Sunny Day (move)

Move data

Type Fire
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 5  (max. 8)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 2

Machine/Record

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM11
Ruby​/​Sapphire
FireRed​/​LeafGreen
Emerald
TM11
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM11
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM11
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM11
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM11
Sword​/​Shield TM34

Effects

Sunny Day causes bright sunlight that lasts for 5 turns, and induces these additional effects:

  • The power of Fire-type moves increases by 50%.
  • The power of Water-type moves decreases by 50%.
  • The accuracy of Thunder and Hurricane lowers to 50%.
  • Solar Beam and Solar Blade do not require the charging turn and attack straight away.
  • From Generation 5 onward, Growth raises Attack and Special Attack two stages each.
  • The moves Synthesis, Morning Sun and Moonlight recover 23 of the user's max HP (instead of the usual 12 HP).
  • The move Weather Ball changes to Fire type and doubles in power.
  • Pokémon with the ability Chlorophyll double their speed.
  • Pokémon with the ability Dry Skin lose 18 of their max HP each turn.
  • Pokémon with the ability Leaf Guard cannot be afflicted by major status conditions.
  • The Special Attack of Pokémon with the ability Solar Power increases by 50%.
  • Cherrim changes into Sunshine Form and its ability Flower Gift increases Attack and Special Defense.
  • Castform changes to Sunny Form.
  • Pokémon cannot be frozen.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Sunny Day turns into Z-Sunny Day and raises Speed one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the entire field.

Other languages

English Sunny Day
Japanese にほんばれ (Nihonbare)
German Sonnentag
French Zénith
Italian Giornodisole
Spanish Día Soleado

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Boosts fire-type moves for 5 turns.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Boosts the power of FIRE-type moves for 5 turns.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The sun blazes for five turns, powering up FIRE-type moves.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves.
Sword​/​Shield The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sunny Day 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.

Seedot
#273 / Grass
Level 24
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 36
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 1
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 1
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 35
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 39
Whimsicott
#547 / Grass · Fairy
Level 1
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 36
Lilligant
#549 / Grass
Level 1
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Level 44
Fomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 45
Lurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 51

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Meowth
Galarian Meowth
#052 / Steel
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Zigzagoon
Galarian Zigzagoon
#263 / Dark · Normal
Linoone
Galarian Linoone
#264 / Dark · Normal
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Rotom
#479 / Electric · 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
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Foongus
#590 / Grass · Poison
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Rowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
Dartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Morelull
#755 / Grass · Fairy
Steenee
#762 / Grass
Comfey
#764 / Fairy
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Grookey
#810 / Grass
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Flapple
#841 / Grass · Dragon
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass