Aurora Beam (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 24
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Level 1
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 24
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 30
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 16
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 16
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 36
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Level 24

Learnt by breeding

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