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Sludge Wave
ヘドロウェーブ Slime Wave
Sludge Wave VIII.jpg
Introduced: Generation V
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 95
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
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: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Sludge Wave is a Poison-type move introduced in Generation V. It has been TM34 since Generation V.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 It swamps the area around the user with a giant sludge wave. It may also poison those hit.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SWSH
The user strikes everything around it by swamping the area with a giant sludge wave. This may also poison those hit.

Effect

In battle

Sludge Wave does damage and has a 10% chance to poison the target. In a Double Battle, Sludge Wave targets all Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Sludge Wave only targets Pokémon that are adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
V VI VII VIII
072.png Tentacool water/poison Water 3 50 50XY
43ORAS
43 44
073.png Tentacruel water/poison Water 3 56 56XY
48ORAS
48 52
088.png Grimer poison Amorphous 44BW
37B2W2
37XY
32ORAS
32
089.png Muk poison Amorphous 50BW
37B2W2
37XY
32ORAS
32
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 TM/TR

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
V VI VII VIII
020A.png Raticate dark/normal Field TM34
023.png Ekans poison Field/Dragon TM34 TM34 TM34
024.png Arbok poison Field/Dragon TM34 TM34 TM34
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
045.png Vileplume grass/poison Grass TR78
051.png Dugtrio ground Field TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
051A.png Dugtrio ground/steel Field TM34 TR78
072.png Tentacool water/poison Water 3 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
073.png Tentacruel water/poison Water 3 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
080A.png Slowbro poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TR78
088.png Grimer poison Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34
088A.png Grimer poison/dark Amorphous TM34
089.png Muk poison Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34
089A.png Muk poison/dark Amorphous TM34
092.png Gastly ghost/poison Amorphous TR78
093.png Haunter ghost/poison Amorphous TR78
094.png Gengar ghost/poison Amorphous TR78
109.png Koffing poison Amorphous TR78
110.png Weezing poison Amorphous TR78
110A.png Weezing poison/fairy Amorphous TR78
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
194.png Wooper water/ground Water 1/Field TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
195.png Quagsire water/ground Water 1/Field TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
199A.png Slowking poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TR78
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
213.png Shuckle bug/rock Bug TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
224.png Octillery water Water 1/Water 2 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
258.png Mudkip water Monster/Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
259.png Marshtomp water/ground Monster/Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
260.png Swampert water/ground Monster/Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
316.png Gulpin poison Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34
317.png Swalot poison Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34
336.png Seviper poison Field/Dragon TM34 TM34 TM34
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
346.png Cradily rock/grass Water 3 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
423.png Gastrodon water/dark Water 1/Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
453.png Croagunk poison/fighting Human-Like TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
454.png Toxicroak poison/fighting Human-Like TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
535.png Tympole water Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
536.png Palpitoad water/ground Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
537.png Seismitoad water/ground Water 1 TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
568.png Trubbish poison Mineral TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
569.png Garbodor poison Mineral TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
592.png Frillish water/ghost Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
593.png Jellicent water/ghost Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
618.png Stunfisk ground/electric Water 1/Amorphous TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
618A.png Stunfisk ground/steel Water 1/Amorphous TR78
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
645.png Landorus ground/flying Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TM34 TR78
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 TM34 TM34 TR78
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 TM34 TM34 TR78
690.png Skrelp poison/water Water 1/Dragon TM34 TM34 TR78
691.png Dragalge poison/dragon Water 1/Dragon TM34 TM34 TR78
692.png Clauncher water Water 1/Water 3 TM34 TM34 TR78
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 TM34 TM34 TR78
704.png Goomy dragon Dragon TM34 TM34 TR78
705.png Sliggoo dragon Dragon TM34 TM34 TR78
706.png Goodra dragon Dragon TM34 TM34 TR78
718.png Zygarde dragon/ground Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TR78
721.png Volcanion fire/water Undiscovered TM34 TM34 TR78
747.png Mareanie poison/water Water 1 TM34 TR78
748.png Toxapex poison/water Water 1 TM34 TR78
757.png Salandit poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM34 TR78
758.png Salazzle poison/fire Monster/Dragon TM34 TR78
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM34 TR78
781.png Dhelmise ghost/grass Mineral TM34 TR78
793.png Nihilego rock/poison Undiscovered TM34 TR78
799.png Guzzlord dark/dragon Undiscovered TM34 TR78
803.png Poipole poison Undiscovered TM34USUM TR78
804.png Naganadel poison/dragon Undiscovered TM34USUM TR78
849.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TR78
849A.png Toxtricity electric/poison Human-Like TR78
890.png Eternatus poison/dragon Undiscovered TR78
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Special move

Generation V

By event

Generation VI

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Main games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures

Variations of Flamethrower
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Former Variations of Flamethrower
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