Moongeist Beam (move)

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Moongeist Beam
シャドーレイ Shadow Ray
Moongeist Beam VII.png
Moongeist Beam VII 2.png
Type  Ghost
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Moongeist Beam (Japanese: シャドーレイ Shadow Ray) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature move of Lunala and Dawn Wings Necrozma.

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, it can be upgraded to the special Z-Move Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom by Lunala or Dawn Wings Necrozma holding Lunalium Z.


Moongeist Beam inflicts damage, ignoring the target's Ability.


Games Description
SM The user emits a sinister ray to attack the target. This move can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
792 Lunala Lunala
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Undiscovered Undiscovered 1, Evo.
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 languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 暗影之光 Amyíng-jī Gwōng
Mandarin 暗影之光 Ànyǐng-zhī Guāng
France Flag.png French Rayon Spectral
Germany Flag.png German Schattenstrahl
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggio d'Ombra
South Korea Flag.png Korean 섀도레이 Shadow Ray
Poland Flag.png Polish Księżycowy Promień
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Feixe Espectral
Russia Flag.png Russian Луч Лунного Духа Luch Lunnogo Dukha
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Umbrío

Variations of the move Sunsteel Strike
Physical Sunsteel Strike
Special Moongeist Beam
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