Signal Beam (move)

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Move data

Type Bug
Category Special  Special
Power 75
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Signal Beam deals damage and has a 10% chance of confusing the target.

Pokémon with the ability Own Tempo or those behind a Substitute cannot be confused.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Buginium Z and uses its Z-Power, Signal Beam turns into Savage Spin-Out and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A strange beam attack that may confuse the foe.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is hit with a flashing beam that may also cause confusion.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. It may also confuse the target.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Signal 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.

VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 25
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 25
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 7
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
Level 29
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 28
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 29
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
Level 39
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 47
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
Level 51
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
Level 30
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
Level 34
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 29
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 26
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 29
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 40
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 45
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric
Level 31

Learnt by breeding

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

VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Bug
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Bug
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
Field, Water 1
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Field, Water 1
HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
Dragon, Water 1
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
Water 2
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
Water 2
SpinarakSpinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Bug
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Bug
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Bug
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
Water 2
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Dragon, Water 1
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Bug, Water 1
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Bug, Water 1
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
Bug
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Bug
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Field, Water 1
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
Field
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
Field
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Field
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
Water 2
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
Water 2
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Bug

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Signal Beam by the various move tutors in the games.

BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
PikachuPikachu
#025 / Electric
RaichuRaichu
#026 / Electric
Alolan RaichuRaichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
PsyduckPsyduck
#054 / Water
GolduckGolduck
#055 / Water
AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
MagnemiteMagnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
MagnetonMagneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
SeelSeel
#086 / Water
DewgongDewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
CloysterCloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
VoltorbVoltorb
#100 / Electric
ElectrodeElectrode
#101 / Electric
HorseaHorsea
#116 / Water
SeadraSeadra
#117 / Water
GoldeenGoldeen
#118 / Water
SeakingSeaking
#119 / Water
StaryuStaryu
#120 / Water
StarmieStarmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
JynxJynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
ElectabuzzElectabuzz
#125 / Electric
LaprasLapras
#131 / Water · Ice
VaporeonVaporeon
#134 / Water
JolteonJolteon
#135 / Electric
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
SpinarakSpinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
ChinchouChinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
LanturnLanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
PichuPichu
#172 / Electric
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
MareepMareep
#179 / Electric
FlaaffyFlaaffy
#180 / Electric
AmpharosAmpharos
#181 / Electric
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
EspeonEspeon
#196 / Psychic
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
GirafarigGirafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
QwilfishQwilfish
#211 / Water · Poison
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
DelibirdDelibird
#225 / Ice · Flying
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
KingdraKingdra
#230 / Water · Dragon
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
SmoochumSmoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
ElekidElekid
#239 / Electric
RaikouRaikou
#243 / Electric
SuicuneSuicune
#245 / Water
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
DustoxDustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
RaltsRalts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
KirliaKirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
GardevoirGardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
PluslePlusle
#311 / Electric
MinunMinun
#312 / Electric
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
SpoinkSpoink
#325 / Psychic
GrumpigGrumpig
#326 / Psychic
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
ChimechoChimecho
#358 / Psychic
GlalieGlalie
#362 / Ice
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
GorebyssGorebyss
#368 / Water
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
JirachiJirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
ShinxShinx
#403 / Electric
LuxioLuxio
#404 / Electric
LuxrayLuxray
#405 / Electric
Wormadam (Plant Cloak)Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam (Sandy Cloak)Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam (Trash Cloak)Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
ChinglingChingling
#433 / Psychic
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
FinneonFinneon
#456 / Water
LumineonLumineon
#457 / Water
MantykeMantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
MagnezoneMagnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
GlaceonGlaceon
#471 / Ice
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom (Heat Rotom)Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom (Wash Rotom)Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom (Frost Rotom)Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom (Fan Rotom)Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom (Mow Rotom)Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
MespritMesprit
#481 / Psychic
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
PhionePhione
#489 / Water
ManaphyManaphy
#490 / Water
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
BlitzleBlitzle
#522 / Electric
ZebstrikaZebstrika
#523 / Electric
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
SewaddleSewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
SwadloonSwadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
LeavannyLeavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
VenipedeVenipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
WhirlipedeWhirlipede
#544 / Bug · Poison
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
VanilliteVanillite
#582 / Ice
VanillishVanillish
#583 / Ice
VanilluxeVanilluxe
#584 / Ice
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
KarrablastKarrablast
#588 / Bug
EscavalierEscavalier
#589 / Bug · Steel
JoltikJoltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
GalvantulaGalvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
KlinkKlink
#599 / Steel
KlangKlang
#600 / Steel
KlinklangKlinklang
#601 / Steel
EelektrikEelektrik
#603 / Electric
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
ShelmetShelmet
#616 / Bug
AccelgorAccelgor
#617 / Bug
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta (Aria Forme)Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
EspurrEspurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic (Male)Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic (Female)Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
DedenneDedenne
#702 / Electric · Fairy
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa (Hoopa Unbound)Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
CutieflyCutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
DewpiderDewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
AraquanidAraquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
Type: NullType: Null
#772 / Normal
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
BruxishBruxish
#779 / Water · Psychic
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy
PoipolePoipole
#803 / Poison
NaganadelNaganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon