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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mudkip

Mudkip
Mud Fish Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mudkip is a Water Type Mud Fish Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Mudkip can be found with Torrent as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 310 combined Base Stats.

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Mudkip Stats and Abilities

Based on Mudkip Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Mudkip Highest IV Stat is Attack 70 and the Lowest being Speed 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP50210304
E
Attack70130262
F
Defense5094218
F
Special Attack5094218
F
Special Defense5094218
F
Speed4076196
F
Total310
Mudkip Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMonster, Water 1
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Torrent
Ability 1
Torrent increases the power of Water-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Damp
Hidden Ability
Damp prevents all Pokémon on the field from using the moves Selfdestruct and Explosion. It also prevents damage (to the Damp Pokémon only) from the ability Aftermath.

How To Evolve Mudkip in BDSP

Mudkip requires (Level 16) to evolve into Marshtomp and then (Level 36) to evolve into Swampert.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Mudkip
Level 16
Marshtomp
Level 36
Swampert

Where To Find Mudkip in BDSP

Mudkip has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Mudkip, within the Fountainspring Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Still-Water Cavern
National
Mudkip
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Mudkip
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Mudkip
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mudkip Weakness

Mudkip is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Mudkip to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Mudkip Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Electivire
A
Tangrowth

What pokemon is Mudkip Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Mudkip in BDSP

Best Moveset for Mudkip Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
39
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
30
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
24
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
21
Rock Slide
Physical
75
90 10 May cause flinching.

Best Moveset for Mudkip TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Mudkip Level Up Moves

List of Moves Mudkip can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
3
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

6
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
9
Rock Throw
Power: 50
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

12
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
15
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
18
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
21
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
24
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
27
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
30
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
33
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
36
Endeavor
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Reduces opponent's HP to same as user's.
39
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
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Mudkip TM Moves

List of Moves Mudkip can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM72
Avalanche
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Mudkip Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Mudkip can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Mirror Coat
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

When hit by a Special Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Sludge
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
Stomp
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May cause flinching.
Wide Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user's team from multi-target attacks.
Yawn
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
Uproar
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
Whirlpool
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
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