Signal Beam (move)

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Signal Beam
シグナルビーム Signal Beam
Signal Beam.png
Signal Beam 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Randomizes the order of appeals on the next turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Makes audience expect little of other contestants.

Signal Beam (Japanese: シグナルビーム Signal Beam) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

Signal Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of confusing the target.

Description

Games Description
RSE A strange beam attack that may confuse the foe.
FRLG The foe is hit with a flashing beam that may also cause confusion.
Colo.XD Fires a peculiar ray that may confuse the target.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
XYORAS
SM
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Bug 35 35 35
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug 37 37 37
087 Dewgong Dewgong
Water 1 Field 1FRLG 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
137 Porygon Porygon
Mineral Mineral 29 29 29
170 Chinchou Chinchou
Water 2 Water 2 31 34 34XY
28ORAS
171 Lanturn Lanturn
Water 2 Water 2 35 40 40XY
29ORAS
179 Mareep Mareep
Monster Field 32 41BW
39B2W2
39
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy
Monster Field 36 47 47
181 Ampharos Ampharos
Monster Field 42 55BW
51B2W2
51
223 Remoraid Remoraid
Water 1 Water 2 36 36BW
30B2W2
30
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2 42 42BW
34B2W2
34
226 Mantine Mantine
Water 1 Water 1 1 1 1
233 Porygon2 Porygon2
Mineral Mineral 29 29 29
313 Volbeat Volbeat
Bug Human-Like 25 25 25 25XY
26ORAS
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
Mineral Mineral 29 29 29
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug 34 34
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug 34 34
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered 40 40
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field 45
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Bug
086 Seel Seel
Water 1 Field
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
118 Goldeen Goldeen
Water 2 Water 2
167 Spinarak Spinarak
Bug Bug
193 Yanma Yanma
Bug Bug
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
283 Surskit Surskit
Water 1 Bug
328 Trapinch Trapinch
Bug Bug
363 Spheal Spheal
Water 1 Field
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field
456 Finneon Finneon
Water 2 Water 2
458 Mantyke Mantyke
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 Egg Groups Game
DP Pt HGSS BW B2W2 XY ORAS
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1
012 Butterfree Butterfree
Bug Bug
025 Pikachu Pikachu
Field Fairy
026 Raichu Raichu
Field Fairy
035 Clefairy Clefairy
Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable
Fairy Fairy
048 Venonat Venonat
Bug Bug
049 Venomoth Venomoth
Bug Bug
054 Psyduck Psyduck
Water 1 Field
055 Golduck Golduck
Water 1 Field
063 Abra Abra
Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
Human-Like Human-Like
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke
Monster Water 1
080 Slowbro Slowbro
Monster Water 1
081 Magnemite Magnemite
Mineral Mineral
082 Magneton Magneton
Mineral Mineral
086 Seel Seel
Water 1 Field
087 Dewgong Dewgong
Water 1 Field
091 Cloyster Cloyster
Water 3 Water 3
096 Drowzee Drowzee
Human-Like Human-Like
097 Hypno Hypno
Human-Like Human-Like
100 Voltorb Voltorb
Mineral Mineral
101 Electrode Electrode
Mineral Mineral
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon
118 Goldeen Goldeen
Water 2 Water 2
119 Seaking Seaking
Water 2 Water 2
120 Staryu Staryu
Water 3 Water 3
121 Starmie Starmie
Water 3 Water 3
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
Human-Like Human-Like
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon
Field Field
135 Jolteon Jolteon
Field Field
137 Porygon Porygon
Mineral Mineral
144 Articuno Articuno
Undiscovered Undiscovered
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Undiscovered Undiscovered
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
167 Spinarak Spinarak
Bug Bug
168 Ariados Ariados
Bug Bug
170 Chinchou Chinchou
Water 2 Water 2
171 Lanturn Lanturn
Water 2 Water 2
172 Pichu Pichu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
173 Cleffa Cleffa
Undiscovered Undiscovered
175 Togepi Togepi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
176 Togetic Togetic
Fairy Flying
177 Natu Natu
Flying Flying
178 Xatu Xatu
Flying Flying
179 Mareep Mareep
Monster Field
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy
Monster Field
181 Ampharos Ampharos
Monster Field
193 Yanma Yanma
Bug Bug
196 Espeon Espeon
Field Field
199 Slowking Slowking
Monster Water 1
203 Girafarig Girafarig
Field Field
205 Forretress Forretress
Bug Bug
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
223 Remoraid Remoraid
Water 1 Water 2
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
225 Delibird Delibird
Water 1 Field
226 Mantine Mantine
Water 1 Water 1
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon
233 Porygon2 Porygon2
Mineral Mineral
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field
238 Smoochum Smoochum
Undiscovered Undiscovered
239 Elekid Elekid
Undiscovered Undiscovered
243 Raikou Raikou
Undiscovered Undiscovered
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered
249 Lugia Lugia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh
Undiscovered Undiscovered
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
267 Beautifly Beautifly
Bug Bug
269 Dustox Dustox
Bug Bug
280 Ralts Ralts
Amorphous Amorphous
281 Kirlia Kirlia
Amorphous Amorphous
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
Amorphous Amorphous
283 Surskit Surskit
Water 1 Bug
284 Masquerain Masquerain
Water 1 Bug
302 Sableye Sableye
Human-Like Human-Like
307 Meditite Meditite
Human-Like Human-Like
308 Medicham Medicham
Human-Like Human-Like
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field
310 Manectric Manectric
Field Field
311 Plusle Plusle
Fairy Fairy
312 Minun Minun
Fairy Fairy
313 Volbeat Volbeat
Human-Like Bug
325 Spoink Spoink
Field Field
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
328 Trapinch Trapinch
Bug Bug
329 Vibrava Vibrava
Bug Bug
330 Flygon Flygon
Bug Bug
337 Lunatone Lunatone
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
Mineral Mineral
343 Baltoy Baltoy
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
Mineral Mineral
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous
362 Glalie Glalie
Fairy Mineral
363 Spheal Spheal
Water 1 Field
364 Sealeo Sealeo
Water 1 Field
365 Walrein Walrein
Water 1 Field
368 Gorebyss Gorebyss
Water 1 Water 1
375 Metang Metang
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
Mineral Mineral
378 Regice Regice
Undiscovered Undiscovered
382 Kyogre Kyogre
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
393 Piplup Piplup
Water 1 Field
394 Prinplup Prinplup
Water 1 Field
395 Empoleon Empoleon
Water 1 Field
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field
404 Luxio Luxio
Field Field
405 Luxray Luxray
Field Field
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Bug Bug
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Bug
414 Mothim Mothim
Bug Bug
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
Bug Bug
433 Chingling Chingling
Undiscovered Undiscovered
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered
456 Finneon Finneon
Water 2 Water 2
457 Lumineon Lumineon
Water 2 Water 2
458 Mantyke Mantyke
Undiscovered Undiscovered
462 Magnezone Magnezone
Mineral Mineral
466 Electivire Electivire
Human-Like Human-Like
468 Togekiss Togekiss
Fairy Flying
469 Yanmega Yanmega
Bug Bug
471 Glaceon Glaceon
Field Field
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
Mineral Mineral
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
Fairy Mineral
479 Rotom Rotom
Amorphous Amorphous
480 Uxie Uxie
Undiscovered Undiscovered
481 Mesprit Mesprit
Undiscovered Undiscovered
482 Azelf Azelf
Undiscovered Undiscovered
488 Cresselia Cresselia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
489 Phione Phione
Water 1 Fairy
490 Manaphy Manaphy
Water 1 Fairy
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
494 Victini Victini
Undiscovered Undiscovered
505 Watchog Watchog
Field Field
517 Munna Munna
Field Field
518 Musharna Musharna
Field Field
522 Blitzle Blitzle
Field Field
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
Field Flying
531 Audino Audino
Fairy Fairy
540 Sewaddle Sewaddle
Bug Bug
541 Swadloon Swadloon
Bug Bug
542 Leavanny Leavanny
Bug Bug
543 Venipede Venipede
Bug Bug
544 Whirlipede Whirlipede
Bug Bug
545 Scolipede Scolipede
Bug Bug
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying
574 Gothita Gothita
Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
Human-Like Human-Like
577 Solosis Solosis
Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
Amorphous Amorphous
582 Vanillite Vanillite
Mineral Mineral
583 Vanillish Vanillish
Mineral Mineral
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe
Mineral Mineral
587 Emolga Emolga
Field Field
588 Karrablast Karrablast
Bug Bug
589 Escavalier Escavalier
Bug Bug
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik
Amorphous Amorphous
604 Eelektross Eelektross
Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
Human-Like Human-Like
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
Mineral Mineral
616 Shelmet Shelmet
Bug Bug
617 Accelgor Accelgor
Bug Bug
622 Golett Golett
Mineral Mineral
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
636 Larvesta Larvesta
Bug Bug
637 Volcarona Volcarona
Bug Bug
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered
655 Delphox Delphox
Field Field
666 Vivillon Vivillon
Bug Bug
677 Espurr Espurr
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field
687 Malamar Malamar
Water 1 Water 2
694 Helioptile Helioptile
Monster Dragon
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
Monster Dragon
702 Dedenne Dedenne
Field Fairy
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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 Egg Groups Obtained with
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2 Pokéwalker - Beyond the Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
100 Voltorb Voltorb
Mineral Mineral Dream World - Icy Cave
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field Dream World - Pleasant Forest
311 Plusle Plusle
Fairy Fairy Dream World - Dream Park
312 Minun Minun
Fairy Fairy Dream World - Dream Park
328 Trapinch Trapinch
Bug Bug Dream World - Rugged Mountain
479 Rotom Rotom
Amorphous Amorphous Dream World - Spooky Manor
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon GO

Signal Beam
Special Attack
Type Bug
Power 45
Energy bar 3
Duration 3.1 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
ButterfreeVenonatAbraVoltorbPorygon

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Signal Beam had a power of 35.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also leave the target confused.

In the anime

Teaque Galvantula Signal Beam.png Romeo Volbeat Signal Beam.png Viola Surskit Signal Beam.png Zoey Gallade Signal Beam.png
Galvantula Volbeat Surskit Gallade
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
313 Volbeat A pink, light blue, and yellow ball forms between Volbeat's antennae and it releases a beam of the same color from the ball at the opponent.
Romeo's Beat Love at First Flight Debut
Romeo's Volbeat Love at First Flight Debut
181 Ampharos A white ball forms in front of the red orb on Ampharos's head. It then fires a rainbow colored beam from the ball at the opponent, or the orb on Ampharos's head glows white and it fires a rainbow colored beam from it at the opponent.
Ampharos Train crew's Ampharos Frozen on Their Tracks! None
462 Magnezone Magnezone's body becomes surrounded by silver static. Then, its body becomes surrounded by a rainbow colored aura and it fires the aura at the opponent as a rainbow colored beam.
A wild Magnezone Regaining the Home Advantage! None
414 Mothim A rainbow colored ball appears in between Mothim's antennae. It then fires a rainbow colored beam from the ball at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Mothim Fighting Ire with Fire! None
475 Gallade The red horns on Gallade's body glow light purple. Then, a rainbow colored ball forms in front of the horn in the front of Gallade's body. It then fires a rainbow colored beam from the ball at the opponent.
Zoey's Gallade A Grand Fight for Winning! None
282 Gardevoir A light blue ball of energy forms in front of Gardevoir's forehead. It then fires a rainbow colored beam from the ball at the opponent.
Concordia's Gardevoir What Lies Beyond Truth and Ideals! None
596 Galvantula A light blue ball of energy forms in front of Galvantula's head. It then fires a rainbow colored beam from the ball at the opponent.
Teaque's Galvantula Cilan and the Case of the Purrloin Witness! None
649 Genesect A multi-color ball of energy forms in front of Genesect's limb. It then fires a multi-color beam from the ball at the opponent.
Red Genesect Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
Burn Drive Genesect Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
Chill Drive Genesect Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
Douse Drive Genesect Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
Shock Drive Genesect Genesect and the Legend Awakened None
283 Surskit Surskit fires a streaky pink beam from its antenna at the opponent. As the attack is used, multiple blue shapes appear around the beam.
Viola's Surskit A Blustery Santalune Gym Battle! None
687 Malamar Malamar fires a streaky pink beam from its mouth at the opponent. As the attack is used, multiple blue shapes appear around the beam.
Xerosic's Malamar XY139 None

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Signal Beam III.png Signal Beam IV.png Signal 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Signal 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Signal Beam Colo.png Signal Beam XD.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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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

  • Signal Beam is the only Platinum Move Tutor move that requires each kind of shard to learn. All others require only one, two or three types of shards.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 信號光束 Xìnhào Guāngshù
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Signaalstraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Merkkisäde
France Flag.png French Rayon Signal
Germany Flag.png German Ampelleuchte
Greece Flag.png Greek Συνθηματική Ακτίνα
Israel Flag.png Hebrew קרן אות Keren Ot
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Signal Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Segnoraggio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시그널빔 Signal Beam
Poland Flag.png Polish Promień Sygnału
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Sinalizador
Feixe Sinalizador (TCG and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Sinalizador
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Signalni zrak
Spain Flag.png Spanish Doble Rayo


Variations of the move Fire Punch
Physical Fire PunchIce PunchThunder Punch
Special Signal BeamRelic Song


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