Top Ten Pokemon Water Moves

The Top Ten

1 Surf

Same power and accuracy than thunderbolt, ice beam and flamethrower, but ATTACKS EVERYONE! Geez! - Croquedead

High accuracy and damage everyone has a pokemon that uses surf

Bad, only 90 damage and hurts Pokemon on the user's team

It is arguably the only hm move that doesn't completely ruin a m on. i t hits all opposing Pokemon and your ally but that doesn't matt er. i f you're smart youll only run a surfer with a telepathy/water absorb m on. i t may get a 25% nerf against multi targets but that's still about 70 bp. i t has a higher pp, accuracy and no recharge than hydro pump/cannon and it avaliable to far more pokem on. n o one runs a water starter in comp, you guys, and if they did why would they choose hydro cannon.

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2 Hydro Pump

This move is a classic its been in Pokemon since generation 1. Surf is not better and hydro cannon has more damage but you have to recharge. So, over all this move is better.

I agree with the person below me surf sucks. but I do have to ask how did it get in first?

Classic great water move with 120 base at power and with 85% accuracy. However HOW DID SURF IS HIGHER THAN HYDRO PUMP, hydro pump is basically the upgrade of surf!

Hydro Pump is a lot better than surf

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3 Hydro Cannon

Are you kidding?! Right know I'm thinking not just the grass type Pokemon list, but this list even more is so false (none of the other lists are stupid. ) Hydro cannon does much more damage than hydro pump, and as one comment said on hydro pump, hydro pump is better than surf, meaning that hydro cannon does more than 8X THE DAMAGE! DO YOU HEAR ME? 8 TIMES! AND HYDRO CANNON IS BETTER THAN HYDRO PUMP!

Hydro Cannon is ultimate water type move the people should be shame to put it at #8. This have the power of 150 and the accuracy of 90%. Dang man what wrong with you people! Used your common sense!

You use common sense! Power isn't everything. There's a reason nobody uses Hydro Cannon, and it's because of that stupid recharge turn you're forgetting about - Mooshroomsrock17

It's much better than surf, because surf attacks everyone including your team mates and it's better than hydro pump because hydro cannon has more power and more accuracy. Who cares about the recharging?

This move almost beat a higher level verision in one hit, and verision is a LEGENDARY GRASS type, lol, # one

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4 Rain Dance

Many people don't notice this at first but it helps for abilities like hydration.

I forgot something, it also works with dry skin the healing, and rain dance lowers power of fire types

What the heck? This is the 2nd worst (after splash) water movee in the ' game

Rain Dance is great. More Water-type power(Rain Dance STAB w. Mystic Water on a Camerupt=1260 power)
and less Fire type power. Not to mention more Thunder+Hurricane accuracy.

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5 Crabhammer

Exclusive to Krabby, Kingler, Corphish, Crawdaunt, Clauncher and Clawitzer (ie: the crabs). An epic move with a power of 100, accuracy of 90 AND it raises the chance of critical hits.

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7 Aqua Jet

Olmsted every water type known it though it does do damage to itself if used against rock. Types

8 Water Spout

My wailord had this and he and I totalled the champion

Kyogre is the only Pokemon which has This attack.
The most aggressive Water type attack.

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9 Razor Shell

I use this a lot on the game Pokemon White 2. It is very helpful. I'm glad they made this move.

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10 Waterfall

Kind of like scald, but for physical attackers and without burn possibility

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The Contenders

11 Scald

What's the point of this list? Anyway, I'll vote cause I'm bored. Scald has a 30% chance of burn, which is pretty good halving the opponent's attack. This makes it dangerous for physical attackers to switch in as they could be burnt and possibly crippled for the rest of the match. Only Fire-types are immune to burn, and they are weak to water moves, so no one is safe except for stuff with Rest, Natural Cure, Heal Bell or Aromatherapy I guess. Guts users can also take advantage of the burn to activate their ability and get 1.5 attack. If we're talking about in-game thought, Surf is definitely the best. You have to use it to go to a lot of places, and Surf is powerful, accurate, and has quite a lot of PP.

Gotta love scald. 30% burn chance, and great power. 100 accuracy too. And it doesn't make you recharge or anything.

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12 Aqua Tail

It has quite low accuracy but it quite powerful when it hits. This should be quite close to the top.

The worst if you miss but it packs a punch

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13 Hyper Beam

Hyper Beam isn't water! Whoever is writing this list clearly hasn't played Pokemon

This is the best water move in the books

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THIS IS NOT A WATER TYPE MOVE

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15 Origin Pulse

Origin pulse is the best water type move. When I caught my Kyogre it had already learned the move. When it went into its Primal form, 99.9 percent of the time it was a one-hour KO.

One shots everything stronger than surf

Okay, Okay. 2ND BEST WATER MOVE IN THE GAME! KYOGRE ALWAYS ONE SHOT EVEN WATER Pokemon ONE SHOT 99.99 OF THE TIME!

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16 Water Shuriken

This AWESOME move is used by the SO OP greninja. Totally should be number 1, and better than hydro pump, of course.

It hits more than once! A really awesome attack

It looks really cool when my Pokemon use it.

I really like this move and who ever put this on this list. I'll definitely put it on my greninja

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17 Splash and Water Gun

Should be number one. Probably the best water type moves this world has ever seen.

Actually, splash goes around the HP bar twice so you don't notice the damage. And if a really strong Pokemon only uses splash on yours, your Pokemon will hate you after the battle. - FennikenFan9

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18 Brine

This move is amazing! My blastoise used this to knockout rlite four and my rival it should be on 1or3

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20 Water Sport

Weaken's the power of fire type moves

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