Aurora Beam (move)

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Aurora Beam
オーロラビーム Aurora Beam
Aurora Beam.png
Aurora Beam 2.png
Type  Ice
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • 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 made a same-type appeal.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Aurora Beam (Japanese: オーロラビーム Aurora Beam) is a damage-dealing Ice-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

Aurora Beam does damage and has a 33.2% chance of lowering the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Generation II onward

Aurora Beam now has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Attack stat by one stage.

Aurora Beam can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra two appeal points if the move Hail was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-three chance of reducing the target's Attack power.
Stad2 An Ice-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of reducing the target's Attack power.
GSC An attack that may lower Attack.
RSEColo.XD Fires a rainbow-colored beam that may lower Attack.
FRLG A rainbow-colored attack beam. It may lower the foe's Attack stat.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target's Attack stat.
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alola Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field 28
086 Seel Seel
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 35 16 21 27 27 27 27
087 Dewgong Dewgong
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 1, 35 1, 16 1, 21 27 27 27 27
090 Shellder Shellder
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 30 17 17RSE
22FRLG
32 37 37 37
091 Cloyster Cloyster
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon
WaterIC Big.png Field Field 36Y 36 36 36 36BW
21B2W2
20 20
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2 22 22 14 14 14 14
224 Octillery Octillery
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2 22 22 1, 14 1, 14 1, 14 1, 14
245 Suicune Suicune
WaterIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 41C 41 29 29 29 29
363 Spheal Spheal
IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 25 25 25 25XY
21ORAS
21
364 Sealeo Sealeo
IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 25 25 25 25XY
21ORAS
21
365 Walrein Walrein
IceIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 25 25 25 25XY
19ORAS
19
488 Cresselia Cresselia
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 29 29 29 29
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 25 25 13
698 Amaura Amaura
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster 20 20
699 Aurorus Aurorus
RockIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Monster 20 20
716 Xerneas Xerneas
FairyIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 10 10
801 Magearna Magearna
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 17
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 Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
116 Horsea Horsea
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
120 Staryu Staryu
WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 GS
131 Lapras Lapras
WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
138 Omanyte Omanyte
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
140 Kabuto Kabuto
RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
223 Remoraid Remoraid
WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2
225 Delibird Delibird
IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
456 Finneon Finneon
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
751 Dewpider Dewpider
WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
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

Aurora Beam
Special Attack
Type Ice
Power 80
Energy bar 2
Duration 3.55 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
SeelDewgongCloysterSeadraRemoraidOctillery

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also halve the target's Attack.

In the anime

In the main series

Remoraid Aurora Beam.png Brycen Cryogonal Aurora Beam.png Lorelei Cloyster Aurora Beam.png Suicune Aurora Beam DP028.png
Remoraid Cryogonal Cloyster Suicune
The user fires a multicolored beam at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
086 Seel Seel releases a multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Cerulean Gym's Seel The Misty Mermaid Debut
087 Dewgong Dewgong releases a white or multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Prima's Dewgong The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
Pryce's Dewgong Nice Pryce, Baby! None
091 Cloyster Cloyster releases a multicolored beam from the horn on its head at the opponent.
Prima's Cloyster The Mandarin Island Miss Match None
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon releases a multicolored beam from its mouth at the opponent, or Vaporeon creates a glowing bluish green orb and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Sumomo's Vaporeon Trouble's Brewing None
Virgil's Vaporeon Curtain Up, Unova League! None
245 Suicune Suicune releases a shining metallic silver beam from its mouth at the opponent, or Suicune opens its mouth and a multicolored orb appears in front of its mouth. Suicune then fires a powerful multicolored beam from the ball at the opponent.
Suicune (anime) For Ho-Oh the Bells Toll! None
A wild Suicune Drifloon in the Wind! None
364 Sealeo A white orb appears in front of Sealeo's mouth. It then fires the white orb as a beam at the opponent, or Sealeo fires a multicolored blast from its mouth at the opponent.
Captain Stern's Sealeo The Spheal of Approval None
Juan's Sealeo The Great Eight Fate! None
223 Remoraid Remoraid releases a multicolored ray from its mouth at the opponent.
A Coordinator's Remoraid May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal creates a glowing bluish green orb from its mouth, and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Brycen's Cryogonal Caution: Icy Battle Conditions! None
224 Octillery Octillery creates a glowing bluish green orb from its mouth, and launches a glowing green and black beam towards the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Octillery The Pirates of Decolore! None
716 Xerneas Xerneas creates two glowing rings around its horns, and launches a glowing blue and pink beam towards the opponent.
Xerneas (M17) Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction None

In Pokémon Origins

None.png Lorelei Dewgong Aurora Beam PO.png None.png None.png
Dewgong
The user fires a multicolored beam at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
087 Dewgong Dewgong forms a multicolored orb of energy in front of its mouth. It then fires a multicolored beam from the orb at the opponent.
Lorelei's Dewgong File 4: Charizard Debut

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In other generations

Core series games

Aurora Beam I.png Aurora Beam II.png Aurora Beam III.png Aurora 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)
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
Aurora 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

Spin-off series games

Aurora Beam Stad.png Aurora Beam Stad2.png Aurora Beam Colo.png Aurora 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
Aurora 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)
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
Aurora 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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極光束 Gihkgwōngchūk *
天極光束 Tīn Gihkgwōngchūk *
Mandarin 極光束 / 极光束 Jíguāngshù
Denmark Flag.png Danish Polarlys
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Aurorastraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Illansäde (original series)
Aurorasäde (Advanced Generation)
France Flag.png French Onde Boréale
Germany Flag.png German Aurorastrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ακτίνα Χαραυγής
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Sinar Aurora
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggiaurora
South Korea Flag.png Korean 오로라빔 Aurora Beam
Poland Flag.png Polish Promień Jutrzenki (Master Quest)
Promień Aurory (Black & White)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio-aurora (games)
Raio Aurora (anime, Plasma Blast-present, manga, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Raio da Aurora (Dragons Exalted, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio de Aurora (Indigo League; Orange Islands)
Ataque de Alvorada (Johto Journeys)
Feixe Aurora (Advanced Series)
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Aurora zrak
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Aurora
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Norrskensstråle
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Şafak Işını
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tia Cực Quang



Variations of the move Aurora Beam
Physical Spark
Special Aurora BeamBubble BeamSludgePsybeam



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