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Morning Sun (move)

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Morning Sun
あさのひざし Morning Sunlight
Morning Sun V.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
The appeal's quality varies depending on its timing.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.

Morning Sun (Japanese: あさのひざし Morning Sunlight) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation II. Prior to Generation III, it was the signature move of Espeon.

Effect

Generation II

Morning Sun restores the user's current HP based on the weather conditions and time of day. In day and at night, clear conditions restore ¼, sunny conditions restore ½ and other conditions restore ⅛ HP. In morning, the move restores twice as much HP.

Generation III and on

Morning Sun restores the user's current HP based on the weather conditions in the battle. Normal conditions restore ½ total HP, sunny conditions restore ⅔ total HP, and other weather conditions restore ¼ total HP.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

Morning Sun heals all team members for a fixed amount of HP depending on the weather: 50 HP under clear weather, 80 HP under sunny weather, 40 HP under cloudy weather, 30 HP under sandstorm, 10 HP under rain and hail, and 1 HP under snow.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 Allows HP to be restored by the morning sunlight. In battle, half the user's max HP is restored.
GSC Restores HP (varies by time).
RSEColo.XD Restores HP. The amount varies with the weather.
FRLG Restores the user’s HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
PMDRB Restores the HP of the user and team members on the floor. The amount of HP regained depends on the weather.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XY
The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
196 Espeon Espeon Psychic Psychic 52 52 71 71 33 33
267 Beautifly Beautifly Bug Flying   20 20 20 20
420 Cherubi Cherubi Grass Grass       -- --
421 Cherrim Cherrim Grass Grass       -- --
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
048 Venonat Venonat Bug Poison     Beautifly Beautifly Beautifly
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire       Espeon Espeon Espeon
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire       Espeon Espeon Espeon
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy       CherubiCherrim CherubiCherrim
191 Sunkern Sunkern Grass Grass       CherubiCherrim CherubiCherrim
519 Pidove Pidove* Normal Flying       Togetic Togetic
636 Larvesta Larvesta Bug Fire       Beautifly Beautifly
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 III

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
012 012 Butterfree Bug Flying Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
070 070 Weepinbell Grass Poison Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
114 114 Tangela Grass Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
123 123 Scyther Bug Flying Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
146 146 Moltres Fire Flying Purified in XD: Gale of Darkness
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
338 338 Solrock Rock Psychic Dream World - Icy Cave
519 519 Pidove Normal Flying Dream World - Windswept Sky
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation II

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
032 032 Nidoran♂ Poison New York Pokémon Center
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
465 465 Tangrowth Grass Pikachu Cafe Tangrowth
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 May Beautifly Morning Sun.png Janet Beautifly Morning Sun.png None.png
May's Beautifly Janet's Beautifly
Sparkles and rays of light surround the Pokémon's body, restoring HP.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
267 Beautifly Beautifly's whole body glows white, then all around it glows yellow, or yellow rays of light shine outward from Beautifly's body.
Janet's Beautifly All Things Bright and Beautifly! Debut
May's Beautifly Cruisin' for a Losin' None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Morning Sun II.png Morning Sun III.png Morning Sun 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
Morning Sun 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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 晨光 Chénguāng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Morgenzon
Finland Flag.png Finnish Aamuaurinko
France Flag.png French Aurore
Germany Flag.png German Morgengrauen
Greece Flag.png Greek Αυγερινόφως
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Cahaya Mentari Pagi
Italy Flag.png Italian Mattindoro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 아침햇살 Achim Haetsal
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Sol da Manhã
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Jutarnje Sunce
Spain Flag.png Spanish Sol Matinal



Variations of the move Moonlight
Status MoonlightMorning SunSynthesis


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