Signal Beam (move)

Move data

Type Bug
Category   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.

Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Level 25
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Level 25
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 1
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Level 7
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Level 29
Chinchou
#170 / Water · Electric
Level 28
Lanturn
#171 / Water · Electric
Level 29
Mareep
#179 / Electric
Level 39
Flaaffy
#180 / Electric
Level 47
Ampharos
#181 / Electric
Level 51
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Level 30
Octillery
#224 / Water
Level 34
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Level 29
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Level 26
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Level 29
Joltik
#595 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
Galvantula
#596 / Bug · Electric
Level 34
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 40
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 45
Xurkitree
#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.

Learnt by move tutor

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

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Seel
#086 / Water
Dewgong
#087 / Water · Ice
Cloyster
#091 / Water · Ice
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Lapras
#131 / Water · Ice
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
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
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Klink
#599 / Steel
Klang
#600 / Steel
Shelmet
#616 / Bug
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug