Moonblast (move)

Move data

Type Fairy
Category   Special
Power 95
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Moonblast deals damage and has a 30% chance of lowering the target's Special Attack by one stage.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Fairium Z and uses its Z-Power, Moonblast turns into Twinkle Tackle and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Moonblast
Japanese ムーンフォース (Moon Force)
German Mondgewalt
French Pouvoir Lunaire
Italian Forza Lunare
Spanish Fuerza Lunar

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Borrowing the power of the moon, the user attacks the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Borrowing the power of the moon, the user attacks the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Atk stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Moonblast 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.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 46
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 43
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 40
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 47
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 62
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Level 46
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Level 52
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 1
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 99
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 50
Flabébé
#669 / Fairy
Level 41
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Level 46
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Level 1
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 31
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 31
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 37
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Level 50
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Level 35
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Level 50
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 36
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 42
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 44
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Level 39
Shiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 44
Tapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 58
Tapu Fini
#788 / Water · Fairy
Level 1
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 47

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Moonblast as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Field
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Field

Usable via Nature Power

These Pokémon can use Moonblast 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