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Ice Beam (move)

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Ice Beam
れいとうビーム Freezing Beam
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Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles Pokémon that have made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.

Ice Beam (Japanese: れいとうビーム Freezing Beam) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM13 in Generation I before losing its status in Generation II. It returned to being TM13 from Generation III onwards.

Effect

Generation I-V

Ice Beam inflicts damage and has a 10% chance of freezing the target.

Generation VI

Same as the previous generations, but Ice Beam's power changed from 95 to 90.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of freezing the target solid.
GSC An attack that may freeze the foe.
RSE Blasts the foe with an icy beam that may freeze it.*
Fires an icy cold beam that may freeze the foe.*
Colo.XD Blasts the target with an icy beam that may freeze it.*
Fires an icy cold beam that may freeze the target.*
FRLG The foe is struck with an icy beam. It may freeze the foe solid.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also leave the target frozen and incapable of action.
DPPtHGSS The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
BWB2W2Conq The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
XY The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
086 Seel Seel Water Water 50 37 41 47 47 47
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice 56 43 51 47 55 55
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water 50 49 49 50 49 52 52
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice 38 36 31 32 32 32
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying -- 49 49 43 43 43
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water   44 44 40 40 34 34
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water   54 54 48 48 40 40
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice     34     '
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice     34 37 37 37
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice       73 73 73
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water     35 35 35 35
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice         35 35
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice         36 36
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice         36 36
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice         33 33
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice         22 22
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice           50
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice           56
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
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water SeelDewgongLaprasRemoraidOctillery      
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
TM13
II
--
III
TM13
IV
TM13
V
TM13
VI
TM13
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
019 Rattata Rattata Normal Normal
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal
029 Nidoran♀ Nidoran♀ Poison Poison
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
032 Nidoran♂ Nidoran♂ Poison Poison
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water
137 Porygon Porygon Normal Normal
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
183 Marill Marill Water Fairy
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Fairy
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
215 Sneasel Sneasel Dark Ice
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
233 Porygon2 Porygon2 Normal Normal
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon Normal Normal
264 Linoone Linoone Normal Normal
270 Lotad Lotad Water Grass
271 Lombre Lombre Water Grass
272 Ludicolo Ludicolo Water Grass
278 Wingull Wingull Water Flying
279 Pelipper Pelipper Water Flying
283 Surskit Surskit Bug Water
284 Masquerain Masquerain Bug Flying
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
298 Azurill Azurill Normal Fairy
300 Skitty Skitty Normal Normal
301 Delcatty Delcatty Normal Normal
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
316 Gulpin Gulpin Poison Poison
317 Swalot Swalot Poison Poison
318 Carvanha Carvanha Water Dark
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
333 Swablu Swablu Normal Flying
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
349 Feebas Feebas Water Water
350 Milotic Milotic Water Water
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
355 Duskull Duskull Ghost Ghost
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
361 Snorunt Snorunt Ice Ice
362 Glalie Glalie Ice Ice
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
366 Clamperl Clamperl Water Water
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss Water Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
370 Luvdisc Luvdisc Water Water
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
380 Latias Latias Dragon Psychic
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
399 Bidoof Bidoof Normal Normal
400 Bibarel Bibarel Normal Water
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water
422 Shellos Shellos Water Water
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
427 Buneary Buneary Normal Normal
428 Lopunny Lopunny Normal Normal
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
456 Finneon Finneon Water Water
457 Lumineon Lumineon Water Water
458 Mantyke Mantyke Water Flying
459 Snover Snover Grass Ice
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
461 Weavile Weavile Dark Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
471 Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z Normal Normal
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
478 Froslass Froslass Ice Ghost
481 Mesprit Mesprit Psychic Psychic
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
488 Cresselia Cresselia Psychic Psychic
489 Phione Phione Water Water
490 Manaphy Manaphy Water Water
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
501 Oshawott Oshawott Water Water
502 Dewott Dewott Water Water
503 Samurott Samurott Water Water
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal
550 Basculin Basculin Water Water
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
580 Ducklett Ducklett Water Flying
581 Swanna Swanna Water Flying
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice
592 Frillish Frillish Water Ghost
593 Jellicent Jellicent Water Ghost
594 Alomomola Alomomola Water Water
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water
658 Greninja Greninja Water Dark
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
692 Clauncher Clauncher Water Water
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer Water Water
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
705 Sliggoo Sliggoo Dragon Dragon
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
C
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
020 Raticate Raticate Normal Normal
030 Nidorina Nidorina Poison Poison
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
033 Nidorino Nidorino Poison Poison
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
054 Psyduck Psyduck Water Water
055 Golduck Golduck Water Water
060 Poliwag Poliwag Water Water
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl Water Water
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
072 Tentacool Tentacool Water Poison
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel Water Poison
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
086 Seel Seel Water Water
087 Dewgong Dewgong Water Ice
090 Shellder Shellder Water Water
091 Cloyster Cloyster Water Ice
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
118 Goldeen Goldeen Water Water
119 Seaking Seaking Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
124 Jynx Jynx Ice Psychic
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
131 Lapras Lapras Water Ice
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water
137 Porygon Porygon Normal Normal
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
144 Articuno Articuno Ice Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
170 Chinchou Chinchou Water Electric
171 Lanturn Lanturn Water Electric
183 Marill Marill Water Water
184 Azumarill Azumarill Water Water
186 Politoed Politoed Water Water
194 Wooper Wooper Water Ground
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish Water Poison
215 Sneasel Sneasel Dark Ice
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
225 Delibird Delibird Ice Flying
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
233 Porygon2 Porygon2 Normal Normal
238 Smoochum Smoochum Ice Psychic
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
245 Suicune Suicune Water Water
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
249 Lugia Lugia Psychic Flying
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

Special move

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
320 320 Wailmer Water My Pokémon Ranch
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 other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Ice Beam fires in a straight line for 10 tiles.

Pokémon Conquest

Ice Beam is the only move of Lapras and Glalie.

In the anime

In the main series


In Pokémon Orgins


In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga


In the Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the How I Became a Pokémon Card manga


In the movie adaptations


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Ice Beam I.png Ice Beam II.png Ice Beam III.png Ice 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 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
Ice 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 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
Ice Beam Stad.png Ice Beam Stad2.png Ice Beam PBR.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

  • Though Ice Beam freezes its targets very often in the anime, it has a very low chance of freezing the opponent in the games (10%).

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 急凍光線 Jídòng Guāngxiàn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Isstråle
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch IJsstraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Jääsäde
France Flag.png French Laser Glace
Germany Flag.png German Eisstrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ακτίνα Πάγου
India Flag.png Hindi बर्फीली बीम Barfeeli Beam
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Ice Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Geloraggio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 냉동빔 Freeze Beam
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Isstråle
Poland Flag.png Polish Lodowy promień
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio de Gelo
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio de Gelo (Pokémon Chronicles)
Feixe de Gelo (AG & DP series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza de Gheață
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Ledeni Zrak
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Rayo de Hielo
Spain Flag.png Spain Rayo Hielo


Variations of the move Flamethrower
Special FlamethrowerIce BeamThunderbolt


Generation I TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation I HMs
0102030405
Generation III TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
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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