel
Yawn Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Mudkip in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Mudkip in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - IX
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP BD SP Water Pledge Water Special 80 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - IX
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
III IV V VI VII Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
III IV V VI VII Barrier × Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Bide × Normal Physical 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
III IV V VI VII Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
III IV V VI VII Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Foresight × Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
III IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Ice Ball × Ice Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV V VI VII Mud Bomb × Ground Special 06565 085}}85% 10
III IV V VI VII Mud Sport × Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
III IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Refresh × Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Rollout Rock Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
III IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
III IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • Transferred Pokémon only retain these moves in Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mudkip
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mudkip
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Sword and Shield
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Bubble Mudkip (EX Ruby & Sapphire 59)
Fury Swipes Mudkip (EX Ruby & Sapphire 60)
Pound Mudkip (EX Ruby & Sapphire 60)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS258.png PinRSani258.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani258.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 12.3%
Friend Area: Peanut Swamp
Phrases
51%-100% HP I might be little, but I'm proud of my strength!
26%-50% HP Wait a second... I've lost half my HP already?
1%-25% HP I'm teetering on the brink of collapse...
Level up Yay! Look, I leveled up!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP Let's keep at this, <name>!
26%-50% HP This is getting rough...
1%-25% HP Urf... I'm nearly done. <name>, help, please...
Level up All right! Level-up time!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP RT 258.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
MDP 3DS 258.png

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Talk to in Capim Town
Connected to: Mew, Treecko, Torchic (♂), Swampert
Connection Orb Set: 1

Phrases
Normal I may be small, but I'm strong!
Low HP (< 50%) I need to get into some water to rest…
Phrases if the hero
Normal (All right! I'll give it my all!)
Low HP (< 50%) (This is hard…but I need to hang in there!)
Phrases if the partner
Normal Let's give it our all!
Low HP (< 50%) I'm OK… I can take it a little more…
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Water
Poké Assist: Water PA.png
Water
Field move: Soak fm.png
(Soak ×1)
Loops: 4 Min. exp.: 12 Max. exp.: 19
Browser entry R-011
Mudkip is a very docile Pokémon. It can douse a small fire by spitting water.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:
(present)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(present)
Soak 1 field move.png
(Soak ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(past)
Soak 1 field move.png
(Soak ×1)
Browser entry R-095/N-135
It attacks by spitting bubbles that make Pokémon Slowed.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush258Body.png Walking Speed: 1.55 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 69 Base Defense: 48 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW258.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Mudkip often plays in the Beach Zone. He loves Hide-and-Seek!
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2258.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He is an energetic boy and always busy playing. But he can be very shrewd, too.
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT258.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Water
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 115 Raise Max Level.png 10

#095
Shuffle258.png

Stabilize
Sometimes erases one of the foe's disruptions on the board.
Skill Swapper.png Swappable Skill(s): Big Wave


Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Water
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#095
Shuffle258Winking.png

Power of 4+
Deals even more damage when you make a match of four.


Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
Magikarp Jump Soft Sand.png Friendship Item: Soft Sand (Beat the Ultra League) ★: One random good item
Skill: Gives a good item
Recovery time: 10 hours
Pokémon GO
GO0258.png Base HP: 137 Base Attack: 126 Base Defense: 93
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Mudkip Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Tackle, Water Gun
Charged Attacks: Dig, Sludge, Stomp, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Evolution data

0258Mudkip.png
Unevolved
Mudkip
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 16
0259Marshtomp.png
First evolution
Marshtomp
 Water  Ground 
Rare Candy
Level 36
0260Swampert.png
Second evolution
Swampert
 Water  Ground 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 258.png Spr b 3r 258.png Spr 3e 258.png Spr b 3r 258.png Spr 3r 258.png Spr b 3r 258.png
Spr 3r 258 s.png Spr b 3r 258 s.png Spr 3e 258 s.png Spr b 3r 258 s.png Spr 3r 258 s.png Spr b 3r 258 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 258.png Spr b 4d 258.png Spr 4d 258.png Spr b 4d 258.png Spr 4d 258.png Spr b 4h 258.png
Spr 4d 258 s.png Spr b 4d 258 s.png Spr 4d 258 s.png Spr b 4d 258 s.png Spr 4d 258 s.png Spr b 4d 258 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 258.png Spr b 5b 258.png Spr 5b 258.png Spr b 5b 258.png
Spr 5b 258 s.png Spr b 5b 258 s.png Spr 5b 258 s.png Spr b 5b 258 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 258.png
Spr b 6x 258.png
Spr 6x 258.png
Spr b 6x 258.png
Spr 6x 258 s.png
Spr b 6x 258 s.png
Spr 6x 258 s.png
Spr b 6x 258 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 258.png
Spr b 7s 258.png
Spr 7s 258.png
Spr b 7s 258.png
Spr 7s 258 s.png
Spr b 7s 258 s.png
Spr 7s 258 s.png
Spr b 7s 258 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation IX.
Cross-Generation
HOME
HOME0258.png HOME0258 s.png
Menu HOME 0258.png For other sprites and images, please see Mudkip images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

Spr b 4d 258b.pngSpr b 4d 258b s.pngSpr b 4d 258b2.png
Diamond/Pearl unused back sprites

Trivia

  • In a poll conducted by Nintendo of Europe, Mudkip was voted as the fans' favorite starter Pokémon, with Typhlosion and Blastoise close behind in second.[citation needed]
  • Mudkip is the subject of a popular Internet meme known as "So i herd u liek mudkipz?".

Origin

Mudkip is based on the mudpuppy or mudskipper, or also possibly an axolotl. As it is the Mud Fish Pokémon, it might also be based on the gilled East African lungfish or the flathead catfish, also known as the mudcat.

Name origin

Mudkip may be a combination of mud, skip, and mudskipper.

Mizugorou may be a combination of 水 mizu (water) and 鯥五郎 mutsugorō (mudskipper).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ミズゴロウ Mizugorou From mizu and 鯥五郎 mutsugorō
France Flag.png French Gobou From gobie, gober, and boue
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mudkip Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Hydropi From hydro- and mudpuppy
Italy Flag.png Italian Mudkip Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 물짱이 Muljjangi From mul and ~장이 -jang-i
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 水躍魚 / 水跃鱼 Shuǐyuèyú From shuǐ, 躍 / 跃 yuè, and 魚 / 鱼
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 水躍魚 Séuiyeukyùh From séui, yeuk, and yùh


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