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Flash Cannon (move)

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Flash Cannon
ラスターカノン Luster Cannon
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Type  Steel
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Flash Cannon (Japanese: ラスターカノン Luster Cannon) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation IV.

Effect

Flash Cannon does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense.

Learnset

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
009 009 Blastoise Water --
379 379 Registeel Steel 73
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon 80DPPt
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon 42HGSS
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By TM91

#   Pokémon Type
009 009 Blastoise Water
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel
095 095 Onix Rock Ground
116 116 Horsea Water
117 117 Seadra Water
120 120 Staryu Water
121 121 Starmie Water Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
205 205 Forretress Bug Steel
208 208 Steelix Steel Ground
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel
224 224 Octillery Water
227 227 Skarmory Steel Flying
230 230 Kingdra Water Dragon
303 303 Mawile Steel
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
323 323 Camerupt Fire Ground
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug
375 375 Metang Steel Psychic
376 376 Metagross Steel Psychic
378 378 Regice Ice
379 379 Registeel Steel
385 385 Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel
410 410 Shieldon Rock Steel
411 411 Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 413S Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel
436 436 Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 437 Bronzong Steel Psychic
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel
462 462 Magnezone Electric Steel
464 464 Rhyperior Ground Rock
476 476 Probopass Rock Steel
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon
485 485 Heatran Fire Steel
493 493 Arceus Steel
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
009 009 Blastoise Water --
379 379 Registeel Steel 73
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon 50
597 597 Ferroseed Grass Steel 52
598 598 Ferrothorn Grass Steel 61
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By TM91

#   Pokémon Type
009 009 Blastoise Water
081 081 Magnemite Electric Steel
082 082 Magneton Electric Steel
095 095 Onix Rock Ground
116 116 Horsea Water
117 117 Seadra Water
120 120 Staryu Water
121 121 Starmie Water Psychic
151 151 Mew Psychic
205 205 Forretress Bug Steel
208 208 Steelix Steel Ground
212 212 Scizor Bug Steel
224 224 Octillery Water
227 227 Skarmory Steel Flying
230 230 Kingdra Water Dragon
303 303 Mawile Steel
306 306 Aggron Steel Rock
323 323 Camerupt Fire Ground
348 348 Armaldo Rock Bug
375 375 Metang Steel Psychic
376 376 Metagross Steel Psychic
378 378 Regice Ice
379 379 Registeel Steel
385 385 Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic
395 395 Empoleon Water Steel
410 410 Shieldon Rock Steel
411 411 Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 413S Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel
436 436 Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 437 Bronzong Steel Psychic
448 448 Lucario Fighting Steel
462 462 Magnezone Electric Steel
464 464 Rhyperior Ground Rock
476 476 Probopass Rock Steel
483 483 Dialga Steel Dragon
485 485 Heatran Fire Steel
493 493 Arceus Steel
524 524 Roggenrola Rock
525 525 Boldore Rock
526 526 Gigalith Rock
561 561 Sigilyph Psychic Flying
577 577 Solosis Psychic
578 578 Duosion Psychic
579 579 Reuniclus Psychic
582 582 Vanillite Ice
583 583 Vanillish Ice
584 584 Vanilluxe Ice
597 597 Ferroseed Grass Steel
598 598 Ferrothorn Grass Steel
599 599 Klink Steel
600 600 Klang Steel
601 601 Klinklang Steel
603 603 Eelektrik Electric
604 604 Eelektross Electric
615 615 Cryogonal Ice
621 621 Druddigon Dragon
623 623 Golurk Ground Ghost
632 632 Durant Bug Steel
635 635 Hydreigon Dark Dragon
638 638 Cobalion Steel Fighting
642 642 Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
Electric Flying
644 644 Zekrom Dragon Electric
646 646 Kyurem
Normal Kyurem
Dragon Ice
649 649 Genesect Bug Steel
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

150px 150px 150px Rhyperior Flash Cannon.png
Empoleon Aggron Bastiodon Rhyperior
The user fires a beam of light.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
437 Bronzong Bronzong flips around and aims its bottom at the opponent. It then gathers energy inside its body and then it fires a silver beam of energy at the opponent.
Lucian's Bronzong An Elite Meet and Greet! Debut
Marcus's Bronzong Arceus and the Jewel of Life None
410 Shieldon Shieldon opens its mouth and forms a silver ball in front of its mouth. It then fires the ball as a silver beam at the opponent.
Newton Graceland's Shieldon Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
411 Bastiodon The inside of Bastiodon's mouth glows white and it fires a silver beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Byron's Bastiodon Ancient Family Matters! None
306 Aggron Aggron opens its mouth and a ball appears in front of Aggron's mouth. Aggron then fires a silver beam from the ball at the opponent.
A wild Aggron Steeling Piece of Mind! None
Paul's Aggron Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
379 Registeel Registeel puts its arms together and creates a silver ball of energy. A silver energy beam is fired from the ball at the opponent.
Brandon's Registeel A Pyramiding Rage! None
227 Skarmory Skarmory opens its beak and a silver ball appears in front of it. It then fires a silver beam from the ball at the opponent.
J's henchmen's Skarmory Pillars of Friendship! None
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior fires a silver beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Rhyperior Piplup, Up and Away! None
395 Empoleon Empoleon holds out its wings and a silver ball of energy forms in between them. The ball then turned into a silver beam and Empoleon fires it at the opponent, or Empoleon fires a silver beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Kenny's Empoleon Last call - First Round! None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other languages

  • Chinese: 光澤電炮 Guāng​zé​ Diàn​pào​電炮光澤 Diàn​pào​ Guāng​zé​
  • Dutch: Flits Kanon
  • French: Luminocanon
  • German: Lichtkanone
  • Greek: Φωτοβόλο
  • Italian: Cannonflash
  • Korean: 러스터캐논 Luster Cannon
  • Portuguese (Brazilian): Canhão de Luz
  • Spanish: Foco Respl.


Variations of the move Crunch
Physical Crunch
Special Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation
Special Energy Ball


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
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