Water Shuriken
(みずしゅりけん, Mizu Shuriken)
Water Shuriken VII
Introduced: Generation VI
Battle Data
Type: Type Water
Category: Type Special
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
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 1 (ORAS) 1
658 Greninja Water/Dark 36, 75 Evolve
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


In Generation VI, it was a Physical move.


Pokémon: XY