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Hydro Pump
ハイドロポンプ Hydro Pump
Hydro Pump PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Water.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 110[1]
Accuracy: 80%
PP: 5 (Max. 8)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
A highly appealing move.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 1
Jam: 0
Works better the more the crowd is excited.

Hydro Pump is a Water-type move introduced in Generation I.


Games Description
GSC A powerful water-type attack.
RSE Blasts water at high power to strike the foe.
FRLG A high volume of water is blasted at the foe under great pressure.
DPPtHGSS The foe is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.


In battle

Hydro Pump deals damage. In a Double Battle, Hydro Pump can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Hydro Pump can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
007.png Squirtle water 42 47 47
008.png Wartortle water 47 53 53
009.png Blastoise water 52 68 68
054.png Psyduck water 52 50 50
055.png Golduck water 59 58 58
060.png Poliwag water 45 43 43
061.png Poliwhirl water 49 51 51
072.png Tentacool water/poison 48 49 49
073.png Tentacruel water/poison 50 55 55
090.png Shellder water
091.png Cloyster water/ice
116.png Horsea water 45 43 43
117.png Seadra water 52 51 51
120.png Staryu water 47 50 46
121.png Starmie water/psychic
130.png Gyarados water/flying 1, 41 (RB)
41 (Y)
40 40
131.png Lapras water/ice 46 57 49
134.png Vaporeon water 54 (RB)
52 (Y)
52 52
138.png Omanyte rock/water 49 55 55
139.png Omastar rock/water 53 65 65
140.png Kabuto rock/water 49
141.png Kabutops rock/water 53
158.png Totodile water 52 52
159.png Croconaw water 55 55
160.png Feraligatr water 58 58
170.png Chinchou water/electric 41 41
171.png Lanturn water/electric 53 50
183.png Marill water/fairy 45
184.png Azumarill water/fairy 57
211.png Qwilfish water/poison 41 46 (RSE)
37 (FRLG)
223.png Remoraid water
224.png Octillery water
226.png Mantine water/flying
230.png Kingdra water/dragon 51 51
245.png Suicune water 71 71
249.png Lugia psychic/flying 44 44
258.png Mudkip water 42
271.png Lombre water/grass 49
279.png Pelipper water/flying 62
320.png Wailmer water 50
321.png Wailord water 59
350.png Milotic water 40
351C.png Castform normal
367.png Huntail water 50
368.png Gorebyss water 50
369.png Relicanth rock/water 64
370.png Luvdisc water
382.png Kyogre water 45
393.png Piplup water
393.png Prinplup water
394.png Empoleon water/steel
418.png Buizel water
419.png Floatzel water
458.png Mantyke water/flying
484.png Palkia water/dragon
501.png Oshawott water
502.png Dewott water
503.png Samurott water
535.png Tympole water
536.png Palpitoad water/ground
537.png Seismitoad water/ground
564.png Tirtouga rock/water
565.png Carracosta rock/water
592.png Frillish water/ghost
593.png Jellicent water/ghost
594.png Alomomola water
647.png Keldeo water/fighting
656.png Froakie water
657.png Frogadier water
658.png Greninja water/dark
690.png Skrelp poison/water
691.png Dragalge poison/dragon
721.png Volcanion fire/water
728.png Popplio water
729.png Brionne water
730.png Primarina water/fairy
746.png Wishiwashi water
788.png Tapu Fini water/fairy
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

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See also


  1. ^ As of Generation VI, Hydro Pump has a base power of 110, which prior to that had a base power of 120