Luster Purge (move)

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Luster Purge
ラスターパージ Luster Purge
Luster Purge VIII.png
Luster Purge VIII 2.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
  • 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 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  Clever
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

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.

Effect

Generations III to VII

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

Luster Purge can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 2 bonus appeal points if Calm Mind was used in the previous turn.

Generation VIII

In Versions 1.0 to 1.2.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Luster Purge could not be selected in a battle. Starting with Version 1.3.0, it is usable and functions the same as it did in previous generations.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD 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.
DPPtHGSSPBR The user looses a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 The user lets loose a damaging burst of light. It may also reduce the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
The user lets loose a damaging burst of light. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
381 Latios Latios
DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 35 35 35 35XY
24ORAS
24 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 other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, and Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, Luster Purge is a move with 14 base power, 88% accuracy, and 12 PP. The user attacks enemy in the front, possibly lowering their Special Defense by one stage.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Special 3 100 120 100% An opponent Has a chance (50%) of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stat rank. Sygna Suit Brendan & Latios (Direct link)

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also lower the target's Special Defense by one level.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also reduce the target's Special Defense by 1 level.
BSL てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで とくぼうを 1だんかいさげる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It damages nearby enemies. It could also lower their Sp. Def.

Pokémon GO

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In Pokémon GO, Luster Purge is a Charged Attack that was made available on May 3, 2022.

GO Psychic.png Luster Purge
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 100
Energy cost 100 100
Duration 1.5 seconds
Damage window 0.5 - 1.5 seconds
Trainer Battles
Power 120
Energy cost 60 60
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 1 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 50%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
By Elite Charged TM
Latios
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None


In the anime

None.png Tobias Latios Luster Purge.png None.png None.png
Latios
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
Latios Latios Latios opens his mouth and white sparkles form and gather in front of him, forming together into a pink ball of energy. He then fires a massive pink beam from the ball at the opponent.
Tobias's Latios The Semi-Final Frontier! Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master!


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 潔淨光芒 Gitjihng Gwōngmòhng *
潔淨光澤 Gitjihng Gwōngjaahk *
Mandarin 潔淨光芒 / 洁净光芒 Jiéjìng Guāngmáng *
潔淨光澤 Jiéjìng Guāngzé *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Třpytivá čistka
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Schijnwerper
Finland Flag.png Finnish Hohtoisku
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 러스터퍼지 ReoseuteopeojiIX+
라스트버지 RaseuteubeojiIVVIII
Poland Flag.png Polish Czystka*
Jasny Połysk*
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Purga de Esplendor (games, TCG, manga)
Brilho Purificador (anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Depurar
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Blještavo pročišćavanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Resplandor
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Pháo Sáng Thanh Tẩy



Variations of the move Luster Purge
SpecialIC.png Luster PurgeMist Ball


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