Signal Beam (move)

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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 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 Sun & 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
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
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