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Charge Beam (move)

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Charge Beam
チャージビーム Charge Beam
Charge Beam V.png
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Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  50
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Charge Beam (Japanese: チャージビーム Charge Beam) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM57 since Generation IV.

Effect

Charge Beam damages the target and has a 70% chance of raising the user's Special Attack one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user fires a concentrated bundle of electricity. It may also raise the user’s Sp. Atk stat.*
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.*
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also boost the user's Special Attack by 1 level.
BWB2W2
XY
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
100 Voltorb Voltorb Electric Electric 26 22 22
16
101 Electrode Electrode Electric Electric 26 22 22
16
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock 49 49 49
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice 49 49 49
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel 49 49 49
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel   26 26
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel   26 26
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel   25 25
602 Tynamo Tynamo Electric Electric   -- --
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric   -- --
678 Meowstic Meowstic Psychic Psychic     28
702 Dedenne Dedenne Electric Fairy     34
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM57
V
TM57
VI
TM57
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal
025 Pikachu Pikachu Electric Electric
026 Raichu Raichu Electric Electric
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy
063 Abra Abra Psychic Psychic
064 Kadabra Kadabra Psychic Psychic
065 Alakazam Alakazam Psychic Psychic
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel
100 Voltorb Voltorb Electric Electric
101 Electrode Electrode Electric Electric
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz Electric Electric
135 Jolteon Jolteon Electric Electric
137 Porygon Porygon Normal Normal
145 Zapdos Zapdos Electric Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
172 Pichu Pichu Electric Electric
179 Mareep Mareep Electric Electric
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy Electric Electric
181 Ampharos Ampharos Electric Electric
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus Ghost Ghost
203 Girafarig Girafarig Normal Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
233 Porygon2 Porygon2 Normal Normal
234 Stantler Stantler Normal Normal
239 Elekid Elekid Electric Electric
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
243 Raikou Raikou Electric Electric
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
251 Celebi Celebi Psychic Grass
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
280 Ralts Ralts Psychic Fairy
281 Kirlia Kirlia Psychic Fairy
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir Psychic Fairy
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric
310 Manectric Manectric Electric Electric
311 Plusle Plusle Electric Electric
312 Minun Minun Electric Electric
313 Volbeat Volbeat Bug Bug
314 Illumise Illumise Bug Bug
325 Spoink Spoink Psychic Psychic
326 Grumpig Grumpig Psychic Psychic
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
353 Shuppet Shuppet Ghost Ghost
354 Banette Banette Ghost Ghost
355 Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
358 Chimecho Chimecho Psychic Psychic
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
403 Shinx Shinx Electric Electric
404 Luxio Luxio Electric Electric
405 Luxray Luxray Electric Electric
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu Electric Electric
425 Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying
426 Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
429 Mismagius Mismagius Ghost Ghost
433 Chingling Chingling Psychic Psychic
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z Normal Normal
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
479 Rotom Rotom Electric Ghost
480 Uxie Uxie Psychic Psychic
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
487 Giratina Giratina Ghost Dragon
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire
517 Munna Munna Psychic Psychic
518 Musharna Musharna Psychic Psychic
522 Blitzle Blitzle Electric Electric
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika Electric Electric
527 Woobat Woobat Psychic Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat Psychic Flying
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying
574 Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic
575 Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic
587 Emolga Emolga Electric Flying
595 Joltik Joltik Bug Electric
596 Galvantula Galvantula Bug Electric
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel
602 Tynamo Tynamo Electric Electric
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem Psychic Psychic
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric
648 Meloetta Meloetta Normal Psychic
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
676 Furfrou Furfrou Normal Normal
677 Espurr Espurr Psychic Psychic
678 Meowstic Meowstic Psychic Psychic
682 Spritzee Spritzee Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse Fairy Fairy
694 Helioptile Helioptile Electric Normal
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk Electric Normal
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
702 Dedenne Dedenne Electric Fairy
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass
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

Swoobat Charge Beam.png Raikou Charge Beam.png Ursula Plusle Minun Charge Beam.png Marble Luxray Charge Beam.png
Swoobat Raikou Plusle and Minun Luxray
Its body starts sparkling with electricity and then fires the lightning.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
405 Luxray Luxray's body becomes surrounded by yellow sparks and it fires a massive blast of electricity from its body at the opponent.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision! Debut
311 Plusle Plusle raises its hands and they become surrounded by yellow orbs of electricity that grow bigger as the attack charges. Then, Plusle slams the orbs into the ground and multiple bolts of yellow electricity fire at the opponent.
Ursula's Plusle Playing the Performance Encore! None
312 Minun Minun raises its hands and they become surrounded by light blue orbs of electricity that grow bigger as the attack charges. Then, Minun slams the orbs into the ground and multiple bolts of light blue electricity fire at the opponent.
Ursula's Minun Playing the Performance Encore! None
243 Raikou Raikou opens its mouth and an orb of yellow electricity forms in front of it. It then fires a massive beam of electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Raikou (M13) Zoroark: Master of Illusions None
528 Swoobat An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Swoobat's ears and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Three wild Swoobat Emolga the Irresistible! None
531 Audino Audino lowers its head slightly and an orb of yellow electricity forms in front of its mouth. Audino then puts its heads in between the orb and brings it forward, firing a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Audino Where Did You Go, Audino? None
623 Golurk An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Golurk's head and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Cedric Juniper's assistant's Golurk Ash and N: A Clash of Ideals! None
676 Furfrou An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Furfrou's mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Jessica's Furfrou Grooming Furfrou! None
Princess Allie's Furfrou Awakening the Sleeping Giant None
310M Manectric Manectric's body sparks with yellow electricity and fires a yellow electrical beam from its mouth at the opponent.
An Unknown Trainer's Manectric Mega Evolution Special I None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Charge Beam IV.png Charge 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 XY 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

Trivia

  • Charge Beam is the only move with a 70% chance of a secondary effect happening.
  • It is the only Electric-type Beauty move.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 充電光束 Chōngdiàn Guāngshù
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Opladingsstraal
France Flag.png French Rayon Chargé
Germany Flag.png German Ladestrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ριπή φόρτισης
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Charge Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggioscossa
South Korea Flag.png Korean 차지빔 Charge Beam
Poland Flag.png Polish Promień Mocy (Diamond and Pearl)
Elektropromień (Series: XY)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio Carregado
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Carga de Ataque
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza Încărcată
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Carga


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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