Solar Beam (move)

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Solar Beam
ソーラービーム Solar Beam
Solar Beam IX.png
Solar Beam IX 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Cool
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Earn +3 if no other Pokémon has chosen the same Judge.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Affected by how well the previous Pokémon's move went.

Solar Beam (Japanese: ソーラービーム Solar Beam), formatted as SolarBeam prior to Pokémon X and Y, is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation I.

It is:

Effect

151Mew.png This move effect may be in need of research.
Reason: Is the power of Solar Beam affected by shadowy aura (like it is by rain, hail and sandstorm)?
You can discuss this on the talk page.

Generation I

SolarBeam does nothing on the turn it is selected, other than state that the user has taken in sunlight. On the following turn, SolarBeam will inflict damage, PP will be deducted from it, and it will count as the last move used. Once SolarBeam is selected, the user will not be able to switch out until it is disrupted or fully executed.

If SolarBeam is not fully executed, PP will not be deducted from it, and it will not count as the last move used. If the target uses Mirror Move during the turn that the user takes in sunlight, Mirror Move will copy the move that the user executed immediately before using SolarBeam (or fail if it can't).

Sleep, freezing, binding, and flinching will pause, but not disrupt, the duration of SolarBeam.

In Pokémon Stadium, Mirror Move will copy SolarBeam on either of the turns it takes to execute.

Generation II

SolarBeam will not need a turn to charge if used during harsh sunlight. It will have its power halved if used during rain.

If the user is prevented from attacking with SolarBeam during harsh sunlight by conditions such as flinching, paralysis, and confusion, then PP will still be deducted regardless, due to the fact that SolarBeam was designed as a two-turn attack.

If SolarBeam is disrupted from succeeding due to conditions such as flinching, paralysis, or confusion, the entire move will now be cancelled rather than simply paused.

Generations III and IV

SolarBeam will also have its power halved if used during hail, fog or when a sandstorm is raging.

If a Pokémon holding a Power Herb uses SolarBeam, it will consume the Power Herb to execute SolarBeam in one turn. If there is harsh sunlight, the Power Herb will not be consumed.

SolarBeam can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 4 bonus appeal points if Growth or Sunny Day was used in the previous turn.

Generations V and VI

A minor change shows the charging half of SolarBeam's animation happening even if it is sunny, where previously it did not. The actual attack will happen immediately after.

Strong winds have no effect on Solar Beam's power.

Solar Beam can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if Sunny Day was used in the prior turn.

Generation VII

In Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, Solar Beam's power was increased from 120 to 200.

Generation VIII onwards

Solar Beam's power was changed back to 120.

Description

Games Description
Stad The strongest Grass-type attack. Energy is absorbed in the first turn, then fired the next turn.
Stad2 Strongest Grass-type attack. Energy is absorbed in the first turn, then fired on the next.
GSC 1st turn: Prepare 2nd turn: Attack
RSEColo.XD Absorbs light in one turn, then attacks next turn.*
Absorbs sunlight in the 1st turn, then attacks next turn.*
FRLG A 2-turn move that blasts the foe with absorbed energy in the 2nd turn.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the second turn.
XYORAS A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
SV The user gathers light on the first turn, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0001 Bulbasaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 48 46 46 - - - - - 36 36 36
0002 Ivysaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 54 56 56 44 44 44 44 56 50 50 50
0003 Venusaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass 65 65 65 53 53 53 53 71 58 58 58
0043 Oddish GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 46 - - - - - - - - - -
0044 Gloom GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 52 - - - - - - - - - -
0045 Vileplume GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass - - - 65 65 65XY
64ORAS
69 1 - - -
0102 Exeggcute GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass 42 43 43 43 43 43 43 48 55 55 55
0103 Exeggutor GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass - - - - - - - - 1 1 1
0103 Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass - - 1 1
0146 Moltres FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - - 71 71 71 71 64 - - -
0152 Chikorita GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 50 50 45 45 45 45 45 45
0153 Bayleef GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 55 55 54 54 54 54 54 54
0154 Meganium GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass 61 61 66 66 66 66 66 65
0182 Bellossom GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 55 55 - - - - - - -
0191 Sunkern GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass - - - 34B2W2 34 34 34 31
0192 Sunflora GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 46 42 41 41BW
34B2W2
34 34 34 31
0338 Solrock RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 43 53 53BW
45B2W2
45XY
41ORAS
41 40 40
0357 Tropius GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass 41 51 61 61XY
56ORAS
56 56 56
0383 Groudon GroundIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 65 65DPPt
80HGSS
80 80XY
60ORAS
60 81 81 81
0420 Cherubi GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass 37 37 37 37 45 45
0421 Cherrim GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass 43 43 43 43 55 55
0546 Cottonee GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy 46 46 46 48 48
0547 Whimsicott GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy - - - 1 1
0556 Maractus GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 50 50 50 48
0585 Deerling
Deerling
All forms
NormalIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Field Field 51 51 51 42
0586 Sawsbuck
Sawsbuck
All forms
NormalIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Field Field 60 60 60 52
0590 Foongus GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 43 43 43 44 44
0591 Amoonguss GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass 49 49 49 48 48
0615 Cryogonal IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral 53 53 50 56 56
0669 Flabébé
Flabébé
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 48 48 48
0670 Floette
Floette
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy 58 58 58
0670 Floette
Floette
Eternal Flower
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 58 58
0671 Florges
Florges
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy - - 1
0753 Fomantis GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 41 50 50
0754 Lurantis GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass - 1 1
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 47 63 63
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 80 80
0951 Capsakid GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass 48
0952 Scovillain GrassIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Grass Grass 48
0986 Brute Bonnet GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 91
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
0001 Bulbasaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0002 Ivysaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0003 Venusaur GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0006 Charizard FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon - - -
0012 Butterfree BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0015 Beedrill BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug - -
0035 Clefairy FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0036 Clefable FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0038 Ninetales FireIC Big.png Field Field - - -
0038 Ninetales
Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field - - -
0039 Jigglypuff NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0040 Wigglytuff NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Fairy Fairy
0043 Oddish GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0044 Gloom GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0045 Vileplume GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0046 Paras BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass
0047 Parasect BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Grass
0048 Venonat BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0049 Venomoth BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field - - -
0059 Arcanine
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Field Field
0069 Bellsprout GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0070 Weepinbell GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0071 Victreebel GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0077 Ponyta FireIC Big.png Field Field - -
0078 Rapidash FireIC Big.png Field Field - -
0100 Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0101 Electrode
Electrode
Hisuian Form
ElectricIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0102 Exeggcute GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass -
0103 Exeggutor GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0103 Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Alolan Form
GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0108 Lickitung NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster - -
0113 Chansey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0114 Tangela GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0115 Kangaskhan NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster - -
0122 Mr. Mime PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0122 Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0128 Tauros NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0131 Lapras WaterIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Water 1 - - - - - - - - -
0137 Porygon NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral - -
0143 Snorlax NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0146 Moltres FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - - -
0150 Mewtwo PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0151 Mew PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0152 Chikorita GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0153 Bayleef GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0154 Meganium GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0157 Typhlosion FireIC Big.png Field Field - -
0157 Typhlosion
Typhlosion
Hisuian Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0161 Sentret NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0162 Furret NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0165 Ledyba BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0166 Ledian BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0167 Spinarak BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0168 Ariados BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0173 Cleffa FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0174 Igglybuff NormalIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0175 Togepi FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0176 Togetic FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
0177 Natu PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0178 Xatu PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0182 Bellossom GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0187 Hoppip GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0188 Skiploom GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0189 Jumpluff GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0190 Aipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0191 Sunkern GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0192 Sunflora GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0193 Yanma BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0204 Pineco BugIC Big.png Bug Bug
0205 Forretress BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0206 Dunsparce NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0209 Snubbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy -
0210 Granbull FairyIC Big.png Field Fairy -
0219 Magcargo FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous - -
0228 Houndour DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0229 Houndoom DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
0233 Porygon2 NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral -
0234 Stantler NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0241 Miltank NormalIC Big.png Field Field -
0242 Blissey NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0244 Entei FireIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0251 Celebi PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0252 Treecko GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0253 Grovyle GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0254 Sceptile GrassIC Big.png Monster Dragon
0257 Blaziken FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field -
0267 Beautifly BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0269 Dustox BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0270 Lotad WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
0271 Lombre WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
0272 Ludicolo WaterIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 1 Grass
0273 Seedot GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0274 Nuzleaf GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
0275 Shiftry GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
0283 Surskit BugIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0284 Masquerain BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Water 1 Bug
0285 Shroomish GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
0286 Breloom GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0287 Slakoth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0288 Vigoroth NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0289 Slaking NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0290 Nincada BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0291 Ninjask BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0292 Shedinja BugIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0293 Whismur NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
0294 Loudred NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
0295 Exploud NormalIC Big.png Monster Field
0300 Skitty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0301 Delcatty NormalIC Big.png Field Fairy
0303 Mawile SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Fairy
0306 Aggron SteelIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Monster Monster
0313 Volbeat BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
0314 Illumise BugIC Big.png Bug Human-Like
0315 Roselia GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0316 Gulpin PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0317 Swalot PoisonIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
0323 Camerupt FireIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field -
0324 Torkoal FireIC Big.png Field Field -
0328 Trapinch GroundIC Big.png Bug Dragon -
0329 Vibrava GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0330 Flygon GroundIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Bug Dragon
0331 Cacnea GrassIC Big.png Grass Human-Like
0332 Cacturne GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Grass Human-Like
0333 Swablu NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0334 Altaria DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0335 Zangoose NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0338 Solrock RockIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0343 Baltoy GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0344 Claydol GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0345 Lileep RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0346 Cradily RockIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3
0351 Castform NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
0352 Kecleon NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0357 Tropius GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0380 Latias DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0381 Latios DragonIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0383 Groudon GroundIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0384 Rayquaza DragonIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0386 Deoxys
Deoxys
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0387 Turtwig GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0388 Grotle GrassIC Big.png Monster Grass
0389 Torterra GrassIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0392 Infernape FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
0406 Budew GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0407 Roserade GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Fairy Grass
0413 Wormadam
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0413 Wormadam
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
BugIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - - -
0413 Wormadam
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Bug Bug - - - -
0414 Mothim BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0420 Cherubi GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
0421 Cherrim GrassIC Big.png Fairy Grass
0424 Ambipom NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0427 Buneary NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0428 Lopunny NormalIC Big.png Field Human-Like
0436 Bronzor SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0437 Bronzong SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0439 Mime Jr. PsychicIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0440 Happiny NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0446 Munchlax NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0455 Carnivine GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0459 Snover GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0460 Abomasnow GrassIC Big.png
IceIC Big.png
Monster Grass
0463 Lickilicky NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster
0465 Tangrowth GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0467 Magmortar FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
0468 Togekiss FairyIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Fairy
0469 Yanmega BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0470 Leafeon GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0474 Porygon-Z NormalIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0480 Uxie PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0485 Heatran FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0488 Cresselia PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0492 Shaymin
Shaymin
All available forms
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0493 Arceus
Arceus
All available forms
NormalIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0494 Victini PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0495 Snivy GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0496 Servine GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0497 Serperior GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0498 Tepig FireIC Big.png Field Field
0499 Pignite FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0500 Emboar FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0511 Pansage GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0512 Simisage GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0513 Pansear FireIC Big.png Field Field
0514 Simisear FireIC Big.png Field Field
0526 Gigalith RockIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0531 Audino NormalIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0540 Sewaddle BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0541 Swadloon BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0542 Leavanny BugIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0543 Venipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0544 Whirlipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0545 Scolipede BugIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0546 Cottonee GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy
0547 Whimsicott GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Fairy
0548 Petilil GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0549 Lilligant GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0549 Lilligant
Lilligant
Hisuian Form
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0554 Darumaka FireIC Big.png Field Field
0554 Darumaka
Darumaka
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
0555 Darmanitan FireIC Big.png Field Field
0555 Darmanitan
Darmanitan
Galarian Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
0556 Maractus GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0557 Dwebble BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
0558 Crustle BugIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Bug Mineral
0561 Sigilyph PsychicIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0569 Garbodor PoisonIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0585 Deerling
Deerling
All forms
NormalIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Field Field
0586 Sawsbuck
Sawsbuck
All forms
NormalIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Field Field
0587 Emolga ElectricIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Field Field - - -
0590 Foongus GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0591 Amoonguss GrassIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0597 Ferroseed GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0598 Ferrothorn GrassIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Grass Mineral
0607 Litwick GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0608 Lampent GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0609 Chandelure GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0615 Cryogonal IceIC Big.png Mineral Mineral
0623 Golurk GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0631 Heatmor FireIC Big.png Field Field
0636 Larvesta BugIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0637 Volcarona BugIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0640 Virizion GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0643 Reshiram DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0649 Genesect
Genesect
All forms
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0650 Chespin GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0651 Quilladin GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0652 Chesnaught GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
0653 Fennekin FireIC Big.png Field Field
0654 Braixen FireIC Big.png Field Field
0655 Delphox FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0663 Talonflame FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0666 Vivillon
Vivillon
All forms
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0667 Litleo FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0668 Pyroar
Pyroar
All forms
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
0669 Flabébé
Flabébé
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0670 Floette
Floette
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0670 Floette
Floette
Eternal Flower
FairyIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0671 Florges
Florges
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Fairy
0672 Skiddo GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0673 Gogoat GrassIC Big.png Field Field
0695 Heliolisk ElectricIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Monster Dragon - -
0708 Phantump GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0709 Trevenant GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
0710 Pumpkaboo
Pumpkaboo
All forms
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0711 Gourgeist
Gourgeist
All forms
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
0714 Noibat FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0715 Noivern FlyingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Flying Dragon
0721 Volcanion FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0722 Rowlet GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0723 Dartrix GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0724 Decidueye GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0724 Decidueye
Decidueye
Hisuian Form
GrassIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
0738 Vikavolt BugIC Big.png
ElectricIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0743 Ribombee BugIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Bug Fairy
0753 Fomantis GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0754 Lurantis GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0755 Morelull GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0756 Shiinotic GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0761 Bounsweet GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0762 Steenee GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0763 Tsareena GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0764 Comfey FairyIC Big.png Grass Grass
0774 Minior
Minior
All forms
RockIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0776 Turtonator FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0780 Drampa NormalIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
0781 Dhelmise GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0787 Tapu Bulu GrassIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0791 Solgaleo PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0792 Lunala PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0796 Xurkitree ElectricIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0797 Celesteela SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0800 Necrozma
Necrozma
All available forms
PsychicIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0801 Magearna
Magearna
All forms
SteelIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0806 Blacephalon FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered -
0809 Melmetal SteelIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0810 Grookey GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0811 Thwackey GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0812 Rillaboom GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0825 Dottler BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0826 Orbeetle BugIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0829 Gossifleur GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0830 Eldegoss GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0839 Coalossal RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0841 Flapple GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
0842 Appletun GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
0851 Centiskorch FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug
0866 Mr. Rime IceIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0869 Alcremie
Alcremie
All forms
FairyIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
0884 Duraludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
0887 Dragapult DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon
0889 Zamazenta
Zamazenta
All forms
FightingIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0890 Eternatus PoisonIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0893 Zarude
Zarude
All forms
DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0898 Calyrex
Calyrex
All forms
PsychicIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0899 Wyrdeer NormalIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
0906 Sprigatito GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0907 Floragato GrassIC Big.png Field Grass
0908 Meowscarada GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Grass
0911 Skeledirge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field
0928 Smoliv GrassIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0929 Dolliv GrassIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0930 Arboliva GrassIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0936 Armarouge FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
0946 Bramblin GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0947 Brambleghast GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0948 Toedscool GroundIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0949 Toedscruel GroundIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0951 Capsakid GrassIC Big.png Grass Grass
0952 Scovillain GrassIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Grass Grass
0970 Glimmora RockIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
0982 Dudunsparce
Dudunsparce
All forms
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
0986 Brute Bonnet GrassIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
0994 Iron Moth FireIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1001 Wo-Chien DarkIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1007 Koraidon FightingIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1008 Miraidon ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1010 Iron Leaves GrassIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1011 Dipplin GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
1012 Poltchageist
Poltchageist
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1013 Sinistcha
Sinistcha
All forms
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
1017 Ogerpon
Ogerpon
All forms
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1018 Archaludon SteelIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
1019 Hydrapple GrassIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Grass Dragon
1021 Raging Bolt ElectricIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered
1024 Terapagos NormalIC 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.


Special move

Generation III

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0273 Seedot GrassIC Big.png Field Grass Mass outbreak - Route 120
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0108 Lickitung NormalIC Big.png Monster Monster My Pokémon Ranch
0467 Magmortar FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like Heated Secret GiftPBR
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

The user gains the Solar Beam status condition on the first turn, and unleashes the move on the next turn. In Sunny weather or in Extremely Harsh Sunlight, the move will skip its charging phase and fire immediately. Its damage will be reduced in Rain, Heavy Rain, Hail, or a Sandstorm.

In the Rescue Team, Explorers, and Adventure Squad series, the move's damage is doubled at the end of damage calculation. This damage modifier will not occur in Rain, Hail, or a Sandstorm (effectively halving the damage dealt).

Being a two-turn move, this move cannot be linked. Solar Beam cannot be used in a Pokémon Tower in the Adventure Squad series.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 24 - 9 - 100% - Front Enemy Yes
MDTDS 24 - 9 - 100% - Front Enemy Yes
BSL 24 - 9 - 100% - Front Enemy Yes
MDGtI 50 99 13 50 100% - 10 tiles away All Yes
SMD 40 50 10 30 100% - 4 tiles away Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Super Smash Bros. series

Ivysaur uses Solar Beam as part of Pokémon Trainer's Final Smash, Triple Finish.

Pokémon GO

GO Grass.png Solar Beam
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 180
Energy cost 100
Duration 4.9 seconds
Damage window 2.7 - 4.7 seconds
Solar Beam GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 150
Energy cost 80
Secondary effect ?
Effect chance ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
IvysaurVenusaurNinetalesVileplumeParasectVictreebelExeggutor (Alolan Form)ExeggutorTangelaPorygonMewMeganiumTyphlosionJumpluffSunfloraPorygon2Ho-OhLudicoloCameruptTorkoalSolrockCastformLatiosGroudonGrotleTorterraInfernapeRoseradeCherrimCherrimLickilickyTangrowthLeafeonPorygon-ZShaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin (Sky Forme)SimisageGigalithLilligantMaractusSawsbuck (Spring Form)Sawsbuck (Summer Form)Sawsbuck (Autumn Form)Sawsbuck (Winter Form)CryogonalVolcaronaChesnaughtPyroarPyroarTapu BuluSolgaleo
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Power: 65 → 120
  • February 16, 2017
    • Power: 120 → 180
    • Damage window: 3.1 - 4.8 → 2.7 - 4.7 seconds

Pokémon Rumble Rush

GrassIC RR.png Solar Beam
★★★★★
Attack power 111.3908
Charge time 1.26 seconds
Range type Circular (ranged)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect None
Solar Beam Rumble Rush.png

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Special 2 125 150 100% An opponent The user gets ready to attack. Using this move again will cause the user to leave this posture, then attack. No other actions can be taken while ready to attack. The preparation period is skipped when the weather is sunny, and the user will attack right away. Silver & Ho-Oh
Maxie & Groudon
Scottie/Bettie & Strike Bulbasaur/Ivysaur/Venusaur Egg
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0*: ...Using this move again will cause the user to attack. ...The preparation period is skipped if the weather is sunny, and the user can attack right away.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Solar Beam is Venusaur's second move. It is obtained by reaching level 7 as Ivysaur and upgrading Razor Leaf into it instead of Petal Dance. The user fires a beam of light in the designated direction, damaging enemies over time. It is randomly divided into several distinct hits, with 10 ticks of damage divided among these hits. Half of the ticks deal damage solely based on the enemies' Max HP. At level 13, the cast and cooldown times are reduced by 3s.

Description

Games Description
MDRB The user gains the Solarbeam status, making it attack strongly on the next turn. It is not possible to link this move.
MDTDS Gives the user a SolarBeam status, which causes the Pokémon to charge power for 1 turn, then try a powerful attack on the next turn. During a Sunny condition, it charges for an immediate attack. You can't link this move.
BSL ソーラービームじょうたいになり ちからをため つぎのこうどうで いりょくのたかい こうげきを くりだす てんきが『ひざしがつよい』のときには ためずに 1ターンでくりだせる このわざは ポケモンタワーでは くりだせない
MDGtI You'll get the SolarBeam status, which lets you charge power, then try a powerful attack. Under a Sunny condition, it charges for an immediate attack on the first turn.
SMD You'll get the Solar Beam status condition, which lets you charge power to try a powerful attack on the next turn. When it's sunny, it charges for an immediate attack on the first turn. But during rain, hail, or a sandstorm, the damage will be reduced!
MDRTDX You'll get the Solar Beam status condition, which lets you charge power to try a powerful attack on the next turn. During Sunny weather or in Extremely Harsh Sunlight, it charges for an immediate attack on the first turn. But during Rain, Heavy Rain, Hail, or a Sandstorm, the damage will be reduced.


In the anime

Main series

Vincent Meganium SolarBeam.png
Meganium
Primal Groudon Solar Beam.png
Primal Groudon
Tapu Bulu Solar Beam.png
Tapu Bulu
Drew Roselia SolarBeam.png
Roselia
The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam of energy.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur gathers light in its bulb, which starts to glow yellow. It then fires a blue, white, or yellow beam of energy from its bulb at the opponent.
Ash's Bulbasaur Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden Debut
Shauna's Bulbasaur Day Three Blockbusters! None
Gloom Gloom draws sunlight into the pistil of the flower on its head. In front of the flower appears a golden ball of light, which Gloom fires a beam of energy from at the opponent; or, Gloom draws sunlight into the pistil of the flower on its head. It then fires a white beam of energy from the pistil at the opponent.
Florinda's Gloom Make Room for Gloom None
Gulzar's Gloom Pokémon Food Fight! None
Ivysaur Ivysaur gathers sunlight into the flower bud on its back, points it at the opponent, and fires a white or light green beam of energy at the opponent. Sometimes, when the beam is finished charging, the whole flower glows white.
Assunta's Ivysaur Friends to the End None
Crystal's Ivysaur Putting the Air Back in Aerodactyl! None
A Coordinator's Ivysaur Playing the Performance Encore! None
Shauna's Ivysaur Performing a Pathway to the Future! None
Multiple wild Ivysaur Ivysaur's Mysterious Tower! None
Venusaur The inside of the flower on Venusaur's back glows white as sunlight is gathered in it. Venusaur then fires a white beam of energy from it at the opponent; or, Venusaur's flower closes and yellow and green orbs of energy cover it, as sunlight is absorbed inside of it. The flower then opens and it releases a yellow beam of energy from it at the opponent. Sometimes, when the beam is ready, the whole flower glows white.
Drake's Venusaur Enter the Dragonite None
Gan Gogh's Venusaur The Light Fantastic None
A Venusaur James borrowed from the Battle Park One Trick Phony! None
A wild Venusaur Grass Hysteria! None
Spenser's Venusaur Ka Boom with a View! None
Nihei's Venusaur The Legend of the Ninja Hero! None
Corey's Venusaur I Choose You! None
Professor Kukui's Venusaur A Full Battle Bounty! None
Sunflora One by one, the front petals on Sunflora's head start to glow white. When all petals are glowing, its face glows white and it fires a massive beam of white energy at the opponent; or, Sunflora forms an orb of white and yellow energy in front of its forehead. It then fires a white and yellow beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Sonrisa's Sunny Grin to Win None
Ramos's multiple Sunflora Thawing an Icy Panic! None
Oddish Oddish gathers sunlight in its leaves and then fires a massive white beam of energy from the front of the leaves at the opponent.
Mariah's Oddish Foul Weather Friends None
Skiploom Skiploom gathers energy in the middle of the flower on its head. It then fires a massive beam of energy once the middle of the flower turns white.
Ephraim's Skippy The Grass Route None
Meganium Meganium gathers energy in the flower around its neck. When it's done, the flower glows white and it fires a white beam from its mouth; or, the flower around Meganium's neck glows light green as it forms a yellow-green orb of energy. Once the ball in front of its mouth grows big enough, it fires a yellow-green beam of energy at the opponent.
Vincent's Meganium The Legend of Thunder! None
Casey's Meganium Here's Lookin' at You, Elekid None
Oliver's Stanium Dreams Are Made of These! None
Roselia Roselia sticks its hands up in the air and a white energy ball collects in the flowers. It then shoots the ball as a beam of white energy at the opponent.
Drew's Roselia Now That's Flower Power! None
Nando's Roselia Dawn of a New Era! None
Grovyle The long leaf on Grovyle's head sparkles and it glows white. It then fires a white beam of energy from the base of the leaf.
Natasha's Grovyle What You Seed is What You Get None
Shedinja The halo over Shedinja's head glows white and it gathers energy in it. Then, the halo points upward and fires a white beam of energy at the opponent from it.
Colonel Hansen's Shedinja The Princess and the Togepi None
Skitty Skitty gathers energy in the pink part of its tail and fires a white beam of energy from the tip of its tail at the opponent; or, Skitty lifts its paw into the air, and a white orb of energy forms around it. It then points the ball at the opponent and fires a white beam of energy from the ball.
Dr. Abby's Johnny Delcatty Got Your Tongue None
May's Skitty Deceit and Assist Used via Assist
Delcatty Delcatty gathers energy in the purple fluff on its tail before it fires a white beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Dr. Abby's Johnny Delcatty Got Your Tongue None
Solrock The top rock on Solrock's head glows white and it gathers energy there. Then, a white ball of energy appears in front of it and Solrock fires a white beam of energy from the ball; or, Solrock creates a yellow ball of energy in front of its body and fires a yellow beam of energy from the ball at the opponent.
A wild Solrock Take the Lombre Home None
Tate's Solrock It's Still Rocket Roll to Me! None
Brandon's Solrock Pace - The Final Frontier! None
Groudon Groudon gathers energy in the top of its head. It then fires a white beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Groudon (Ruby and Sapphire series) A Scuffle of Legends None
An illusion created by Mismagius Malice in Wonderland! None
Altaria Altaria gathers energy in its mouth and fires a white beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Drake's Altaria Vanity Affair None
Mawile Mawile gathers energy in the white spot on its steel jaws. The spot glows white when it's done, and Mawile fires a white beam of energy from its steel jaws.
Samantha's Mawile Once in a Mawile None
Tropius Tropius's whole body or the leaves on its back glows brightly as it gathers energy. It then fires a white, light green, or golden beam of energy out of its mouth at the opponent.
Dominick's Tropius From Brags to Riches None
A Trainer's Tropius Lucario and the Mystery of Mew None
Two mirage Tropius merged with a mirage Mewtwo The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
A Coordinator's Tropius May, We Harley Drew'd Ya! None
Sceptile Sceptile gathers sunlight in its tail, and when the attack is ready, its tail glows white. It then fires a white beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent; or, Sceptile gathers energy in the seeds on its back, and Sceptile fires a white beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Tyson's Sceptile Shocks and Bonds None
Ash's Sceptile Ka Boom with a View! None
Clefairy Clefairy gathers energy in its mouth and fires a white beam of energy from it at the opponent.
Multiple wild Clefairy A Real Cleffa-Hanger Used via Metronome
Munchlax Munchlax gathers sunlight in its mouth. It then fires a white beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent. If there is harsh sunlight, the beam will be fired immediately.
May's Munchlax A Real Cleffa-Hanger Used via Metronome
May's Munchlax May's Egg-Cellent Adventure! First revealed in Deceit and Assist
Vileplume Vileplume fires a white beam of energy from the center of the flower on its head at the opponent; or, the flower on Vileplume's head flashes gold and it fired a golden beam of energy from the middle of the flower on its head at the opponent.
Nicolette's Vileplume May's Egg-Cellent Adventure None
Jessebelle's Vileplume The Treasure is All Mine! None
Exploud Exploud opens its mouth and white energy gathers inside the air tubes on its head. A white ball of energy then appears in front of Exploud's mouth and it fires a white beam of energy from the ball at the opponent.
A wild Exploud Pikachu's Island Adventure None
Chansey Chansey raises her hands and creates a white orb of energy above her head. She then lowers her hands and fires a white beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Nurse Joy's Chansey Overjoyed! None
Budew Budew opens up the bud on top of its head and gathers energy in it. Then, a white orb of energy appears in between them when the Solar Beam is finished charging, and it fires a white beam from the orb at the opponent. If there is harsh sunlight, the beam will be fired immediately.
Nando's Budew Dawn of a New Era! Enhanced by Sunny Day
Cherubi The two large leaves on Cherubi's head glow white and it gathers energy in them. It then fires a white or golden beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent. If there is harsh sunlight, the beam will be fired immediately.
Gardenia's Cherubi The Grass Menagerie! Enhanced by harsh sunlight
Marilyn's Cherubi Battling a Cute Drama! None
Torterra Torterra gathers energy and fires a white beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Maury's Torterra The Rise of Darkrai None
Beautifly Beautifly's wings glow white as it gathers energy in them. It then waves its wings forward and releases a white energy beam from its wings at the opponent; or, Beautifly's wings glow light green as it gathers energy in them. Then, a light green ball of energy appears in front of its mouth and it fires a light green beam of energy from the ball at the opponent.
Aaron's Beautifly A Trainer and Child Reunion! None
Kiko's Beautifly Arceus and the Jewel of Life None
Zangoose Zangoose's tail glows white as it draws energy into it. It then releases a bright yellow beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Crimson's Zangoose Beating the Hustle and Bustle! None
Chikorita Chikorita lifts the leaf on its head and the leaf starts to glow gold as it absorbs sunlight. Then, Chikorita's whole body flashes gold and it fires a white beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Lyra's Chikorita Bagged Then Tagged! None
Baltoy The spike on Baltoy's head starts to glow gold as it absorbs sunlight. Then, a golden orb of energy appears in front of Baltoy's body and it fires a golden beam of energy from the ball at the opponent.
Buck's Baltoy Bucking the Treasure Trend! None
Roserade Roserade holds its arms above its head and the flowers on the end of its arms start to glow gold as it gathers energy. The flowers return to normal color when the energy is gathered, and a gold orb of energy appears in front of Roserade's flowers. It then fires a golden beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Nando's Roserade League Unleashed! None
Pansage The bush on Pansage's head starts to sparkle light blue as it gathers energy from the sunlight. Pansage then holds its hands up when it is finished gathering energy and the bush becomes surrounded by a bright gold orb of energy. Pansage then takes the orb in its hands and it starts to glow even brighter. It then thrusts the orb forward and releases a bright yellow beam of energy from the orb at the opponent; or, the bush on Pansage's head starts to sparkle light blue as it gathers energy from the sunlight. When it is finished gathering energy, it then holds out one of its hands and a golden orb of energy appears in front of it. Pansage then fires a beam of golden energy from the orb at the opponent.
Cilan's Pansage Triple Leaders, Team Threats! None
Whirlipede The front two antennae on Whirlipede's body start to glow gold as it gathers energy from the sun. As it does, golden energy starts to form in between the two antennae, which eventually form into a glowing white orb of energy with another orb of energy around it. Whirlipede then fires a powerful golden beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Burgh's Whirlipede Battling For The Love of Bug-Types! None
Audino Audino puts its hands together and forms a bright gold orb of energy in between them. Audino then brings its hands forward and fires a bright gold beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
A Trainer's Audino Where Did You Go, Audino? None
Pansear Pansear opens its arms, closes its eyes, and faces towards the sky. The tuft on its head then starts to sparkle with silver sparkles as it gathers energy. Pansear then reaches its arms up in front of the tuft of hair and a golden light appears in between its hands, which forms into a bright golden orb with a bigger transparent gold energy orb around it. Pansear then puts its arms down and holds them at its side. As it moves its hands, the orb stays in the middle of them. Pansear then thrusts its arms forward, firing a powerful golden beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Chili's Pansear A Call for Brotherly Love! None
Serperior Serperior fires a bright gold beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Trip's Serperior Jostling for the Junior Cup! None
Amoonguss Amoonguss puts its hands together and forms a bright gold orb of energy in between them. Amoonguss then brings its hands forward and fires a bright gold beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Three wild Amoonguss Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! None
Scolipede The front two antennae on Scolipede's head start to glow gold as it gathers energy. As it does, golden energy starts to form in between the two antennae, which eventually form into a glowing white orb of energy with another orb of energy around it. Scolipede then fires a powerful golden blast from the orb at the opponent.
A wild Scolipede Team Plasma's Pokémon Manipulation! None
Vivillon Vivillon's wings glow yellow as it gathers sunlight. A yellow ball of energy forms in between its antennae and it fires a beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Viola's Vivillon A Blustery Santalune Gym Battle! None
Groudon Primal Groudon glows a faint greenish yellow. Numerous green and yellow balls of energy appear and float around Primal Groudon as a larger energy ball forms inside its mouth and it fires a green beam of energy at the opponent.
Groudon (XY series) Mega Evolution Special III None
Florges Florges glows a faint yellow. Numerous yellow balls of energy appear and float around Florges as a larger ball of energy forms in front of her head and she fires a beam of energy at the opponent. The surrounding flowers in the field then fire some extra beams of energy at the opponent.
Florges (anime) Defending the Homeland! Powered up by Grassy Terrain
Ludicolo Yellow, green, and white-colored orbs of energy shine from Ludicolo's head, with a white glow flashing as this happens. Ludicolo opens its mouth and a light yellow and white ball of energy appears in front of its mouth. It grows bigger as the orbs disappear and then turns into a beam of energy that is fired toward the opponent.
Tierno's Ludicolo Valuable Experience for All! None
Fomantis The top of Fomantis's head glows a faint yellow. Numerous yellow balls of energy appear and float around Fomantis as a larger ball of energy forms at the top of its head and it fires a beam of energy at the opponent.
Three wild Fomantis Currying Favor and Flavor! None
Lilligant The top of Lilligant's head glows a faint yellow. Numerous yellow balls of energy appear and float around Lilligant as a larger ball of energy forms at the top of her head and she fires a beam of energy at the opponent.
Lusamine's Lilligant 10,000,000 Reasons to Fight! None
Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu's hands become surrounded by yellow orbs of sunlight. It then puts its hands together, turning the orbs into one bigger orb. It then fires a beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Tapu Bulu (anime) Some Kind of Laziness! None
Snubbull Snubbull opens its mouth and fires a light yellow beam of energy from it at the opponent.
A Trainer's Snubbull A Little Rocket R & R! None
Lurantis Lurantis's body glows a faint yellow. Numerous yellow balls of energy appear and float around Lurantis as a larger ball of energy forms in front of its body and it fires a beam of energy at the opponent.
Team Rocket's Lurantis Suffering the Flings and Arrows! None


Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP051 Solar Beam Ash's Pokédex Solar Beam, Bulbasaur's strongest attack. Light is collected and formed into a powerful beam with intensive force.

Pokémon Generations

Primal Groudon charging Solar Beam PG.png
Charging
Primal Groudon Solar Beam PG.png
Firing the blast
The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Groudon Primal Groudon opens its mouth, and light yellow energy starts gathering inside of it. It then fires a beam of yellow energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Groudon in Courtney's vision The Vision Debut


In the manga

Aim to Be a Card Master!!


Ash & Pikachu


The Electric Tale of Pikachu


Movie adaptations


Phantom Thief Pokémon 7


Pocket Monsters XY: The Legend of the Pokémon Dragon King

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Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl


Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!


Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


In other generations

Core series games

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Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In Generation I only, Exeggcute can learn SolarBeam by leveling up, but not by TM.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 日光束 Yahtgwōngchūk *
陽光烈焰 Yèuhnggwōng Lihtyihm *
Mandarin 日光束 Rìguāngshù *
陽光烈焰 / 阳光烈焰 Yángguāng Lièyàn *
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Sluneční paprsek
Denmark Flag.png Danish Solstråle
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zonnestraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Auringonsäde
Aurinkosäde
Valonsäde
Valomäjäys (AG)
France Flag.png French Lance-Soleil
Germany Flag.png German Solarstrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ηλιαχτίδα Eliachtída
Israel Flag.png Hebrew קרן סולארית Keren Solarit
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Napfény csapás
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Solar Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Solarraggio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 솔라빔 Sollabim
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Solarstråle
Poland Flag.png Polish Słoneczny Promień
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio Solar (games, anime, HeartGold & SoulSilver-present, manga, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Raio de Sol (Base Set)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio Solar
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza Solară
Izbucnirea Solară
Russia Flag.png Russian Солнечный Луч Solnechnyy Luch
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Solarni Zrak
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Solar
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Solstråle
Solljusstråle*
Thailand Flag.png Thai โซล่าร์บีม
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Güneş Işını
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tia Mặt Trời


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