The water is tainted…


Murkwater Surface is one of the Field Effects. It is found in the Water Treatment Center prior to defeating the PULSE Swalot.

Transitions from other terrains[edit | edit source]

Water Surface and Underwater will transform into this terrain if Acid Downpour is used, or when Sludge Wave is used twice.

General Effects[edit | edit source]

Field Damage[edit | edit source]

Pokémon will take type-scaling Poison damage at the end of each turn, unless they are Poison or Steel type, or if they have the following abilities:

Pokémon with following abilities will take twice the amount of field damage:

Abilities Affected[edit | edit source]

Moves Affected[edit | edit source]

Moves with a 1.5x increase in base power[edit | edit source]

Move Type Category Accuracy Power PP
Acid Poison Special 100% 40 30 Max 48
Acid Spray Poison Special 100% 40 20 Max 32
Brine Water Special 100% 65/130 10 Max 16

Moves that deal Water/Poison damage and increase in base power by 1.5x[edit | edit source]

Move Type Category Accuracy Power PP
Mud Slap Ground Special 100% 20 10 Max 16
Mud Shot Ground Special 100% 55 15 Max 24
Muddy Water Water Special 85% 90 10 Max 16
Thousand Waves Ground Physical 100% 90 10 Max 16

Other Moves[edit | edit source]

Transitions to other terrains[edit | edit source]

Whirlpool will transform this terrain into Water Surface.

Blizzard, Glaciate and Subzero Slammer will transform this terrain into an Icy Surface.

Seed[edit | edit source]

The Elemental Seed applies Soak and Aqua Ring, but poisons the user.

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