Whirlpool

Stats

Base PowerPower PointsAccuracy
351585%
Effect ChancePriorityTarget
—%0Single non-user

Flavor Text

The user traps the target in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.

Effect

For the next 4–5 turns, the target cannot leave the field unless it is a Ghost-type or is holding a Shed Shell, and is damaged for 1/8 its max HP at the end of each turn. The user continues to use other moves during this time. If the user leaves the field, this effect ends.

Has a 50% chance to last for 4 turns, and a 50% chance to last for 5 turns. If user is holding a Grip Claw, this move will always last for 5 turns. If the user is holding a Binding Band, the damage dealt at the end of each turn is 1/6 instead of 1/8.

Rapid Spin cancels this effect.

If the target is in the first turn of Dive or Drag Under, this move will hit with double power.

Out-of-Battle Effect

Clears whirlpools that may block the path while surfing.

Pokémon that learn Whirlpool by level (4)

Phoenixdex Pokémon (4)

Latikrai
Latikrai
Water
Shed Skin, Swift Swim
Drizzle
45/60/55/55/65/50
Level 37
Finolt
Finolt
Water
Swift Swim, Streamlined
Sap Sipper
65/70/55/70/55/95
Level 25