Charge Beam (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category   Special
Power 50
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM57
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM57
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM57
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM57

Effects

Charge Beam deals damage and has a 70% chance of raising the user's Special Attack by one stage.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Charge Beam turns into Gigavolt Havoc and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Charge Beam
Japanese チャージビーム (Charge Beam)
German Ladestrahl
French Rayon Chargé
Italian Raggioscossa
Spanish Rayo Carga

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user fires a concentrated bundle of electricity. It may also raise the user’s Sp. Atk stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks the target with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Charge 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.

Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 12
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 12
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 12
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 15
Necrozma
#800 / Psychic
Level 1