Bubble Beam (move)

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Bubble Beam
バブルこうせん Bubble Beam
Bubble Beam.png
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Type  Water
Category  Special
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those who have made appeals.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Bubble Beam (Japanese: バブルこうせん Bubble Beam), formatted as BubbleBeam prior to Pokémon X and Y, is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM11 in Generation I.

Effect

Bubble Beam does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Speed stat by one stage.

In Stadium, BubbleBeam has a 33.2% chance of lowering the target's Speed.

Description

Games Description
Stad A Water-type attack. Stronger than Bubble. Many Water-type Pokémon learn this move.
Stad2 A Water-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of reducing the target's Speed.
GSC An attack that may lower Speed.
RSEColo.XD Forcefully sprays bubbles that may lower Speed.
FRLG A spray of bubbles strikes the foe. It may lower the foe's Speed stat.
DPPtHGSS A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
BWB2W2 A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
XYORAS
SM
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
060 Poliwag Poliwag
Water 1 Water 1 25 25 25 25
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl
Water 1 Water 1 27 27 27 27
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath
Water 1 Water 1 1 1 1 1
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3 25 25 19 19 19XY
25ORAS
25
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3 25 25 19 19 19XY
25ORAS
25
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3 15 15 15 15
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3 15 15 15 15
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21
120 Staryu Staryu
Water 3 Water 3 31 28 28 28BW
22B2W2
22XY
18ORAS
18
121 Starmie Starmie
Water 3 Water 3 1
170 Chinchou Chinchou
Water 2 Water 2 28 28 31XY
20ORAS
20
171 Lanturn Lanturn
Water 2 Water 2 30 30 35XY
20ORAS
20
183 Marill Marill
Water 1 Fairy 21 21 21 21BW
13B2W2
13 13
184 Azumarill Azumarill
Water 1 Fairy 25 25 25 25BW
13B2W2
13 13
186 Politoed Politoed
Water 1 Water 1 1 1 1 1
222 Corsola Corsola
Water 1 Water 3 25 23 23 23BW
17B2W2
17XY
10ORAS
10
223 Remoraid Remoraid
Water 1 Water 2 22 22 22 22BW
18B2W2
18 18
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2 22 22 22 22BW
18B2W2
18 18
226 Mantine Mantine
Water 1 Water 1 18 15 1, 10 1, 10BW
1, 7B2W2
1, 7 1, 7
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon 18 18 18XY
21ORAS
21
245 Suicune Suicune
Undiscovered Undiscovered 41GS
11C
11 8 8 8 1, 8
270 Lotad Lotad
Water 1 Grass 25PtHGSS 25 25XY
21ORAS
21
271 Lombre Lombre
Water 1 Grass 25PtHGSS 25 25XY
24ORAS
24
283 Surskit Surskit
Water 1 Bug 25 25 25 25XY
17ORAS
17
298 Azurill Azurill
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13B2W2 13 13
341 Corphish Corphish
Water 1 Water 3 20RSE
19FRLG
20 20 20XY
14ORAS
14
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt
Water 1 Water 3 20RSE
19FRLG
20 20 20XY
14ORAS
14
393 Piplup Piplup
Water 1 Field 22DP
18PtHGSS
18 18 18
394 Prinplup Prinplup
Water 1 Field 24DP
19PtHGSS
19 19 19
395 Empoleon Empoleon
Water 1 Field 24DP
19PtHGSS
19 19 19
458 Mantyke Mantyke
Undiscovered Undiscovered 10 10BW
7B2W2
7 7
489 Phione Phione
Water 1 Fairy 24 24 24 24
490 Manaphy Manaphy
Water 1 Fairy 24 24 24 24
535 Tympole Tympole
Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12
536 Palpitoad Palpitoad
Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad
Water 1 Water 1 12 12 12
580 Ducklett Ducklett
Water 1 Flying 19 19 19
581 Swanna Swanna
Water 1 Flying 19 19 19
592 Frillish Frillish
Amorphous Amorphous 13 13 13
593 Jellicent Jellicent
Amorphous Amorphous 13 13 13
647 Keldeo Keldeo
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13 13 1, 13
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3 20 20
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3 20 20
728 Popplio Popplio
Water 1 Field 20
729 Brionne Brionne
Water 1 Field 20
730 Primarina Primarina
Water 1 Field 20
739 Crabrawler Crabrawler
Water 3 Water 3 20
740 Crabominable Crabominable
Water 3 Water 3 20
751 Dewpider Dewpider
Water 1 Bug 20
751 Araquanid Araquanid
Water 1 Bug 20
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
060 Poliwag Poliwag
Water 1 Water 1
090 Shellder Shellder
Water 3 Water 3
138 Omanyte Omanyte
Water 1 Water 3
140 Kabuto Kabuto
Water 1 Water 3
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
Water 2 Water 2
550 Basculin Basculin
Water 2 Water 2
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Egg Groups Machine
I
TM11
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
007 Squirtle Squirtle
Monster Water 1
008 Wartortle Wartortle
Monster Water 1
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1
019 Rattata Rattata
Field Field
020 Raticate Raticate
Field Field
030 Nidorina Nidorina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen
Undiscovered Undiscovered
033 Nidorino Nidorino
Monster Field
034 Nidoking Nidoking
Monster Field
035 Clefairy Clefairy
Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable
Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
Fairy Fairy
052 Meowth Meowth
Field Field
053 Persian Persian
Field Field
054 Psyduck Psyduck
Water 1 Field
055 Golduck Golduck
Water 1 Field
060 Poliwag Poliwag
Water 1 Water 1
061 Poliwhirl Poliwhirl
Water 1 Water 1
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath
Water 1 Water 1
072 Tentacool Tentacool
Water 3 Water 3
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
Water 3 Water 3
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke
Monster Water 1
080 Slowbro Slowbro
Monster Water 1
086 Seel Seel
Water 1 Field
087 Dewgong Dewgong
Water 1 Field
090 Shellder Shellder
Water 3 Water 3
091 Cloyster Cloyster
Water 3 Water 3
098 Krabby Krabby
Water 3 Water 3
099 Kingler Kingler
Water 3 Water 3
104 Cubone Cubone
Monster Monster
105 Marowak Marowak
Monster Monster
108 Lickitung Lickitung
Monster Monster
112 Rhydon Rhydon
Monster Field
113 Chansey Chansey
Fairy Fairy
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan
Monster Monster
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon
118 Goldeen Goldeen
Water 2 Water 2
119 Seaking Seaking
Water 2 Water 2
120 Staryu Staryu
Water 3 Water 3
121 Starmie Starmie
Water 3 Water 3
124 Jynx Jynx
Human-Like Human-Like
130 Gyarados Gyarados
Water 2 Dragon
131 Lapras Lapras
Monster Water 1
134 Vaporeon Vaporeon
Field Field
138 Omanyte Omanyte
Water 1 Water 3
139 Omastar Omastar
Water 1 Water 3
140 Kabuto Kabuto
Water 1 Water 3
141 Kabutops Kabutops
Water 1 Water 3
143 Snorlax Snorlax
Monster Monster
144 Articuno Articuno
Undiscovered Undiscovered
147 Dratini Dratini
Water 1 Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair
Water 1 Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite
Water 1 Dragon
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Table assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
★★★
Power = 38 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 10% chance of lowering each target's speed.
Used by : Prinplup

Pokémon GO

Bubble Beam
Special Attack
Type Water
Power 30
Energy bar 4
Duration 2.9 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
PoliwagPoliwhirlTentacoolShellderKrabbyHorsea
Staryu

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Bubble Beam had a power of 25.

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also lower the target's Movement Speed by one level.
Conq. A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. It may also lower the target's Speed.

In the anime

Cameron Swanna BubbleBeam.png Kenny Prinplup BubbleBeam.png Suicune BubbleBeam.png Misty Staryu BubbleBeam.png
Swanna Prinplup Suicune Staryu
The user releases bubbles from its mouth.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
007 Squirtle Squirtle blows multiple clear bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Squirtle Mewtwo Strikes Back Debut
Referred as Bubble in the English dub of Enter The Dragonite
226 Mantine Mantine releases a stream of light blue or clear bubbles from its mouth at the opponent at a great speed.
Molly's Mantine Spell of the Unown: Entei None
Dorian's Mantine Just Add Water None
Lola's Mantine A Family That Battles Together Stays Together! None
Multiple wild Mantine Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea None
183 Marill Marill releases white bubbles from its mouth at the opponent at a great speed.
Pietra's Marill Right on, Rhydon! None
245 Suicune A blue ball forms in Suicune's mouth. Suicune then shoots multiple amounts of blue bubbles at the opponent from the blue ball. When the attack is over, the last bubble explodes and sends the opponent back.
Suicune (M04) Celebi: Voice of the Forest None
184 Azumarill Azumarill releases white bubbles from its mouth at a great speed or the inside of Azumarill's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Azumarill Dueling Heroes None
Jackson's Azumarill Tie One On! None
Officer Jenny's Azumarill The Pirates of Decolore! None
222 Corsola A blue ball forms in Corsola's mouth and it releases a steam of blue bubbles from the orb.
Misty's Corsola Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias None
Juan's Corsola The Great Eight Fate! None
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel releases multiple blue bubbles from under the large blue stinger on its face.
Kim's Tentacruel Cerulean Blues None
Kail's Tentacruel Cerulean Blues None
A Coordinator's Tentacruel A Cacturne for the Worse None
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt opens its pincers and releases light blue, multicolored, or blue bubbles at the opponent from both or one pincer.
A Team Aqua Grunt's Crawdaunt Stairway to Devon None
Shelly's Crawdaunt Fight for the Meteorite! None
Brodie's Ditto in the form of Crawdaunt Unfair Weather Friends Used via Transform
Mr. Saridakis's Crawdaunt On Olden Pond None
A Coordinator's Crawdaunt Battling The Generation Gap! None
341 Corphish Corphish opens its pincers and fires light blue, multicolored, orange, or blue bubbles at the opponent from one or both of them.
Ash's Corphish Gone Corphishin' None
Rocko's Corphish A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
283 Surskit Surskit raises its front two legs and a light blue ball forms between them. It then lowers the ball and multiple light blue bubbles come out and hit the opponent.
Max's Surskit Maxxed Out! None
Viola's Surskit Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
120 Staryu The jewel in the middle of Staryu's body glows orange and it releases orange bubbles from it at the opponent.
Misty's Staryu The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon None
393 Piplup Piplup opens its beak and releases a stream of blue bubbles at the opponent. Sometimes its beak glows light blue when it uses the attack.
A Piplup Dawn imagined Following A Maiden's Voyage! None
Dawn's Piplup Following A Maiden's Voyage! None
Piplup of Team Poképals Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness None
Professor Rowan's Piplup SS024 None
394 Prinplup The inside of Prinplup's beak glows light blue and it fires light blue bubbles at the opponent from its beak.
Kenny's Prinplup Getting the Pre-Contest Titters! None
439 Mime Jr. The inside of Mime Jr.'s mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles at the opponent from its mouth.
James's Mime Jr. All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go! Used via Mimic
458 Mantyke Mantyke fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
A Coordinator's Mantyke Dawn of a Royal Day! None
535 Tympole The inside of Tympole's mouth glows light blue and it takes in a deep breath. It then releases multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Multiple wild Tympole Facing Fear with Eyes Wide Open! None
581 Swanna The inside of Swanna's beak glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its beak at the opponent.
Skyla's Swanna Cilan Takes Flight! None
Cameron's Swanna Cameron's Secret Weapon! None
592 Frillish The inside of Frillish's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Two wild Frillish A Surface to Air Tag Battle Team! None
Jessie's Frillish New Places... Familiar Faces! None
134 Vaporeon The inside of Vaporeon's mouth glows light blue and it fires multiple light blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Virgil's Vaporeon Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad! Vaporeon cannot legally know Bubble Beam in Generation V
692 Clauncher Clauncher shoots a beam of blue bubbles from one of its pincers at the opponent.
Rodman's Clauncher Going for the Gold! None
271 Lombre Lombre shoots a beam of blue bubbles from its mouth at the opponent.
Multiple wild Lombre One for the Goomy! None

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga


In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga


In the movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pokémon Omega Ruby Crimson Passion and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Indigo Wisdom manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

BubbleBeam I.png BubbleBeam II.png BubbleBeam III.png BubbleBeam IV.png BubbleBeam V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
BubbleBeam PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
BubbleBeam Stad.png BubbleBeam Stad2.png BubbleBeam Colo.png BubbleBeam XD.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 泡沫光線 Póuhmuht Gwōngsin *
泡末光線 Póuhmuht Gwōngsin *
Mandarin 泡沫光線 / 泡沫光线 Pàomò Guāngxiàn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Boblestråle
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Bubbelstraal
Finland Flag.png Finnish Kuplasäde
France Flag.png European French Bulles d'O
Germany Flag.png German Blubbstrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ακτίνα φυσαλίδων
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Bubble Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Bollaraggio
South Korea Flag.png Korean 거품광선 Geopum Gwangseon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Boblestråle
Poland Flag.png Polish Bąbelkowy Promień
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Rajada de Bolhas
Jato de Bolhas (TCG and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Raio de Bolhas (Pokémon Chronicles)
Jacto de Bolhas (Diamond and Pearl series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza de Bule
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Mlaz Mehurova
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Rayo Burbuja*
Bubblebeam* (DP105)
Spain Flag.png Spain Rayo Burbuja
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Baloncuk Işını
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tia Bong Bóng



Variations of the move Aurora Beam
Physical Spark
Special Aurora BeamBubble BeamSludgePsybeam


Generation I TMs
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Generation I HMs
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