Charge Beam (move)

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Charge Beam
チャージビーム Charge Beam
Charge Beam VI.png
Charge Beam VI 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  50
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works well if the user is pumped up.

Charge Beam (Japanese: チャージビーム Charge Beam) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM57 since Generation IV.

Effect

Charge Beam damages the target and has a 70% chance of raising the user's Special Attack by one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user fires a concentrated bundle of electricity. It may also raise the user's Sp. Atk stat.*
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.*
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
100 Voltorb Voltorb
Mineral Mineral 26 22 22XY
16ORAS
16
101 Electrode Electrode
Mineral Mineral 26 22 22XY
16ORAS
16
377 Regirock Regirock
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 49XY
1, 13ORAS
1, 13
378 Regice Regice
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 49XY
1, 13ORAS
1, 13
379 Registeel Registeel
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 49XY
1, 13ORAS
1, 13
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral 26 26 26
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral 26 26 26
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral 25 25 25
602 Tynamo Tynamo
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field 28 28
702 Dedenne Dedenne
Field Fairy 34 34
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1
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
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM57
V
TM57
VI
TM57
VII
TM57
019 Rattata Rattata
Field Field
020 Raticate Raticate
Field Field
025 Pikachu Pikachu
Field Fairy
026 Raichu Raichu
Field Fairy
026 Raichu Raichu
Alola Form
Field Fairy
035 Clefairy Clefairy
Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable
Fairy Fairy
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff
Fairy Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff
Fairy Fairy
063 Abra Abra
Human-Like Human-Like
064 Kadabra Kadabra
Human-Like Human-Like
065 Alakazam Alakazam
Human-Like Human-Like
074 Geodude Geodude
Alola Form
Mineral Mineral
075 Graveler Graveler
Alola Form
Mineral Mineral
076 Golem Golem
Alola Form
Mineral Mineral
081 Magnemite Magnemite
Mineral Mineral
082 Magneton Magneton
Mineral Mineral
100 Voltorb Voltorb
Mineral Mineral
101 Electrode Electrode
Mineral Mineral
113 Chansey Chansey
Fairy Fairy
122 Mr. Mime Mr. Mime
Human-Like Human-Like
125 Electabuzz Electabuzz
Human-Like Human-Like
135 Jolteon Jolteon
Field Field
137 Porygon Porygon
Mineral Mineral
145 Zapdos Zapdos
Undiscovered Undiscovered
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
161 Sentret Sentret
Field Field
162 Furret Furret
Field Field
170 Chinchou Chinchou
Water 2 Water 2
171 Lanturn Lanturn
Water 2 Water 2
172 Pichu Pichu
Undiscovered Undiscovered
179 Mareep Mareep
Monster Field
180 Flaaffy Flaaffy
Monster Field
181 Ampharos Ampharos
Monster Field
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
Amorphous Amorphous
203 Girafarig Girafarig
Field Field
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
Field Field
223 Remoraid Remoraid
Water 1 Water 2
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
233 Porygon2 Porygon2
Mineral Mineral
234 Stantler Stantler
Field Field
239 Elekid Elekid
Undiscovered Undiscovered
242 Blissey Blissey
Fairy Fairy
243 Raikou Raikou
Undiscovered Undiscovered
249 Lugia Lugia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh
Undiscovered Undiscovered
251 Celebi Celebi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
263 Zigzagoon Zigzagoon
Field Field
264 Linoone Linoone
Field Field
280 Ralts Ralts
Amorphous Amorphous
281 Kirlia Kirlia
Amorphous Amorphous
282 Gardevoir Gardevoir
Amorphous Amorphous
300 Skitty Skitty
Field Fairy
301 Delcatty Delcatty
Field Fairy
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
309 Electrike Electrike
Field Field
310 Manectric Manectric
Field Field
311 Plusle Plusle
Fairy Fairy
312 Minun Minun
Fairy Fairy
313 Volbeat Volbeat
Bug Human-Like
314 Illumise Illumise
Bug Human-Like
325 Spoink Spoink
Field Field
326 Grumpig Grumpig
Field Field
337 Lunatone Lunatone
Mineral Mineral
338 Solrock Solrock
Mineral Mineral
343 Baltoy Baltoy
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
Mineral Mineral
352 Kecleon Kecleon
Field Field
353 Shuppet Shuppet
Amorphous Amorphous
354 Banette Banette
Amorphous Amorphous
355 Duskull Duskull
Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
Amorphous Amorphous
358 Chimecho Chimecho
Amorphous Amorphous
359 Absol Absol
Field Field
377 Regirock Regirock
Undiscovered Undiscovered
378 Regice Regice
Undiscovered Undiscovered
379 Registeel Registeel
Undiscovered Undiscovered
380 Latias Latias
Undiscovered Undiscovered
381 Latios Latios
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
399 Bidoof Bidoof
Water 1 Field
400 Bibarel Bibarel
Water 1 Field
403 Shinx Shinx
Field Field
404 Luxio Luxio
Field Field
405 Luxray Luxray
Field Field
417 Pachirisu Pachirisu
Field Fairy
425 Drifloon Drifloon
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
Amorphous Amorphous
427 Buneary Buneary
Field Human-Like
428 Lopunny Lopunny
Field Human-Like
429 Mismagius Mismagius
Amorphous Amorphous
433 Chingling Chingling
Undiscovered Undiscovered
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral
439 Mime Jr. Mime Jr.
Undiscovered Undiscovered
462 Magnezone Magnezone
Mineral Mineral
466 Electivire Electivire
Human-Like Human-Like
474 Porygon-Z Porygon-Z
Mineral Mineral
475 Gallade Gallade
Amorphous Amorphous
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
Amorphous Amorphous
479 Rotom Rotom
Amorphous Amorphous
480 Uxie Uxie
Undiscovered Undiscovered
481 Mesprit Mesprit
Undiscovered Undiscovered
482 Azelf Azelf
Undiscovered Undiscovered
487 Giratina Giratina
Undiscovered Undiscovered
488 Cresselia Cresselia
Undiscovered Undiscovered
491 Darkrai Darkrai
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
494 Victini Victini
Undiscovered Undiscovered
517 Munna Munna
Field Field
518 Musharna Musharna
Field Field
522 Blitzle Blitzle
Field Field
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
Field Field
527 Woobat Woobat
Field Flying
528 Swoobat Swoobat
Field Flying
531 Audino Audino
Fairy Fairy
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying
574 Gothita Gothita
Human-Like Human-Like
575 Gothorita Gothorita
Human-Like Human-Like
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle
Human-Like Human-Like
587 Emolga Emolga
Field Field
595 Joltik Joltik
Bug Bug
596 Galvantula Galvantula
Bug Bug
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral
602 Tynamo Tynamo
Amorphous Amorphous
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik
Amorphous Amorphous
604 Eelektross Eelektross
Amorphous Amorphous
605 Elgyem Elgyem
Human-Like Human-Like
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem
Human-Like Human-Like
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
648 Meloetta Meloetta
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered
676 Furfrou Furfrou
Field Field
677 Espurr Espurr
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Male
Field Field
678 Meowstic Meowstic
Female
Field Field
682 Spritzee Spritzee
Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
Fairy Fairy
694 Helioptile Helioptile
Monster Dragon
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk
Monster Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura
Monster Monster
699 Aurorus Aurorus
Monster Monster
702 Dedenne Dedenne
Field Fairy
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
Amorphous Amorphous
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Confined
Undiscovered Undiscovered
720 Hoopa Hoopa
Unbound
Undiscovered Undiscovered
736 Grubbin Grubbin
Bug Bug
737 Charjabug Charjabug
Bug Bug
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
Bug Bug
756 Shiinotic Shiinotic
Grass Grass
765 Oranguru Oranguru
Field Field
774 Minior Minior
Mineral Mineral
776 Turtonator Turtonator
Monster Dragon
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
Field Fairy
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
Amorphous Amorphous
786 Tapu Lele Tapu Lele
Undiscovered Undiscovered
792 Lunala Lunala
Undiscovered Undiscovered
793 Nihilego Nihilego
Undiscovered Undiscovered
796 Xurkitree Xurkitree
Undiscovered Undiscovered
800 Necrozma Necrozma
Undiscovered Undiscovered
801 Magearna Magearna
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

Description

Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also boost the user's Special Attack by 1 level.

In the anime

In the main series

Aria Aromatisse Charge Beam.png Raikou Charge Beam.png Ursula Plusle Minun Charge Beam.png Swoobat Charge Beam.png
Aromatisse Raikou Plusle and Minun Swoobat
The user's body starts sparkling with electricity and then fires the electricity in a beam.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
405 Luxray Luxray's body becomes surrounded by yellow sparks and it fires a massive blast of electricity from its body at the opponent.
Marble's Luxray Luxray Vision! Debut
311 Plusle Plusle raises its hands and they become surrounded by yellow orbs of electricity that grow bigger as the attack charges. Then, Plusle slams the orbs into the ground and multiple bolts of yellow electricity fire at the opponent.
Ursula's Plusle Playing the Performance Encore! None
312 Minun Minun raises its hands and they become surrounded by light blue orbs of electricity that grow bigger as the attack charges. Then, Minun slams the orbs into the ground and multiple bolts of light blue electricity fire at the opponent.
Ursula's Minun Playing the Performance Encore! None
243 Raikou Raikou opens its mouth and an orb of yellow electricity forms in front of it. It then fires a massive beam of electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Raikou (M13) Zoroark: Master of Illusions None
528 Swoobat An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Swoobat's ears and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Three wild Swoobat Emolga the Irresistible! None
531 Audino Audino lowers its head slightly and an orb of yellow electricity forms in front of its mouth. Audino then puts its heads in between the orb and brings it forward, firing a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Audino Where Did You Go, Audino? None
601 Klinklang An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Klinklang's head and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
A wild Klinklang Evolution Exchange Excitement! None
623 Golurk An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Golurk's head and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Cedric Juniper's assistant's Golurk Ash and N: A Clash of Ideals! None
676 Furfrou An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Furfrou's mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Jessica's Furfrou Grooming Furfrou! None
676Ma Furfrou An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Furfrou's mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Princess Allie's Furfrou Awakening the Sleeping Giant! None
310M Manectric Manectric's body sparks with yellow electricity and fires a yellow electrical beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Manectric Mega Evolution Special I None
678F Meowstic An orb of light blue electricity appears in between Meowstic's hands and it fires a beam of light blue electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Astrid's Meowstic Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction None
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse puts its hands and face up and creates an orb of yellow electricity in front of its mouth. It then lowers its face and hands and fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Aria's Aromatisse Battling with Elegance and a Big Smile! None
026 Raichu Raichu forms an orb of yellow electricity in front of its mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Tierno's Raichu Good Friends, Great Training! None
644 Zekrom Zekrom's tail and the spike on its head glow light blue. It then fires a light blue beam of energy surrounded with streams of electricity from its mouth at the opponent.
A Zekrom summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None
145 Zapdos An orb of yellow electricity appears in Zapdos's mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
A wild Zapdos An Electrifying Rage! None
676Ph Furfrou An orb of yellow electricity appears in front of Furfrou's mouth and it fires a beam of yellow electricity from the orb at the opponent.
Alouette's Furfrou Master Class is in Session! None

In Pokémon Generations

None.png Probopass Charge Beam PG.png None.png None.png
Probopass
The user fires a beam of electricity.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
476 Probopass Probopass fires a yellow beam of electricity from its mini-noses at the opponent.
A wild Probopass The Adventure Debut; Probopass cannot legally learn Charge Beam in the games.

In the manga

In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Charge Beam IV.png Charge Beam 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

Trivia

  • Charge Beam is the only move with a 70% chance of a secondary effect happening.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 充電光束 Chōngdiàn Guāngshù
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Opladingsstraal
France Flag.png French Rayon Chargé
Germany Flag.png German Ladestrahl
Greece Flag.png Greek Ριπή φόρτισης
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Charge Beam
Italy Flag.png Italian Raggioscossa
South Korea Flag.png Korean 차지빔 Charge Beam
Poland Flag.png Polish Promień Mocy (Diamond and Pearl)
Elektropromień (XY series)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Raio Carregado
Carga de Raio (XY series)
Raio de Ataque (TCG)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Carga de Ataque
Romania Flag.png Romanian Raza Încărcată
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rayo Carga


Generation IV TMs
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51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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