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Fusion Bolt (move)

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Fusion Bolt
クロスサンダー Cross Thunder
Fusion Bolt.png
Fusion Bolt 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
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  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Fusion Bolt (Japanese: クロスサンダー Cross Thunder) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation V. It is one of the signature moves of Zekrom and Black Kyurem.

Effect

Fusion Bolt inflicts damage. The base power of Fusion Bolt will double if another Pokémon uses Fusion Flare or Blue Flare immediately before the Pokémon using Fusion Bolt, but only during that use. Likewise, it will double the power of Fusion Flare if Fusion Bolt is used immediately before the Pokémon using Fusion Flare, during that use. In Black Version 2 and White Version 2 when Fusion Flare or Blue Flare is used before this move is used, or a critical hit is made, this move's animation display changes.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user throws down a giant thunderbolt. This attack does greater damage when influenced by an enormous flame.
XYORAS The user throws down a giant thunderbolt. This move is more powerful when influenced by an enormous flame.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric 50 50
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Black Kyurem
Dragon Ice   43 43
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
494 494 Victini Psychic Fire Eind Victini
Movie 14 Victini
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

None.png Zekrom M14 Fusion Bolt.png None.png None.png
Zekrom
The user gives off blue electricity and forms a blue sphere around itself, then charges at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
644 Zekrom Zekrom's tail glows light blue with electricity. Zekrom's body then becomes surrounded in a sphere of violet electricity, which it then slams into the opponent.
Zekrom (M14) Black—Victini and Reshiram
White—Victini and Zekrom
Debut

In the manga

In the movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga


In other generations

Fusion Bolt 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

Boosted

Fusion Bolt V boosted.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 BW 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

  • Fusion Bolt is the last move in index number order of Generation V.
  • During a cutscene in Black Version 2, N's Zekrom uses Fusion Bolt to shatter Kyurem's Glaciate from a distance. In-battle, Fusion Bolt is a physical move; the battle animation shows Zekrom/Black Kyurem forming the attack around their body. However, it should be noted that the attack does not make contact, unlike most physical moves.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 十字交叉閃電 Shízì Jiāochā Shǎndiàn
France Flag.png French Éclair Croix
Germany Flag.png German Kreuzdonner
Italy Flag.png Italian Incrotuono
South Korea Flag.png Korean 크로스썬더 Cross Thunder
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Fusão de Raios
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Fusión


Variations of the move Fusion Flare
Physical Fusion Bolt
Special Fusion Flare


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