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 level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 35
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 37
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 42
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
Water 1, Field
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Water 1, Field
Horsea
#116 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
Seadra
#117 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
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
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Water 1, Dragon
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Water 1, Bug
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Water 1, Bug
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Water 1, Field
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Water 1, Field
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Water 1, Field
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 by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Signal Beam by the various move tutors in the games.

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Octillery
#224 / Water
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Minun
#312 / Electric
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Piplup
#393 / Water
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Accelgor
#617 / Bug
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel

Learnt by Move Tutor (Generation 4)

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Pikachu
#025 / Electric
Raichu
#026 / Electric
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Electabuzz
#125 / Electric
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Pichu
#172 / Electric
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Qwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Octillery
#224 / Water
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Elekid
#239 / Electric
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Plusle
#311 / Electric
Minun
#312 / Electric
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Piplup
#393 / Water
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Arceus
#493 / Normal