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
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
Borrowing the power of the moon, the user attacks the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 44
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Level 28
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Level 32
Vileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Level 1
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 43
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 1
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Level 40
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Level 1
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Level 36
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 36
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 50
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Popplio
#728 / Water
Level 33
Brionne
#729 / Water
Level 45
Primarina
#730 / Water · Fairy
Level 51
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Level 40
Shiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Level 50
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 56
Zacian
Crowned Sword
#888 / Fairy · Steel
Level 66
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Level 66

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.

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Cursola
#864 / Ghost