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.
  • Pokémon with the ability Dry Skin lose 18 of their max HP each turn.
  • Pokémon 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.

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

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