Aurora Beam (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Aurora Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Aurora Beam turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Aurora Beam
Japanese オーロラビーム (Aurora Beam)
German Aurorastrahl
French Onde Boréale
Italian Raggiaurora
Spanish Rayo Aurora

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may lower ATTACK.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Fires a rainbow-colored beam that may lower ATTACK.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A rainbow-colored attack beam. It may lower the foe’s ATTACK stat.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target’s Attack stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Aurora Beam at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 28
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 27
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 27
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 37
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 20
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 14
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 1
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 14
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 29
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Level 21
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Level 21
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Level 19
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 29
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 13
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 20
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 20
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Level 10
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 17

Learnt by breeding

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

Learnt in previous generations only

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

Staryu
#120 / Water
Gen 2 — Breeding
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Gen 2 — Breeding
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Gen 2 — Breeding