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Bubble Beam (Japanese: バブルこうせん Bubble Beam), formatted as BubbleBeam prior to Pokémon X and Y, is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM11 in Generation I.
BubbleBeam does damage and has a 33.2% chance of lowering the target's Speed stat by one stage.
In Stadium, BubbleBeam has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Speed.
Generation II onward
Bubble Beam now has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Speed stat by one stage.
Bubble Beam can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining an extra appeal point if the move Rain Dance was used in the prior turn.
|| A Water-type attack. Stronger than Bubble. Many Water-type Pokémon learn this move.
|| A Water-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of reducing the target's Speed.
|| An attack that may lower Speed.
|| Forcefully sprays bubbles that may lower Speed.
|| A spray of bubbles strikes the foe. It may lower the foe's Speed stat.
|| A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
|| A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
| A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
In other games
| Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.|
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
| Power = 38 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 10% chance of lowering each target's speed.
| Used by :
| Bubble Beam
| Eligible Pokémon:
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Bubble Beam had a power of 25.
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Bubble Beam had a power of 30, an energy bar of , and a duration of 2.9 seconds.
|| Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also lower the target's Movement Speed by one level.
|| A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. It may also lower the target's Speed.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Ash & Pikachu manga
In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga
In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga
In the movie adaptations
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl manga
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga
In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
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