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Rain
あめ Rain
240px
Rain.png
Move Ability
Rain Dance Drizzle

Rain (Japanese: あめ Rain) is a weather condition introduced in battle in Generation II. It was introduced in the overworld in Generation III.

It will last for five turns if created using Rain Dance (eight is the user is holding a Damp Rock) or Drizzle (Generation VI only). If encountered in the overworld or created using Drizzle (prior to Generation VI), it will last until replaced.

Description

  • When activated
"A downpour started!"*
"It started to rain!"*
  • After turn is complete*
"Rain continues to fall."
  • After five (eight if Damp Rock is held) turns have passed
"The rain stopped."

On the field

Game Region Location Conditions
HGSS Johto Route 33 Always
HGSS Johto Lake of Rage Every day except Wednesday
E Hoenn Route 105 When Marine Cave is there
RSE Hoenn Route 119 Some days
RSE Hoenn Route 120 Always
RSE Hoenn Route 123 Some days
E Hoenn Route 125 When Marine Cave is there
E Hoenn Route 127 When Marine Cave is there
E Hoenn Route 129 When Marine Cave is there
SE Hoenn Eastern water routes After Kyogre is awakened but before battling it
DPPt Sinnoh Route 212 Always
DPPt Sinnoh Route 213 Sometimes
DPPt Sinnoh Route 214 Always (south leg only)
DPPt Sinnoh Route 215 Always
BW Unova Any route Wherever TornadusB or ThundurusW appears

Effects

In battle

Advantages

Disadvantages

Outside of battle

Sliggoo will evolve into Goodra when leveled up while it is raining in the overworld.

Variations

Normal rain

Rain falls. Found in all places where rain is found on the field.

Heavy rain

Rains falls heavily, at a lower angle than than normal rain. It is found occasionally on Route 212.

Thunderstorm

Rain falls heavily, much like heavy rain does, and occasionally lightning will strike and thunder will rumble. It is found on Route 119 as part of the four-day rain-thunderstorm-rain-clear cycle. It can be found on Route 212 on occasion. It happens on predetermined days, such as the anniversaries of the game's release in each country. It also appeared on St. Patrick's Day; February 29, 2008; and Christmas Day (December 25).

In the anime

Main article: Rain Dance (move) → In the anime
Main article: Drizzle (ability) → In the anime

Like in the real world, rain is quite common, appearing in many episodes. Most of these occasions are not caused by Rain Dance or Drizzle. The first appearance of rain in the anime was in the first episode, Pokémon - I Choose You!. The first time it has appeared caused by a Pokémon was in A Shadow of a Drought.

In the manga

Main article: Rain Dance (move) → In the manga
Main article: Drizzle (ability) → In the manga

In other generations

In battle

Rain Dance II.png Rain Dance III.png Rain Dance PtHGSS.png Rain Dance.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In the overworld

File:Rainy Field.png File:Sinnoh Route 214 rain.png File:Virbank City rain.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


Weather conditions
Harsh sunlightRainSandstormHailShadowy auraFog
Extremely harsh sunlightHeavy rainMysterious air current