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Signal Beam (Japanese: シグナルビーム Signal Beam) is a damage-dealing Bug-type move introduced in Generation III.
Generations III to VII
Signal Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of confusing the target.
Signal Beam cannot be selected in a battle.
|| A strange beam attack that may confuse the foe.
|| The foe is hit with a flashing beam that may also cause confusion.
|| Fires a peculiar ray that may confuse the target.
| The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
| The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
|| This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.
In other games
- Gyms & Raids
- July 30, 2016
- February 16, 2017
- Power: 45 → 75
- Energy cost: 33 → 50
- Duration: 3.1 → 2.9 seconds
- Damage window: 2 - 3 → 1.8 - 2.6 seconds
|| Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also leave the target confused.
| Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Confused status condition.
|| Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also afflict the target with a Confused status condition.
|| はなれたポケモンに ダメージをあたえる いっていのかくりつで こんらんじょうたいにかえる
|| It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also cause the Confused status condition. The Confused status impairs its sense of direction.
|| It damages a Pokémon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy confused.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games
- Signal Beam is the only Platinum Move Tutor move that requires each kind of shard to learn. All others require only one, two, or three types of shards.
- Signal Beam is the only Bug-type move capable of inflicting confusion.
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