Mudkip Starting Stats and Moves | Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch

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This is a page about the Pokemon Mudkip in the game Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch. Read on to find out about Mudkip's Base Stats, Abilities, and Moves on starting the game.

Basic Information

Type

Mudkip
Mudkip Image
Type 1 Type 2
Water -

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Special Attack Special Defense Speed
44 18 17 14 17 14

Ability

Ability Effect
Torrent When the Pokemon's HP is low, the power of Water-type moves goes up.

Is Recruiting Mudkip Worth It?

Check out our list on Best Pokemon for the Story to find out which Pokemon are best to recruit!

Best Pokemon for the Story

Best Partner for Mudkip

Pokemon Type
Cubone ImageCubone
Type 1: GroundGround

Type 2:

With its power to draw Electric-type moves away from other Pokemon, Cubone is easily the best partner for Mudkip.

It also has access to a lot of Fire-type moves via TM, so Cubone can take care of pesky Grass-types as well.

Best Moveset

Move Type Effect
Ice Beam IceIce It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Sludge Wave PoisonPoison It damages nearby enemies. It could also make them Poisoned.
Waterfall WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.

Notes

  • Waterfall is the STAB go to for Mudkip that makes use of its high Atk. Stat.
  • Ice Beam is one of the best moves in the game. It is a reliable, ranged and high-power move that can even Freeze the enemy.
  • Sludge Wave is an AoE move. While Ice Beam already covers Grass types, it covers the rare Fairy type. It is a good move not because of its coverage and its ability to Poison, but for its AoE.
  • If you are in the latter stage where Monster Houses are common, you can consider using Blizzard instead of one of the moves listed.

Learned Moves

Starting Moves

Move Type Effect
Mud Bomb GroundGround It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's accuracy.
Mud-Slap GroundGround It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's accuracy.
Tackle NormalNormal It damages an enemy.
Water Gun WaterWater It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.

Moves Learned By Level Up

Lv. Move Type Effect
Base Tackle NormalNormal It damages an enemy.
Base Growl NormalNormal It lowers the Attack of enemies in the same room.
4 Water Gun WaterWater It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
9 Mud-Slap GroundGround It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's accuracy.
12 Foresight NormalNormal It resets an enemy's boosted evasiveness. If the enemy is Ghost type, it also makes the enemy Exposed, which enables Normal- and Fighting-type moves to hit the enemy.
17 Bide NormalNormal You'll get the Bide status for a little while, and then you'll damage an enemy. The more damage you take while biding, the greater the damage you can cause.
20 Mud Sport GroundGround It changes the entire floor's status to Mud Sport, reducing the power of all Electric-type moves.
25 Rock Throw RockRock It damages an enemy.
28 Protect NormalNormal You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
33 Whirlpool WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Whirlpool condition. It can hit a Pokemon in the Dive state.
36 Take Down NormalNormal It damages an enemy-but you'll receive recoil damage, too.
41 Hydro Pump WaterWater It fires off water with incredible force to damage even faraway Pokemon.
44 Endeavor NormalNormal It damages an enemy, cutting the enemy's HP down to equal your HP. If your HP is higher than the enemy's, it has no effect.

Moves Learned By TM

Move Type Effect
Attract NormalNormal It makes an enemy Infatuated, which makes the enemy's moves more likely to fail.
Blizzard IceIce It damages enemies in the same room. It could also make them Frozen. During Hail, the move never misses!
Confide NormalNormal It lowers the enemy's Sp. Atk.
Double Team NormalNormal It boosts your evasiveness. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Echoed Voice NormalNormal It damages enemies. It causes more damage if its used repeatedly. The power also goes up when you use it after a teammate uses it.
Facade NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The damage it causes goes up if you have a bad status. It also prevents your Attack from being lowered when you use this move while you have a Burn.
Frustration NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The less you have opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Hail IceIce It changes the floor's weather to Hail. During the Hail, all Pokemon except Ice types keep taking damage.
Hidden Power NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The move's type changes on each adventure.
Ice Beam IceIce It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Protect NormalNormal You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
Rain Dance WaterWater It changes the floor's weather to Rain. The power of Fire-type moves goes down, and the power of Water-type moves goes up.
Rest PsychicPsychic You'll get the Napping condition. With the Napping condition, you'll fall asleep, awakening later with all your HP restored and bad statuses healed.
Return NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The more you've opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Rock Slide RockRock It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Round NormalNormal It damages an enemy. It causes more damage if your teammate in the same room just used the same move.
Scald WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn. It will thaw a Frozen Pokemon.
Sleep Talk NormalNormal If you're sleeping, a move you know will be used automatically on an enemy near you. But keep in mind that nothing will happen if you use this while you're wide awake.
Sludge Wave PoisonPoison It damages nearby enemies. It could also make them Poisoned.
Substitute NormalNormal You'll create a Substitute if you have more than half your max HP. Every time you use this move, your HP decreases. When you create a Substitute, you won't be targeted by enemies, but you can't use moves or items, and you can't restore your HP naturally.
Surf WaterWater It damages all Pokemon in the same room except you. It can hit a Pokemon with the Dive status.
Swagger NormalNormal It makes an enemy Confused, but it also sharply raises the enemy's Attack.
Toxic PoisonPoison It makes the enemy Badly Poisoned. It never misses if used by a Poison-type Pokemon. It will even hit a Pokemon that's used Dig, Fly, or the like.
Waterfall WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
Work Up NormalNormal It boosts your Attack and Sp. Atk. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.

Evolution

Evolution Chain

Pokemon How to Evolve
MudkipMudkip -
MarshtompMarshtomp Evolves from Mudkip at Lv. 16
SwampertSwampert Evolves from Marshtomp at Lv. 36

Can Mudkip Mega Evolve?

This Pokemon can not Mega Evolve.

How to Get Mudkip

Dungeons Where Mudkip is Found

This Pokemon is not found in any Dungeons.

Mudkip's Rescue Camp

Rescue Camp Price
Gourd Swamp 9000

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