Flash Cannon (move)

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Move data

Type Steel
Category Special Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM91
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM91
X/Y TM91

Effects

Flash Cannon deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X/Y The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flash Cannon at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 1
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 35
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 39
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 73
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 39
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Level 50
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 52
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 61

Learnt by TM

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Octillery
#224 / Water
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Clauncher
#692 / Water
Clawitzer
#693 / Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Volcanion
#720 / Fire · Water