Signal Beam (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special Special
Power 75
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Signal Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of confusing the target.

Pokémon with the ability Own Tempo or those behind a Substitute cannot be confused.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A strange beam attack that may confuse the foe.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is hit with a flashing beam that may also cause confusion.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
X/Y The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Signal Beam 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.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 7
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 29
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 34
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 40
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Level 39
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 47
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 51
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 30
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 34
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 29
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 25
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 29
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 40
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 45

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Signal Beam as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Bug
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Bug
Seel
#086 / Water
Field, Water 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Field, Water 1
Horsea
#116 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Seadra
#117 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Water 2
Seaking
#119 / Water
Water 2
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Bug
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Bug
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Bug
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Bug, Water 1
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Bug, Water 1
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Field
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Field
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Field
Finneon
#456 / Water
Water 2
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Water 2
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Bug

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Signal Beam in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Blastoise
#009 / Water
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Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
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Pikachu
#025 / Electric
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Raichu
#026 / Electric
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Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
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Clefable
#036 / Fairy
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Psyduck
#054 / Water
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Golduck
#055 / Water
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Abra
#063 / Psychic
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Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
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Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
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Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
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Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
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Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
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Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
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Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
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Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
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Hypno
#097 / Psychic
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Voltorb
#100 / Electric
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Electrode
#101 / Electric
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Staryu
#120 / Water
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Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
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Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
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Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
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Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
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Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
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Vaporeon
#134 / Water
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Jolteon
#135 / Electric
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Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
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Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
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Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
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Mew
#151 / Psychic
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Pichu
#172 / Electric
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Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
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Togepi
#175 / Fairy
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Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
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Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
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Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
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Espeon
#196 / Psychic
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Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
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Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
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Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
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Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
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Stantler
#234 / Normal
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Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
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Elekid
#239 / Electric
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Raikou
#243 / Electric
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Suicune
#245 / Water
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Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
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Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
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Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
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Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
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Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
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Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
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Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
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Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
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Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
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Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
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Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
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Electrike
#309 / Electric
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Manectric
#310 / Electric
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Plusle
#311 / Electric
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Minun
#312 / Electric
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Spoink
#325 / Psychic
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Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
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Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
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Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
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Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
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Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
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Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
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Glalie
#362 / Ice
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Gorebyss
#368 / Water
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Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
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Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
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Regice
#378 / Ice
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Kyogre
#382 / Water
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Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
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Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
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Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
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Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
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Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
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Piplup
#393 / Water
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Prinplup
#394 / Water
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Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
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Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
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Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
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Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
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Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
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Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
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Chingling
#433 / Psychic
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Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
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Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
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Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
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Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
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Electivire
#466 / Electric
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Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
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Glaceon
#471 / Ice
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Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
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Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
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Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
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Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
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Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
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Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
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Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
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Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
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Uxie
#480 / Psychic
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Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
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Azelf
#482 / Psychic
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Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
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Phione
#489 / Water
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Manaphy
#490 / Water
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Arceus
#493 / Normal
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Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
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Watchog
#505 / Normal
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Munna
#517 / Psychic
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Musharna
#518 / Psychic
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Blitzle
#522 / Electric
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Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
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Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
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Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
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Audino
#531 / Normal
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Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
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Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
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Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
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Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
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Gothita
#574 / Psychic
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Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
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Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
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Solosis
#577 / Psychic
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Duosion
#578 / Psychic
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Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
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Vanillite
#582 / Ice
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Vanillish
#583 / Ice
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Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
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Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
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Klink
#599 / Steel
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Klang
#600 / Steel
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Klinklang
#601 / Steel
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Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
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Eelektross
#604 / Electric
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Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
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Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
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Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
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Shelmet
#616 / Bug
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Accelgor
#617 / Bug
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Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
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Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
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Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
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Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
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Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
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Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
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Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
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Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
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Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
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Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
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