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

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%.
  • SolarBeam does not require the charging turn, thus attacks straight away.
  • Pokemon with the ability Dry Skin lose 18 of their max HP each turn.
  • Pokemon with the ability Chlorophyll double their speed.
  • The move Weather Ball changes to Fire type and doubles in power.
  • The moves Synthesis, Morning Sun and Moonlight recover 23 of the user's max HP (instead of the usual 12 HP).

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.

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

Rattata
Alolan Rattata
#019 / Dark · Normal
Raticate
Alolan Raticate
#020 / Dark · Normal
Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Gloom
#044 / Grass · Poison
Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Parasect
#047 / Bug · Grass
Venonat
#048 / Bug · Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Ariados
#168 / Bug · Poison
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Pineco
#204 / Bug
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
Magby
#240 / Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Nincada
#290 / Bug · Ground
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
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
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Sewaddle
#540 / Bug · Grass
Swadloon
#541 / Bug · Grass
Leavanny
#542 / Bug · Grass
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Zygarde
50% Forme
#718 / Dragon · Ground
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Litten
#725 / Fire
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy