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Revision as of 04:24, 9 February 2011

Weather Ball
ウェザーボール Weather Ball
Weather Ball IV.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Weather Ball (Japanese: ウェザーボール Weather Ball) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was Castform's signature move.

Effect

When no weather condition is under effect, Weather Ball deals Normal-type damage. During any weather condition, Weather Ball attacks with a different type and its base power doubles to 100. The type that Weather Ball is depends on the weather conditions at the time it is used. It will be:

Type power-ups from the weather will be put into effect, as well as STAB caused by Castform's type changing from its ability, Forecast.

Learnset

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
351 351 Castform
Normal
Normal 30
351 351S Castform
Sunny Form
Fire 30
351 351R Castform
Rainy Form
Water 30
351 351H Castform
Hail Form
Ice 30
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 IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
249 249 Lugia Psychic Flying --HGSS
250 250 Ho-Oh Fire Flying --HGSS
351 351 Castform
Normal
Normal 30
351 351S Castform
Sunny Form
Fire 30
351 351R Castform
Rainy Form
Water 30
351 351H Castform
Hail Form
Ice 30
407 407 Roserade Grass Poison --
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 breedingHGSS

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | Bellsprout | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Roserade

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 361 | style="background: #FFF" | 361 | style="background: #FFF" | Snorunt | colspan="2" style="background:#98D8D8; text-align:center" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Castform
Roserade

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 420 | style="background: #FFF" | 420 | style="background: #FFF" | Cherubi | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Castform
Roserade

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 425 | style="background: #FFF" | 425 | style="background: #FFF" | Drifloon | colspan="1" style="background:#705898; text-align:center" | Ghost || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Castform

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

By event

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
243 243 Raikou Electric 13th Movie Event
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
249 249 Lugia Psychic Flying --
250 250 Ho-Oh Fire Flying --
351 351 Castform
Normal
Normal 40
351 351S Castform
Sunny Form
Fire 40
351 351R Castform
Rainy Form
Water 40
351 351H Castform
Hail Form
Ice 40
407 407 Roserade Grass Poison --
584 584 Baibanira Ice --
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 breeding

Template:Breedlist

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | 069 | style="background: #FFF" | Bellsprout | colspan="1" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass || style="background:#A040A0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Poison | style="background: #FFF" | Roserade

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 361 | style="background: #FFF" | 361 | style="background: #FFF" | Snorunt | colspan="2" style="background:#98D8D8; text-align:center" | Ice | style="background: #FFF" | Castform
Roserade, Baibanira

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 420 | style="background: #FFF" | 420 | style="background: #FFF" | Cherubi | colspan="2" style="background:#78C850; text-align:center" | Grass | style="background: #FFF" | Castform
Roserade

|- | style="background: #FFF" | 425 | style="background: #FFF" | 425 | style="background: #FFF" | Drifloon | colspan="1" style="background:#705898; text-align:center" | Ghost || style="background:#A890F0" align="center" colspan="1" rowspan="1" | Flying | style="background: #FFF" | Castform

|- | colspan="6" | Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution gets STAB from this move.
*Indicates Pokémon that can only learn the move through chain breeding.
|} |}

In the anime

150px 150px 150px None.png
Turtwig getting hit Roserade Fire-type Weather Ball
An attack move that varies in power and type depending on the weather.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
351R Castform Castform fires a blue energy ball with water streams around it at the opponent from its mouth.
Bart's Castform Unfair-Weather Friends Debut
351S Castform Castform fires a red energy ball with fire streams around it at the opponent from its mouth.
Bart's Castform Unfair-Weather Friends None
407 Roserade Roserade holds its arms up and creates an orange ball with fire streams around it and fires it at the opponent.
Gardenia's Roserade The Grass Menagerie! None

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Trivia

  • Bellsprout is the only Pokémon to learn Weather Ball through breeding that cannot have Castform as a parent.
  • Weather Ball can reach up to a base power of 225, with a combination of; Sunny Day and STAB from Ho-oh or Castform, or Rain Dance and STAB from Castform.
  • Despite Weather Ball becoming a Rock-type move in a sandstorm, Castform itself won't change form in this condition.

In other languages

  • French: Ball'Météo
  • German: Meteorologe
  • Greek: Μετεωρολογόσφαιρα
  • Hindi: Mausami Gola
  • Italian: Palla Clima
  • Korean: 웨더볼 Weather Ball
  • Spanish: Meteorobola
  • Serbian: Meteorološka Lopta
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