Steam Eruption (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category Special  Special
Power 110
Accuracy 95
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Steam Eruption deals damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target.

Fire type Pokémon, those with the ability Water Veil or those behind a Substitute cannot be burned.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Steam Eruption turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 185.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Steam Eruption
Japanese スチームバースト (Steam Burst)
German Dampfschwall
French Jet de Vapeur
Italian Vaporscoppio
Spanish Chorro de Vapor

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user immerses the target in superheated steam. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user immerses the target in superheated steam. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sword​/​Shield The user immerses the target in superheated steam. This may also leave the target with a burn.
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Steam Eruption 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.

Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Level 72