Sunsteel Strike (move)

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Sunsteel Strike
メテオドライブ Meteor Drive
Sunsteel Strike VII.png
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Type  Steel
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Sunsteel Strike (Japanese: メテオドライブ Meteor Drive) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature move of Solgaleo and Dusk Mane Necrozma.

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, it can be upgraded to the special Z-Move Searing Sunraze Smash by Solgaleo or Dusk Mane Necrozma holding Solganium Z.

Effect

Sunsteel Strike inflicts damage, ignoring the target's Ability.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM The user slams into the target with the force of a meteor. This move can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
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.


Form change

Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Dusk Mane Necrozma
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered Upon changing into this form
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

None.png Nebby Raidant Sun Phase.png Nebby Sunsteel Strike.png None.png
Radiant Sun phase Solgaleo
The user charges energy and slams into its target with the force of a meteor.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo changes to its Radiant Sun phase and charges into its target.
Nebby SM053 Debut

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 流星閃衝 Làuhsīng Símchūng
Mandarin 流星閃衝 / 流星闪冲 Liúxīng Shǎnchōng
France Flag.png French Choc Météore
Germany Flag.png German Stahlgestirn
Italy Flag.png Italian Astrocarica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메테오드라이브 Meteor Drive
Poland Flag.png Polish Słoneczne Uderzenie
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Ataque Solaraço
Russia Flag.png Russian Солнечно-Стальной Удар Solnechno-Stal'noy Udar
Spain Flag.png Spanish Meteoimpacto


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