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Water Shuriken
(みずしゅりけん, Mizu Shuriken)
Introduced: Generation VI
Battle Data
Type: Type Water
Category: Type Physical
Power: 15
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (Max. 32)
Priority: +1
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Cool
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Causes the user to move earlier on the next turn.

Water Shuriken is a Water-type move introduced in Generation VI. It was the signature move of Greninja in Pokémon X and Y.


Games Description
XYORAS The user hits the target with throwing stars two to five times in a row. This move always goes first.


In battle

Due to having a positive priority, Water Shuriken will always go before moves that are not of this priority type. Water Shuriken does damage, hitting the target two to five times in a turn. In a Double Battle, Water Shuriken can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Water Shuriken can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
617 Accelgor Bug (ORAS)
658 Greninja Water/Dark 36, 75 TBA
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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