Flash Cannon (move)

Move data

Type Steel
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM91
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM91
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM91
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM91
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM54
Sword​/​Shield TR70

Effects

Flash Cannon deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Steelium Z and uses its Z-Power, Flash Cannon turns into Corkscrew Crash and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Flash Cannon
Japanese ラスターカノン (Luster Cannon)
German Lichtkanone
French Luminocanon
Italian Cannonflash
Spanish Foco Resplandor

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it all at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sword​/​Shield The user gathers all its light energy and releases it all at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flash Cannon 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.

Blastoise
#009 / Water
Level 1
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Level 32
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Level 34
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 34
Ferroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
Level 20
Ferrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
Level 20
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Level 36
Solgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 28
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Level 72
Meltan
#808 / Steel
Level 40
Melmetal
#809 / Steel
Level 40
Duraludon
#884 / Steel · Dragon
Level 54

Learnt by TR

Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
Meltan
#808 / Steel
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel