Sunny Day (move)

Move data

Type Fire
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

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 TM11

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sunny Day 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.

Magmar
#126 / Fire
Level 42
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 57
Bellossom
#182 / Grass
Level 1
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Level 40
Sunflora
#192 / Grass
Level 40
Magby
#240 / Fire
Level 36
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 29
Seedot
#273 / Grass
Level 27
Castform
#351 / Normal
Level 20
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Level 22
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Level 22
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 1
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 42
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 37
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Level 40
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Level 40
Maractus
#556 / Grass
Level 45
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 43
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 52
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 62
Fomantis
#753 / Grass
Level 46
Lurantis
#754 / Grass
Level 55

Learnt by TM

Ivysaur
#002 / Grass · Poison
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Oddish
#043 / Grass · Poison
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Bayleef
#153 / Grass
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Furret
#162 / Normal
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Spinarak
#167 / Bug · Poison
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Aipom
#190 / Normal
Sunkern
#191 / Grass
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Magby
#240 / Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
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
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Gulpin
#316 / Poison
Swalot
#317 / Poison
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Cacnea
#331 / Grass
Cacturne
#332 / Grass · Dark
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Absol
#359 / Dark
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Turtwig
#387 / Grass
Grotle
#388 / Grass
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Bidoof
#399 / Normal
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Cherubi
#420 / Grass
Cherrim
#421 / Grass
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
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
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Patrat
#504 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Venipede
#543 / Bug · Poison
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Cottonee
#546 / Grass · Fairy
Petilil
#548 / Grass
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
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
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Floette
#670 / Fairy
Florges
#671 / Fairy
Skiddo
#672 / Grass
Gogoat
#673 / Grass
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Carbink
#703 / Rock · 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
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
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
Komala
#775 / Normal
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost