Luster Purge (move)

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Luster Purge
ラスターパージ Luster Purge
Luster Purge.png
Type  Psychic
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  70
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
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Luster Purge (Japanese: ラスターパージ Luster Purge) is a damage-dealing Psychic-type move introduced in Generation III. It is the signature move of Latios.


Luster Purge inflicts damage and has a 50% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense.


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Games Description
RSE Attacks with a burst of light. May lower Sp. Def.
FRLG A burst of light injures the foe. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def.
The user looses a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target’s Sp. Def stat.
The user lets loose a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target's Sp. Def stat.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
381 Latios Latios Dragon Psychic 35 35 35 ''''
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

None.png Tobias Latios Luster Purge.png None.png None.png
The user creates a ball of purple aura which turns into a beam and is fired at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
381 Latios Latios opens its mouth and white sparkles form and gather in front of it, forming together into a pink ball of energy. It then fires a massive pink beam from the ball at the opponent.
Tobias's Latios The Semi-Final Frontier! Debut

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Luster Purge III.png Luster Purge IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
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

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 潔淨光澤 Jié​jìng​ Guāng​zé​
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Schijnwerper
France Flag.png French Lumi-Éclat
Germany Flag.png German Scheinwerfer
Greece Flag.png Greek Λαμπερή Εξάγνιση
India Flag.png Hindi टाक चमकना Taak chamakana
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Luster Purge
Italy Flag.png Italian Abbagliante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 라스트버지 Luster Purge
Poland Flag.png Polish Czystka
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Resplendor
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Raio Purificador
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Blještavo Pročišćavanje
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Resplandor
Spain Flag.png Spain Resplandor

Variations of the move Luster Purge
Special Luster PurgeMist Ball

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