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
Let's Go Pikachu​/​Let's Go 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
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
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Marill
#183 / Water · Fairy
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Absol
#359 / Dark
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Regice
#378 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Snover
#459 / Grass · Ice
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug

Usable via Nature Power

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

Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
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
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy