Solar Beam (move)

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Move data

Type Grass
Category Special
Power 120
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Red/Blue
Yellow
TM22
Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM22
Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM22
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM22
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM22
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM22
Sun/Moon TM22

Effects

The user of Solar Beam will absorb light on the first turn. On the second turn, Solar Beam deals damage.

During intense sunlight or when holding a Power Herb, Solar Beam executes in one turn. Its power decreases by 50% during rain, hail or a sandstorm.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, this move's name was formatted as SolarBeam.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Grassium Z and uses its Z-Power, Solar Beam turns into Bloom Doom and has base power 190.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
1st turn: Prepare 2nd turn: Attack
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Absorbs light in one turn, then attacks next turn.
FireRed/LeafGreen A 2-turn move that blasts the foe with absorbed energy in the 2nd turn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the second turn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the second turn.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
Sun/Moon In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Solar 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.

IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Level 44
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
Level 53
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
Level 69
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Level 43
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 71
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
Level 45
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
Level 54
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
Level 66
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 34
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 34
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 41
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Level 56
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
Level 60
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 37
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 43
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 46
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
Level 50
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
Level 51
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
Level 60
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Level 43
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
Level 49
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
Level 50
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
Level 48
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
Level 58
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 41
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
Level 47

Learnt by TM

BulbasaurBulbasaur
#001 / Grass · Poison
IvysaurIvysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
VenusaurVenusaur
#003 / Grass · Poison
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
OddishOddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
GloomGloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
VileplumeVileplume
#045 / Grass · Poison
ParasParas
#046 / Bug · Grass
ParasectParasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
VenonatVenonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
BellsproutBellsprout
#069 / Grass · Poison
WeepinbellWeepinbell
#070 / Grass · Poison
VictreebelVictreebel
#071 / Grass · Poison
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
ExeggcuteExeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
ExeggutorExeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
TangelaTangela
#114 / Grass
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Mr. MimeMr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
PorygonPorygon
#137 / Normal
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
ChikoritaChikorita
#152 / Grass
BayleefBayleef
#153 / Grass
MeganiumMeganium
#154 / Grass
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
SpinarakSpinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
AriadosAriados
#168 / Bug · Poison
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
BellossomBellossom
#182 / Grass
HoppipHoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
SkiploomSkiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
JumpluffJumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
AipomAipom
#190 / Normal
SunkernSunkern
#191 / Grass
SunfloraSunflora
#192 / Grass
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Porygon2Porygon2
#233 / Normal
StantlerStantler
#234 / Normal
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
EnteiEntei
#244 / Fire
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
CelebiCelebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
DustoxDustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
LotadLotad
#270 / Water · Grass
LombreLombre
#271 / Water · Grass
LudicoloLudicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
SeedotSeedot
#273 / Grass
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
SurskitSurskit
#283 / Bug · Water
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
ShroomishShroomish
#285 / Grass
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
NincadaNincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
SkittySkitty
#300 / Normal
DelcattyDelcatty
#301 / Normal
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
RoseliaRoselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
GulpinGulpin
#316 / Poison
SwalotSwalot
#317 / Poison
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
CacneaCacnea
#331 / Grass
CacturneCacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
LileepLileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
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
TurtwigTurtwig
#387 / Grass
GrotleGrotle
#388 / Grass
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
BudewBudew
#406 / Grass · Poison
RoseradeRoserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam (Plant Cloak)Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
CherubiCherubi
#420 / Grass
CherrimCherrim
#421 / Grass
AmbipomAmbipom
#424 / Normal
BunearyBuneary
#427 / Normal
LopunnyLopunny
#428 / Normal
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
CarnivineCarnivine
#455 / Grass
SnoverSnover
#459 / Grass · Ice
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
LeafeonLeafeon
#470 / Grass
Porygon-ZPorygon-Z
#474 / Normal
UxieUxie
#480 / Psychic
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin (Sky Forme)Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
SnivySnivy
#495 / Grass
ServineServine
#496 / Grass
SerperiorSerperior
#497 / Grass
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
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
CottoneeCottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
WhimsicottWhimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
PetililPetilil
#548 / Grass
LilligantLilligant
#549 / Grass
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
MaractusMaractus
#556 / Grass
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
GarbodorGarbodor
#569 / Poison
DeerlingDeerling
#585 / Normal · Grass
SawsbuckSawsbuck
#586 / Normal · Grass
FoongusFoongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
AmoongussAmoonguss
#591 / Grass · Poison
FerroseedFerroseed
#597 / Grass · Steel
FerrothornFerrothorn
#598 / Grass · Steel
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
CryogonalCryogonal
#615 / Ice
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
VirizionVirizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
FlabébéFlabébé
#669 / Fairy
FloetteFloette
#670 / Fairy
FlorgesFlorges
#671 / Fairy
SkiddoSkiddo
#672 / Grass
GogoatGogoat
#673 / Grass
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
FomantisFomantis
#753 / Grass
LurantisLurantis
#754 / Grass
MorelullMorelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
ShiinoticShiinotic
#756 / Grass · Fairy
BounsweetBounsweet
#761 / Grass
SteeneeSteenee
#762 / Grass
TsareenaTsareena
#763 / Grass
ComfeyComfey
#764 / Fairy
Minior (Meteor Form)Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
XurkitreeXurkitree
#796 / Electric
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
MagearnaMagearna
#801 / Steel · Fairy