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Aurora Beam (move)

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Aurora Beam
オーロラビーム Aurora Beam
Aurora Beam.png
Aurora Beam 2.png
Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Category  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Category  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.

Aurora Beam (Japanese: オーロラビーム Aurora Beam) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Aurora Beam does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Description

Games Description
Stad An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of reducing the target's Attack power.
Stad2 An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of reducing the target's Attack power.
GSC An attack that may lower Attack.
RSEColo.XD Fires a rainbow-colored beam that may lower Attack.
FRLG A rainbow-colored attack beam. It may lower the foe’s Attack stat.
DPPtHGSS The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target’s Attack stat.
BWB2W2
XY
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
086 Seel Seel Water Water 35 16 21 27 27 27
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice 35 --, 16 --, 21 27 27 27
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water 30 17 17 22 32 32 37
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice -- -- -- -- -- --
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water   36 36 36 36 36 21 20
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water   22 22 14 14 14
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water   22 22 14 --, 14 --, 14
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water     41 41 29 29 29
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water     25 25 25 25
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water     25 25 25 25
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water     25 25 25 25
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic       29 29 29
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice         25 25
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice           20
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice           20
716 Xerneas Xerneas Fairy Fairy           10
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
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison ShellderCloyster ShellderCloyster ShellderCloyster ShellderCloyster ShellderCloyster
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillery SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein
120 Staryu Staryu* Water Water 000      
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillery      
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillery SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillery SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongShellderCloysterRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water RemoraidOctillerySeelDewgong SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying SeelDewgongVaporeonRemoraidOctillery SeelDewgongVaporeonRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongVaporeonRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongVaporeonRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein SeelDewgongVaporeonRemoraidOctillerySphealSealeoWalrein
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water       RemoraidOctillery RemoraidOctillery
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

In the main series

Remoraid Aurora Beam.png Brycen Cryogonal Aurora Beam.png Lorelei Cloyster Aurora Beam.png Suicune Aurora Beam DP028.png
Remoraid Cryogonal Cloyster Suicune
The user fires a multicolored beam at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
086 Seel Seel releases a multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Cerulean Gym's Seel The Misty Mermaid Debut
087 Dewgong Dewgong releases a white or multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Prima's Dewgong The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
Pryce's Dewgong Nice Pryce, Baby! None
091 Cloyster Cloyster releases a multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Prima's Cloyster The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon releases a multicolored beam from its mouth at the opponent, or Vaporeon creates a glowing bluish green orb and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Sumomo's Vaporeon Trouble's Brewing None
Virgil's Vaporeon Curtain Up, Unova League! None
245 Suicune Suicune releases a shining metallic silver beam from its mouth at the opponent, or Suicune opens its mouth and a multicolored orb appears in front of its mouth. Suicune then fires a powerful multicolored beam from the ball at the opponent.
A wild Suicune For Ho-Oh the Bells Toll! None
A wild Suicune Drifloon in the Wind! None
364 Sealeo A white orb appears in front of Sealeo's mouth. It then fires the white orb as a beam at the opponent, or Sealeo fires a multicolored blast from its mouth at the opponent.
Captain Stern's Sealeo The Spheal of Approval None
Juan's Sealeo The Great Eight Fate! None
223 Remoraid Remoraid releases a multicolored ray from its mouth at the opponent.
A Coordinator's Remoraid May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal creates a glowing bluish green orb from its mouth, and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Brycen's Cryogonal Caution: Icy Battle Conditions! None
224 Octillery Octillery creates a glowing bluish green orb from its mouth, and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Octillery The Pirates of Decolore! None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Lorelei Dewgong Aurora Beam PO.png None.png None.png
Dewgong
The user fires a multicolored beam at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
087 Dewgong Dewgong forms a multicolored orb of energy in front of its mouth. It then fires a multicolored beam from the orb at the opponent.
Lorelei's Dewgong File 4 - Charizard Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Aurora Beam I.png Aurora Beam II.png Aurora Beam III.png Aurora Beam IV.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)
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
Aurora Beam V.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)
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
Aurora Beam Stad.png Aurora Beam Stad2.png Aurora Beam PMD RB.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)
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 other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 極光束 Jíguāngxiàn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Polarlys
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Aurorastraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Illansäde (original series)
Aurorasäde (Advanced Generation)
France Flag.png French Onde Boréale
Germany Flag.png German Aurorastrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ακτίνα Χαραυγής
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Sinar Aurora
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggiaurora
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오로라빔 Aurora Beam
Poland Flag.png Polish Promień Aurory
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio de Aurora
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio de Aurora (Indigo League; Orange Islands)
Ataque de Alvorada (Johto Journeys)
Feixe Aurora (Advanced Series)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Aurora Zrak
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Aurora



Variations of the move Aurora Beam
Physical Low SweepSpark
Special Aurora BeamBubble BeamPsybeamSludge



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