Charge Beam (move)

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
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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Charge 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.

Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 16
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Level 16
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 1
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Level 13
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 1
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 13
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 1
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Level 13
Klink
#599 / Steel
Level 26
Klang
#600 / Steel
Level 26
Klinklang
#601 / Steel
Level 25
Tynamo
#602 / Electric
Level 1
Eelektrik
#603 / Electric
Level 1
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 28
Dedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Level 34
Necrozma
#800 / Psychic
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Regice
#378 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
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
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Thundurus
Incarnate Forme
#642 / Electric · Flying
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Grubbin
#736 / Bug
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying