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Simple Beam (move)

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Simple Beam
シンプルビーム Simple Beam
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  —
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Simple Beam (Japanese: シンプルビーム Simple Beam) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation V.

Effect

Simple Beam temporarily changes the target's Ability to Simple. It does not work on Pokémon with the Truant or Multitype ability.

With this effect, the opponent's stat modifiers, both positive and negative, double in effectiveness.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user's mysterious psychic wave changes the target's Ability to Simple.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal 45 '
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic 29 '
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem Psychic Psychic 29 '
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel 62 '
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal Skitty
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal Audino
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Trivia

  • Despite being a Normal-type move, its description states that the target's Ability is changed to Simple by the user's psychic wave.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Rayon Simple
Germany Flag.png German Wankelstrahl
Italy Flag.png Italian Ondisinvolta
South Korea Flag.png Korean 심플빔 Simple Beam
Spain Flag.png Spanish Onda Simple


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