Charge Beam (move)

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Move data

Type Electric
Category Special
Power 50
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM57
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM57
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM57
Sun/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 Pokemon.

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 The user attacks 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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 16
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
Level 16
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
Level 1
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
Level 13
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
Level 13
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
Level 1
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
Level 13
KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
Level 26
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
Level 26
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 25
TynamoTynamo
#602 / Electric
Level 1
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 1
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 28
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 34
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
Level 1

Learnt by TM

RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
PikachuPikachu
#025 / Electric
RaichuRaichu
#026 / Electric
Alolan RaichuRaichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
MagnemiteMagnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
MagnetonMagneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
PichuPichu
#172 / Electric
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
ZigzagoonZigzagoon
#263 / Normal
LinooneLinoone
#264 / Normal
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
BidoofBidoof
#399 / Normal
BibarelBibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
PachirisuPachirisu
#417 / Electric
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
MagnezoneMagnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
TynamoTynamo
#602 / Electric
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Thundurus (Incarnate Forme)Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
FurfrouFurfrou
#676 / Normal
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
SpritzeeSpritzee
#682 / Fairy
AromatisseAromatisse
#683 / Fairy
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
GrubbinGrubbin
#736 / Bug
CharjabugCharjabug
#737 / Bug · Electric
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
OranguruOranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Minior (Meteor Form)Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
TogedemaruTogedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Tapu LeleTapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
NihilegoNihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy