Ice Beam (move)

Move data

Type Ice
Category   Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM13
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM13
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM13
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM13
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM13
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM13
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM55

Effects

Ice Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of freezing the target.

Ice type Pokémon, those with the ability Magma Armor or those behind a Substitute cannot be frozen.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Ice Beam has base power 95.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Icium Z and uses its Z-Power, Ice Beam turns into Subzero Slammer and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Ice Beam
Japanese れいとうビーム (Reitō Beam)
German Eisstrahl
French Laser Glace
Italian Geloraggio
Spanish Rayo Hielo

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may freeze the foe.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Blasts the foe with an icy beam that may freeze it.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is struck with an icy beam. It may freeze the foe solid.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. It may also freeze the target solid.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
Sword​/​Shield The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Ice 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.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 36
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Level 1
Seel
#086 / Water
Level 47
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 55
Shellder
#090 / Water
Level 52
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Level 32
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 71
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 34
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 40
Regice
#378 / Ice
Level 43
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Level 35
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 35
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 36
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 36
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 25
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 22
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 22
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Level 22
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Level 50
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Level 56

Learnt by TM

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Poliwag
#060 / Water
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Horsea
#116 / Water
Seadra
#117 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Staryu
#120 / Water
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Furret
#162 / Normal
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Delibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Kingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Suicune
#245 / Water
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Azurill
#298 / Normal · Fairy
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Carvanha
#318 / Water · Dark
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Huntail
#367 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Buizel
#418 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Finneon
#456 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Dewott
#502 / Water
Panpour
#515 / Water
Audino
#531 / Normal
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Cryogonal
#615 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Froakie
#656 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Magearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Ice Beam through Nature Power on certain terrain. See the Nature Power movedex for more details.

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Finneon
#456 / Water
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon