Bubble Beam (move)

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Bubble Beam
バブルこうせん Bubble Beam
Bubble Beam IX.png
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Type  Water
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  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those that have made appeals.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Bubble Beam (Japanese: バブルこうせん Bubble Beam), formatted as BubbleBeam prior to Pokémon X and Y, is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM11 in Generation I.

Effect

Generation I

BubbleBeam does damage and has a 33.2% chance of lowering the target's Speed stat by one stage.

Generation II onwards

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

Bubble Beam can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 1 bonus appeal point if Rain Dance was used in the previous turn.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Water-type attack. Stronger than Bubble. Many Water-type Pokémon learn this move.
Stad2 A Water-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of reducing the target's Speed.
GSC An attack that may lower Speed.
RSEColo.XD Forcefully sprays bubbles that may lower Speed.
FRLG A spray of bubbles strikes the foe. It may lower the foe's Speed stat.
DPPtHGSSPBR A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
BWB2W2 A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
SwShBDSPLA
SV
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower the target's Speed stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - - - - - - 27 - - -
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - - - - - - 33 - - -
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1 - - - - - - 33 - - -
0060 Poliwag WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - - 25 25 25 25 21 18 18 18
0061 Poliwhirl WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - - 27 27 27 27 21 18 18 18
0062 Poliwrath WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 - - 1 1 1 1 - 1 1 1
0072 Tentacool WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 25 25 19 19 19XY
25ORAS
25 18 24 24 24
0073 Tentacruel WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 25 25 19 19 19XY
25ORAS
25 18 24 24 24
0087 Dewgong WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field - - - - - - - 1, 7 -
0098 Krabby WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 - - 15 15 15 15 18 20 20
0099 Kingler WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 - - 15 15 15 15 18 20 20
0116 Horsea WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon - - 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21 18 25 25 25
0117 Seadra WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon - - 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21 18 25 25 25
0120 Staryu WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 31 28 28 28BW
22B2W2
22XY
18ORAS
18 27 - -
0121 Starmie WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 - 1 - - - - - - -
0170 Chinchou WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 - - 28 31 31XY
20ORAS
20 12 12 12
0171 Lanturn WaterIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2 - - 30 35 35XY
20ORAS
20 12 12 12
0183 Marill WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Fairy 21 21 18 18BW
13B2W2
13 13 6 6 6
0184 Azumarill WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Fairy 25 24 20 20BW
13B2W2
13 13 6 6 6
0186 Politoed WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rem.
0222 Corsola WaterIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 25 23 25 25BW
17B2W2
17XY
10ORAS
10 25 25
0223 Remoraid WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2 22 22 19 19BW
18B2W2
18 18 20 20
0224 Octillery WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 2 22 22 19 19BW
18B2W2
18 18 20 20
0226 Mantine WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 18 15 1, 10 1, 10BW
1, 7B2W2
1, 7 1, 7 24 24
0230 Kingdra WaterIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon - - 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21 25 25 25
0245 Suicune WaterIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 41GS
11C
11 8 8 8 1, 8 - - -
0270 Lotad WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass - 25PtHGSS 25 25XY
21ORAS
21 20 20 20
0271 Lombre WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass - 25PtHGSS 25 25XY
24ORAS
24 24 24 24
0272 Ludicolo WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass - - - - - 1 1 1
0283 Surskit BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 25 25 25 25XY
17ORAS
17 17 17
0284 Masquerain BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug - - - - - 1 -
0298 Azurill NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - 13B2W2 13 13 6 6 6
0341 Corphish WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 20RSE
19FRLG
20 20 20XY
14ORAS
14 12 12 12
0342 Crawdaunt WaterIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 20RSE
19FRLG
20 20 20XY
14ORAS
14 12 12 12
0393 Piplup WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 22DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18 18 18
0394 Prinplup WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 24DP
19PtHGSS
19 19 19 19 19
0395 Empoleon WaterIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 24DP
19PtHGSS
19 19 19 19 19
0458 Mantyke WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 10 10BW
7B2W2
7 7 24 24
0489 Phione WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Fairy 24 24 24 24 24 24
0490 Manaphy WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Fairy 24 24 24 24 24 24
0535 Tympole WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12 20
0536 Palpitoad WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12 20
0537 Seismitoad WaterIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12 20
0580 Ducklett WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying 19 19 19 19
0581 Swanna WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Flying 19 19 19 19
0592 Frillish
Frillish
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 13 13 13 -
0593 Jellicent
Jellicent
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 13 13 13 -
0647 Keldeo
Keldeo
All available forms
WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 13 13 1, 13 7 7
0692 Clauncher WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 20 20 - -
0693 Clawitzer WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 20 20 - -
0728 Popplio WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 22 21 21
0729 Brionne WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field 24 25 25
0730 Primarina WaterIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Water 1 Field 24 25 25
0739 Crabrawler FightingIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3 17 13
0740 Crabominable FightingIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 17 17
0751 Dewpider WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 16 12 12
0752 Araquanid WaterIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug 16 12 12
0871 Pincurchin ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous 25 25
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 Egg Groups Egg Move
0060 Poliwag WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1 - -
0090 Shellder WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0138 Omanyte RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0140 Kabuto RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0211 Qwilfish WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0211 Qwilfish
Qwilfish
Hisuian Form
DarkIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
0550 Basculin
Basculin
Red- and
Blue-Striped Forms
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0550 Basculin
Basculin
White-Striped Form
WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0592 Frillish
Frillish
All forms
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous - - -
0692 Clauncher WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 - -
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 Types Egg Groups Compatibility
0007 Squirtle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0008 Wartortle WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0009 Blastoise WaterIC Big.png Monster Water 1
0019 Rattata NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0020 Raticate NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0030 Nidorina PoisonIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0031 Nidoqueen PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0033 Nidorino PoisonIC Big.png Monster Field
0034 Nidoking PoisonIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Field
0035 Clefairy NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0036 Clefable NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0039 Jigglypuff NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0040 Wigglytuff NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0052 Meowth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0053 Persian NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0054 Psyduck WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0055 Golduck WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0060 Poliwag WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0061 Poliwhirl WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Water 1
0062 Poliwrath WaterIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
0072 Tentacool WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0073 Tentacruel WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0079 Slowpoke WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0080 Slowbro WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0086 Seel WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Field
0087 Dewgong WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 1 Field
0090 Shellder WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0091 Cloyster WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0098 Krabby WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0099 Kingler WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0104 Cubone GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0105 Marowak GroundIC Big.png Monster Monster
0108 Lickitung NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0112 Rhydon GroundIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Field
0113 Chansey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0116 Horsea WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0117 Seadra WaterIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0118 Goldeen WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0119 Seaking WaterIC Big.png Water 2 Water 2
0120 Staryu WaterIC Big.png Water 3 Water 3
0121 Starmie WaterIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0124 Jynx IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0130 Gyarados WaterIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 2 Dragon
0131 Lapras WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1
0134 Vaporeon WaterIC Big.png Field Field
0138 Omanyte RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0139 Omastar RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0140 Kabuto RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0141 Kabutops RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3
0143 Snorlax NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0144 Articuno IceIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0147 Dratini DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0148 Dragonair DragonIC Big.png Water 1 Dragon
0149 Dragonite DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Dragon
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0138 Omanyte RockIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 3 Pokémon Adventure Camp Omanyte
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 Mystery Dungeon series

Bubble Beam deals damage, and may lower the target's Travel Speed by one stage.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 6 - 19 - 100% - 10 tiles away All Yes
MDTDS 6 - 10 - 83.6% - 10 tiles away All Yes
BSL 6 - 10 - 83.6% - 10 tiles away All Yes
MDGtI 8 99 17 50 85% 98% 10 tiles away All Yes
SMD 8 50 14 30 85% 98% 4 tiles away Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 38
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance of lowering each target's speed.
Users: Prinplup
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokémon GO

GO Water.png Bubble Beam
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 45
Energy cost 33
Duration 1.9 seconds
Damage window 1.45 - 1.7 seconds
Bubble Beam GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 25
Energy cost 40
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Attack
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
GolduckPoliwagPoliwhirlTentacoolShellderKrabbyHorseaStaryuOmanyteChinchouMarillCorsolaMantineSuicuneLotadLombreSurskitMasquerainAzurillCorphishCrawdauntPiplupPrinplupPhioneManaphyDucklettSwannaJellicentDewpiderAraquanid
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 25 → 30
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 30 → 45
    • Energy cost: 25 → 33
    • Duration: 2.9 → 1.9 seconds
    • Damage window: 2.6 - 2.8 → 1.45 - 1.7 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • September 27, 2019
    • Power: 45 → 25
    • Secondary effect added

Pokémon Rumble Rush

WaterIC RR.png Bubble Beam
★★★
Attack power 12.23906
Charge time 0.6 seconds
Range type Wide Shot
Number of hits 3
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Bubble Beam Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Name Category Cost in move-gauge slots MP
(uses)
Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag(s) Description Playable sync pair(s)
Bubble Beam Special 2 49 58 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of lowering the target's Speed by one stat rank. Misty & Starmie
Barry & Piplup/Prinplup/Empoleon
Kali (Furisode Girl) & Azumarill
Adaman & Vaporeon
Scottie/Bettie & Squirtle/Wartortle/BlastoiseEgg
Scottie/Bettie & Horsea/SeadraEgg (Support role only)
Scottie/Bettie & Goldeen/SeakingEgg (Support role only)
Scottie/Bettie & Staryu/StarmieEgg (Support role only)
Sync move(s)
Name Category State Base power Max power Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair
Tomboyish Mermaid Bubble Beam Special Default 200 240 An opponent The more the user's Sp. Def is raised, the greater the power of this attack. Misty & Starmie
Late Fee Bubble Beam Special Default
6★ EX
250 300 An opponent
All opponents
No additional effect. Barry & Empoleon

Notes:

  • Bubble Beam:
    • Description prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of lowering the target's Speed.
  • Tomboyish Mermaid Bubble Beam:
    • Description prior to Version 2.20.0 (from April 27, 2022): The more the user's Sp. Def is raised, the greater the power of this move.
  • Late Fee Bubble Beam:
    • This sync move could not be raised to 6★ EX until March 29, 2021, which is 578 days after its release date (on August 29, 2019).
    • Description of 6★-EX effect prior to Version 2.18.5 (from March 15, 2022): "Additional Effects: Sync move targets all opponents."

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also lower the target's Movement Speed by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also reduce the target's Movement Speed by 1 level.
BSL はなれたポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで いどうそくどを 1だんかいさげる
Conq. A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. It may also lower the target's Speed.
MDGtI It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also lower the Pokémon's Travel Speed.
SMD It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It could also lower the Pokémon's Travel Speed.
MDRTDX It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It could also lower the target's Travel Speed.


In the anime

Main series

Cameron Swanna BubbleBeam.png
Swanna
Lana Popplio Bubble Beam.png
Popplio
Suicune BubbleBeam.png
Suicune
Tentacruel Bubble Beam.png
Tentacruel
The user forcefully ejects a spray of bubbles at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Squirtle Squirtle blows multiple clear or white bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Squirtle Mewtwo Strikes Back Debut
Starmie Starmie shoots blue bubbles at the opponent from the gem in the center of its body.
Marina's Starmie Bye Bye Psyduck Incorrectly dubbed as Bubble
Mantine Mantine releases a stream of light blue or clear bubbles from its mouth at the opponent at a great speed.
Molly's Mantine Spell of the Unown: Entei None
Dorian's Mantine Just Add Water None
Lola's Mantine A Family That Battles Together Stays Together! None
Multiple wild Mantine Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea None
Marill Marill releases white bubbles from its mouth at the opponent at a great speed.
Pietra's Marill Right On, Rhydon! None
Suicune A blue ball forms in Suicune's mouth and then it shoots multiple amounts of blue bubbles at the opponent from the blue ball. When the attack is over, the last bubble explodes and sends the opponent back.
Suicune (M04) Celebi: The Voice of the Forest None
Azumarill Azumarill releases white bubbles from its mouth at a great speed or the inside of Azumarill's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
A Trainer's Azumarill Dueling Heroes None
Jackson's Azumarill Tie One On! None
Officer Jenny's Azumarill The Pirates of Decolore! None
A wild Azumarill The Power of Us None
Corsola A blue ball forms in Corsola's mouth and it releases a stream of blue bubbles from the orb.
Misty's Corsola Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias None
Juan's Corsola The Great Eight Fate! None
Tentacruel Tentacruel releases multiple blue bubbles from under the large blue stinger on its face.
Kim's Tentacruel Cerulean Blues None
Kail's Tentacruel Cerulean Blues None
A Coordinator's Tentacruel A Cacturne for the Worse None
A Trainer's Tentacruel Making Battles in the Sand! None
Crawdaunt Crawdaunt opens its pincers and releases light blue, multicolored, or blue bubbles at the opponent from both or one of its pincers.
A Team Aqua Grunt's Crawdaunt Stairway to Devon None
Shelly's Crawdaunt Fight for the Meteorite! None
Brodie's Ditto in the form of Crawdaunt Unfair Weather Friends Used via Transform
Mr. Saridakis's Crawdaunt On Olden Pond None
A Coordinator's Crawdaunt Battling The Generation Gap! None
Corphish Corphish opens its pincers and fires light blue, multicolored, orange, or blue bubbles at the opponent from one or both of them.
Ash's Corphish Gone Corphishin' None
Rocko's Corphish A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
Surskit Surskit raises its front two legs and a light blue ball forms between them. It lowers the ball and multiple light blue bubbles come out and hit the opponent.
Max's Surskit Maxxed Out! None
Viola's Surskit Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
Staryu The jewel in the middle of Staryu's body glows orange and it releases orange or blue bubbles from it at the opponent.
Misty's Staryu The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
Piplup Piplup opens its beak and releases a stream of blue bubbles at the opponent. Sometimes, its beak glows light blue when it uses the attack.
A Piplup Dawn imagined Following A Maiden's Voyage! None
Dawn's Piplup Following A Maiden's Voyage! None
Piplup of Team Poképals Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness None
Professor Rowan's Piplup DPS01 None
Verity's Piplup I Choose You! None
Prinplup The inside of Prinplup's beak glows light blue and it fires light blue bubbles at the opponent from its beak.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
Mime Jr. The inside of Mime Jr.'s mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles at the opponent from its mouth.
James's Mime Jr. All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go! Used via Mimic
Mantyke Mantyke fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
A Coordinator's Mantyke Dawn of a Royal Day! None
Tympole The inside of Tympole's mouth glows light blue and it takes in a deep breath before it releases multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Multiple wild Tympole Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None
Swanna The inside of Swanna's beak glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its beak at the opponent.
Skyla's Swanna Cilan Takes Flight! None
Cameron's Swanna Cameron's Secret Weapon! None
Frillish The inside of Frillish's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Two wild Frillish A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
Jessie's Frillish New Places... Familiar Faces! None
Vaporeon The inside of Vaporeon's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Virgil's Vaporeon Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad! Vaporeon cannot legally learn Bubble Beam in Generation V
Clauncher Clauncher shoots a beam of blue bubbles from one of its pincers at the opponent.
Rodman's Clauncher Going for the Gold! None
Lombre Lombre shoots a beam of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Multiple wild Lombre One for the Goomy! None
Crabrawler Crabrawler shoots a beam of blue bubbles from the inside of its pincers at the opponent.
Hala's Crabrawler Trial and Tribulation! None
Popplio Popplio shoots a stream of blue bubbles from in front of its nose at the opponent.
Lana's Popplio They Might Not Be Giants! None
Dewpider Dewpider shoots a stream of blue bubbles out of its stinger at the opponent.
A wild Dewpider Dewpider Ascending! None
Brionne Brionne shoots a stream of blue bubbles from in front of its nose at the opponent.
Lana's Brionne The One That Didn't Get Away! None
Tentacool Tentacool shoots a stream of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent
A wild Tentacool The Sinnoh Iceberg Race! None
Seismitoad Seismitoad shoots a stream of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
A wild Seismitoad Everybody's Doing the Underground Shuffle! None
Eevee Eevee shoots a stream of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Chloe's Eevee Nightfall? Nightmares! Used via Copycat
Alternate World Chloe's Eevee Showdown at the Gates of Warp! Used via Copycat
Krabby Krabby shoots a stream of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Goh's Krabby Trial on a Golden Scale! None


Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Barry Piplup Masters Trailer.png
Piplup


The user forcefully ejects a spray of bubbles at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Piplup Piplup opens its beak and releases a stream of blue bubbles at the opponent.
Barry's Piplup Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer None


Pokémon Evolutions

Barry Prinplup Bubble Beam Evolutions.png
Prinplup


The user forcefully ejects a spray of bubbles at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Prinplup Prinplup shoots a stream of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Barry's Prinplup The Rival Debut


In the manga

Ash & Pikachu


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


Magical Pokémon Journey


Movie adaptations


Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom


Pokémon Try Adventure


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 泡沫光線 Póuhmuht Gwōngsin *
泡末光線 Póuhmuht Gwōngsin *
Mandarin 泡沫光線 / 泡沫光线 Pàomò Guāngxiàn
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Bublifuk
Denmark Flag.png Danish Boblestråle
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bubbelstraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Kuplasäde
France Flag.png European French Bulles d'O
Germany Flag.png German Blubbstrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ακτίνα φυσαλίδων
Israel Flag.png Hebrew קרן בועות Keren Buhot
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bubble Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Bollaraggio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 거품광선 Geopumgwangseon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Boblestråle
Poland Flag.png Polish Bąbelkowy Promień*
Bańkowy Atak*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Jato de Bolhas (games, BW099-present, TCG, manga)
Rajada de Bolhas (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio de Bolhas (Pokémon Chronicles)
Jacto de Bolhas (Diamond and Pearl series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza de Bule
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Mlaz Mehurova
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Rayo Burbuja*
Bubblebeam* (DP105)
Spain Flag.png Spain Rayo Burbuja
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Bubbelstråle
Bubblor*
Thailand Flag.png Thai บับเบิ้ลบีม
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Baloncuk Işını
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tia Bong Bóng


Spin-off series games

Pokémon Masters EX

Tomboyish Mermaid Bubble Beam

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese おてんば人魚の バブルこうせん Otenba Ningyo no Bubble Kōsen
Mandarin Chinese 俏皮人魚之 泡沫光線 Qiàopí Rényú zhī Pàomò Guāngxiàn
France Flag.png French La sirène en short ! Bulles d'O !
Germany Flag.png German Blubbstrahl der kecken Meerjungfrau
Italy Flag.png Italian Bollaraggio della sirena maschiaccio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 말괄량이 인어의 거품광선 Malgwallyang-i Ineo ui Geopum Gwangseon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Burbuja Temperamental

Late Fee Bubble Beam

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese 罰金100万円分の バブルこうせん Bakkin Hyakuman Enbun no Baburu Kōsen
Mandarin Chinese 罰金一百萬之 泡沫光線 Fájīn Yībǎiwàn zhī Pàomò Guāngxiàn
France Flag.png French Pas de crédit ! Bulles d'O !
Germany Flag.png German Blubbstrahl der Millionenstrafe
Italy Flag.png Italian Bollaraggio della multa salatissima
South Korea Flag.png Korean 벌금 100만 원어치 거품광선 Beolgeum Baeng-man Woneochi Geopumgwangseon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Burbuja Castigador



Variations of the move Psybeam
PhysicalIC HOME.png Spark
SpecialIC HOME.png PsybeamBubble BeamAurora BeamSludge


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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