Sunsteel Strike (move)

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Sunsteel Strike
メテオドライブ Meteor Drive
Sunsteel Strike VII.png
Type  Steel
Category  Physical
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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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.


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


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


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
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.

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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