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Hydro Cannon

Categoryspecial
Power150
Accuracy90%
PP5 (max 8)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration III

Machines

Hydro Cannon has no machine names in any version.

Descriptions

Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenThe foe is hit with a watery cannon. The user can’t move on the next turn.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
The foe is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
The target is hit with a watery blast. The user must rest on the next turn, however.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.
Sword / ShieldThe target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Target

This move targets one other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Hydro Cannon doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

Inflicts regular damage. User loses its next turn to "recharge", and cannot attack or switch out during that turn.

Version Changes

No changes in previous Generations.

Contests

Hydro Cannon has the Beauty contest type.

Appeal4
Jam4

Jams the others, and misses one turn of appeals.

Combo: If Rain Dance is used before Hydro Cannon, the user gains 8 appeal points instead of 4.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.


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