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Sludge Wave
(ヘドロウェーブ Slime Wave)
Introduced: Generation V
Battle Data
Type: Type Poison
Category: Type Special
Power: 95
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
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.


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


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.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
072 Tentacool water/poison 50 50 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
073 Tentacruel water/poison 56 56 (XY)
48 (ORAS)
088 Grimer poison 44 (BW)
37 (B2W2)
37 (XY)
32 (ORAS)
089 Muk poison 50 (BW)
37 (B2W2)
37 (XY)
32 (ORAS)
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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Variations of Flamethrower
Flamethrower Ice Beam Thunderbolt
Former Variations of Flamethrower
Sludge Wave

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