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Water Gun
みずでっぽう Water Gun
Water Gun VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Water.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 40
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25, max: 40
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: Cute
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
A highly appealing move.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cute
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Quite an appealing move.

Water Gun is a Water-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM12 in Generation I.


Games Description
GSC Squirts water to attack.
RSE Squirts water to attack the foe.
FRLG The foe is struck with a lot of water expelled forcibly through the mouth.
DPPtHGSS The foe is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
The opponent gets hit with a forceful shot of water.


In battle

Water Gun does damage to the target. In a Double Battle, Water Gun can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Water Gun can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
007.png Squirtle water 15 13 13
008.png Wartortle water 15 13 13
009.png Blastoise water 1, 15 13 13
054.png Psyduck water
055.png Golduck water
060.png Poliwag water 19 13 13
061.png Poliwhirl water 1, 15 1, 13 1, 13
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting 19 1 1
072.png Tentacool water/poison 22
073.png Tentacruel water/poison 22
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic 33 15 (RSE) 15
(FRLG) 13
080.png Slowbro water/psychic 33 1, 15 (RSE) 15
(FRLG) 13
090.png Shellder water
116.png Horsea water 30 22 22
117.png Seadra water 30 1, 22 1, 22
120.png Staryu water 17 7 6
121.png Starmie water/psychic 1 1
131.png Lapras water/ice 1 1 1
134.png Vaporeon water (RB) 1, 31
1, 16
16 16
138.png Omanyte rock/water 1 19 19
139.png Omastar rock/water 1 19 (RSE) 19
(FRLG) 1
158.png Totodile water 13 13
159.png Croconaw water 13 13
160.png Feraligatr water 1, 13 1, 13
170.png Chinchou water/electric 17 17
171.png Lanturn water/electric 17 17
183.png Marill water/fairy 10 10
184.png Azumarill water/fairy 1, 10 1, 10
186.png Politoed water 1 1
194.png Wooper water/ground 1 1
195.png Quagsire water/ground 1 1
199.png Slowking water/psychic 15 (RSE) 15
(FRLG) 13
211.png Qwilfish water/poison 19 (RSE) 19
(FRLG) 13
223.png Remoraid water 1 1
224.png Octillery water 1 1
230.png Kingdra water/dragon
245.png Suicune water (GS) 11
258.png Mudkip water 10
259.png Marshtomp water/ground 1, 10
260.png Swampert water/ground 1, 10
278.png Wingull water/flying 1
279.png Pelipper water/flying 1, 3
298.png Azurill normal/fairy 21
320.png Wailmer water 10
321.png Wailord water 1, 10
339.png Barboach water/ground 11
340.png Whiscash water/ground 11
347.png Anorith rock/bug 19
348.png Armaldo rock/bug 1, 19
350.png Milotic water 1
351C.png Castform normal 10
363.png Spheal water/ice 1
364.png Sealeo water/ice 1
365.png Walrein water/ice 1
366.png Clamperl water 1
369.png Relicanth water/rock 8
370.png Luvdisc water 12
400.png Bibarel normal/water
418.png Buizel water
419.png Floatzel water
456.png Finneon water
457.png Lumineon water
501.png Oshawott water
502.png Dewott water
503.png Samurott water
515.png Panpour water
550.png Basculin water
564.png Tirtouga rock/water
565.png Carracosta rock/water
580.png Ducklett water/flying
581.png Swanna water/flying
618.png Stunfisk ground/electric
688.png Binacle rock/water
689.png Barbaracle rock/water
690.png Skrelp poison/water
691.png Dragalge poison/dragon
692.png Clauncher water
693.png Clawitzer water
728.png Popplio water
729.png Brionne water
730.png Primarina water/fairy
746.png Wishiwashi water
779.png Bruxish water/fairy
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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Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
007.png Squirtle water TM12
008.png Wartortle water TM12
009.png Blastoise water TM12
019.png Rattata normal TM12
020.png Raticate normal TM12
030.png Nidorina poison TM12
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground TM12
033.png Nidorino poison TM12
034.png Nidoking poison/ground TM12
035.png Clefairy normal TM12
036.png Clefable normal TM12
039.png Jigglypuff normal TM12
040.png Wigglytuff normal TM12
052.png Meowth normal TM12
053.png Persian normal TM12
054.png Psyduck water TM12
055.png Golduck water TM12
060.png Poliwag water TM12
061.png Poliwhirl water TM12
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting TM12
072.png Tentacool water/poison TM12
073.png Tentacruel water/poison TM12
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic TM12
080.png Slowbro water/psychic TM12
086.png Seel water TM12
087.png Dewgong water/ice TM12
090.png Shellder water TM12
091.png Cloyster water/ice TM12
098.png Krabby water TM12
099.png Kingler water TM12
104.png Cubone ground TM12
105.png Marowak ground TM12
108.png Lickitung normal TM12
112.png Rhydon ground/rock TM12
113.png Chansey normal TM12
115.png Kangaskhan normal TM12
116.png Horsea water TM12
117.png Seadra water TM12
118.png Goldeen water TM12
119.png Seaking water TM12
120.png Staryu water TM12
121.png Starmie water/psychic TM12
124.png Jynx ice/psychic TM12
130.png Gyarados water/flying TM12
131.png Lapras water/ice TM12
134.png Vaporeon water TM12
138.png Omanyte rock/water TM12
139.png Omastar rock/water TM12
140.png Kabuto rock/water TM12
141.png Kabutops rock/water TM12
143.png Snorlax normal TM12
144.png Articuno ice/flying TM12
147.png Dratini dragon TM12
148.png Dragonair dragon TM12
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying TM12
150.png Mewtwo psychic TM12
151.png Mew psychic TM12
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.



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