Flash Cannon (move)

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Flash Cannon
ラスターカノン Luster Cannon
Flash Cannon.png
Flash Cannon 2.png
Type  Steel
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  0  
+2 if first to appeal
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Flash Cannon (Japanese: ラスターカノン Luster Cannon) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV. It has been TM91 since Generation IV.

Effect

Flash Cannon does damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.*
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it in one shot. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.*
BWB2W2 The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
SM The user gathers all its light energy and releases it all at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1 1 1 1 1
081 Magnemite Magnemite
Mineral Mineral 35B2W2 35XY
31ORAS
31
082 Magneton Magneton
Mineral Mineral 39B2W2 39XY
33ORAS
33
379 Registeel Registeel
Undiscovered Undiscovered 73 73 73XY
43ORAS
43
462 Magnezone Magnezone
Mineral Mineral 39B2W2 39XY
33ORAS
33
483 Dialga Dialga
Undiscovered Undiscovered 80DPPt
42HGSS
50 50 50
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
Grass Mineral 52 52 52
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral 61 61 61
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
Undiscovered Undiscovered 23
797 Celesteela Celesteela
Undiscovered Undiscovered 37
801 Magearna Magearna
Undiscovered Undiscovered 41
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
TM91
V
TM91
VI
TM91
VII
TM91
009 Blastoise Blastoise
Monster Water 1
050 Diglett Diglett
Alola Form
Field Field
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio
Alola Form
Field Field
081 Magnemite Magnemite
Mineral Mineral
082 Magneton Magneton
Mineral Mineral
095 Onix Onix
Mineral Mineral
116 Horsea Horsea
Water 1 Dragon
117 Seadra Seadra
Water 1 Dragon
120 Staryu Staryu
Water 3 Water 3
121 Starmie Starmie
Water 3 Water 3
151 Mew Mew
Undiscovered Undiscovered
205 Forretress Forretress
Bug Bug
208 Steelix Steelix
Mineral Mineral
212 Scizor Scizor
Bug Bug
224 Octillery Octillery
Water 1 Water 2
227 Skarmory Skarmory
Flying Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra
Water 1 Dragon
303 Mawile Mawile
Field Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron
Monster Monster
323 Camerupt Camerupt
Field Field
348 Armaldo Armaldo
Water 3 Water 3
375 Metang Metang
Mineral Mineral
376 Metagross Metagross
Mineral Mineral
378 Regice Regice
Undiscovered Undiscovered
379 Registeel Registeel
Undiscovered Undiscovered
385 Jirachi Jirachi
Undiscovered Undiscovered
386 Deoxys Deoxys
Undiscovered Undiscovered
395 Empoleon Empoleon
Water 1 Field
410 Shieldon Shieldon
Monster Monster
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon
Monster Monster
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash
Bug Bug
436 Bronzor Bronzor
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
Mineral Mineral
448 Lucario Lucario
Field Human-Like
462 Magnezone Magnezone
Mineral Mineral
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior
Monster Field
476 Probopass Probopass
Mineral Mineral
483 Dialga Dialga
Undiscovered Undiscovered
485 Heatran Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered
493 Arceus Arceus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola
Mineral Mineral
525 Boldore Boldore
Mineral Mineral
526 Gigalith Gigalith
Mineral Mineral
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph
Flying Flying
577 Solosis Solosis
Amorphous Amorphous
578 Duosion Duosion
Amorphous Amorphous
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus
Amorphous Amorphous
582 Vanillite Vanillite
Mineral Mineral
583 Vanillish Vanillish
Mineral Mineral
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe
Mineral Mineral
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed
Grass Mineral
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn
Grass Mineral
599 Klink Klink
Mineral Mineral
600 Klang Klang
Mineral Mineral
601 Klinklang Klinklang
Mineral Mineral
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik
Amorphous Amorphous
604 Eelektross Eelektross
Amorphous Amorphous
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal
Mineral Mineral
621 Druddigon Druddigon
Dragon Monster
623 Golurk Golurk
Mineral Mineral
632 Durant Durant
Bug Bug
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon
Dragon Dragon
638 Cobalion Cobalion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
642 Thundurus Thundurus
Undiscovered Undiscovered
644 Zekrom Zekrom
Undiscovered Undiscovered
646 Kyurem Kyurem
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
Undiscovered Undiscovered
679 Honedge Honedge
Mineral Mineral
680 Doublade Doublade
Mineral Mineral
681 Aegislash Aegislash
Mineral Mineral
682 Spritzee Spritzee
Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse
Fairy Fairy
692 Clauncher Clauncher
Water 1 Water 3
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer
Water 1 Water 3
698 Amaura Amaura
Monster Monster
699 Aurorus Aurorus
Monster Monster
707 Klefki Klefki
Mineral Mineral
712 Bergmite Bergmite
Monster Monster
713 Avalugg Avalugg
Monster Monster
716 Xerneas Xerneas
Undiscovered Undiscovered
721 Volcanion Volcanion
Undiscovered Undiscovered
733 Toucannon Toucannon
Flying Flying
738 Vikavolt Vikavolt
Bug Bug
773 Silvally Silvally
Undiscovered Undiscovered
776 Turtonator Turtonator
Monster Dragon
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
Mineral Mineral
784 Kommo-o Kommo-o
Dragon Dragon
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797 Celesteela Celesteela
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

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 = 41 | Accuracy = 100% | Effect = Has a 10% chance of lowering each target's Defense.
Used by : Registeel

Pokémon GO

Flash Cannon
Special Attack
Type Steel
Power 60
Energy bar 3
Duration 3.9 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
BlastoiseMagnetonHorsea

Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, Flash Cannon had a power of 55.

Description

Games Description
Conq. The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target's Defense.

In the anime

Grant Onix Flash Cannon.png Paul Aggron Flash Cannon.png Ash Roggenrola Flash Cannon.png Rhyperior Flash Cannon.png
Onix Aggron Roggenrola Rhyperior
The user fires a beam of light.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
437 Bronzong Bronzong flips around and aims its bottom at the opponent. It then gathers silver energy inside its body and then it fires a silver beam of energy at the opponent.
Lucian's Bronzong An Elite Meet and Greet! Debut
Marcus's Bronzong Arceus and the Jewel of Life None
410 Shieldon Shieldon opens its mouth and forms a silver ball in front of its mouth. It then fires the ball as a silver beam at the opponent.
Newton Graceland's Shieldon Giratina and the Sky Warrior None
411 Bastiodon The inside of Bastiodon's mouth glows white and it fires a silver beam of energy from its mouth at the opponent.
Byron's Bastiodon Ancient Family Matters! None
306 Aggron Aggron opens its mouth and a silver ball appears in front of Aggron's mouth. Aggron then fires a silver beam from the ball at the opponent.
A wild Aggron Steeling Peace of Mind! None
Paul's Aggron Familiarity Breeds Strategy! None
379 Registeel Registeel puts its arms together and creates a silver ball of energy. A silver energy beam is fired from the ball at the opponent.
Brandon's Registeel A Pyramiding Rage! None
227 Skarmory Skarmory opens its beak and a silver ball appears in front of it. It then fires a silver beam from the ball at the opponent or Skarmory forms a white ball of energy inside its mouth and then it fires a white beam with light blue energy at the opponent.
J's henchmen's Skarmory Pillars of Friendship! None
Ninja's Six Skarmory The Legend of the Ninja Hero! None
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior fires a silver beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Rhyperior Piplup, Up and Away! None
395 Empoleon Empoleon holds out its wings and a silver ball of energy forms in between them. The ball then turned into a silver beam and Empoleon fires it at the opponent, or Empoleon fires a silver beam from its mouth at the opponent.
Kenny's Empoleon Last Call — First Round! None
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola's body becomes outlined in white energy and the energy starts to gather inside Roggenrola's ear. It then fires a white and pale blue beam from its ear at the opponent.
Ash's Roggenrola Gotta Catch A Roggenrola! None
Multiple wild Roggenrola Gotta Catch A Roggenrola! None
623 Golurk One of Golurk's hands disappears into its arm and and white energy starts to gather inside Golurk's arm. It then fires a white and pale blue beam from its arm at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Golurk Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"! None
Ridley's Golurk Meloetta and the Undersea Temple! None
578 Duosion Duosion's entire body glows gold with silver sparkles around it. The silver sparkles grow larger and a gold outline appears around them as well. A golden orb of energy then forms in front of Duosion's body. The silver sparkles then sink into the orb, as well as the gold glow, and Duosion fires a white and light blue beam of energy from the orb at the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Duosion Beheeyem, Duosion, and the Dream Thief! None
525 Boldore Boldore's body becomes outlined in white energy and the energy starts to gather inside Boldore's ear. A white orb of energy with light blue energy inside of it then forms in front of Boldore's ear, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy inside it at the opponent.
Ash's Boldore Evolution Exchange Excitement! None
638 Cobalion Cobalion opens its mouth and a ball of silver energy appears in front of it. It then fires a silver beam from the ball at the opponent.
Cobalion (M15) Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice None
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn's body becomes outlined in white energy. A white orb of energy with light blue energy then forms in front of Ferrothorn, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy inside it at the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Ferrothorn Iris and the Rogue Dragonite! None
621 Druddigon Druddigon's body becomes outlined in white energy. A white orb of energy with light blue energy then forms inside of Druddigon's mouth, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy from it at the opponent.
Drayden's Druddigon Drayden Versus Iris: Past, Present, and Future! None
095 Onix Onix's body becomes outlined in white energy. A white orb of energy with light blue energy then forms inside of Onix's mouth, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy from it at the opponent.
Grant's Onix Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
212M Scizor Scizor fires two white beams of energy from inside of its claws at the opponent.
Unknown Trainer's Scizor Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction None
376M Metagross A white orb of energy with light blue energy forms in between Mega Metagross's front claws, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy from it at the opponent. The attack's secondary effect lowers the opponent's stamina.
Steven's Metagross Mega Evolution Special II None
376 Metagross Metagross fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy at the opponent.
Steven's Metagross Mega Evolution Special III None
082 Magneton A white orb of energy with light blue energy forms in front of Magneton's body, and it fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy from it at the opponent.
Belmondo's Magneton Confronting the Darkness! None
483 Dialga Dialga fires a white beam of energy with light blue energy from its mouth at the opponent.
A Dialga summoned by Hoopa Hoopa and the Clash of Ages None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master manga


In other generations

Flash Cannon IV.png Flash Cannon 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

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 加農光炮 Gānùhng Gwōngpaau *
光澤電炮 Gwōngjaahk Dihnpaau
Mandarin 加農光炮 / 加农光炮 Jiānóng Guāngpào *
電炮光澤 Diàn​pào​ Guāng​zé *
光澤電炮 Guāng​zé​ Diàn​pào *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Lichtkanon
France Flag.png French Luminocanon
Germany Flag.png German Lichtkanone
Greece Flag.png Greek Φωτοβόλο Phutovólo
India Flag.png Hindi प्रकाश तोप Prakash top
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Flash Cannon
Italy Flag.png Italian Cannonflash
South Korea Flag.png Korean 러스터캐논 Luster Cannon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Blitzkanon
Poland Flag.png Polish Błyskodziało
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Canhão de Luz
Canhão de Flash (XY Series)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Canhão de Luz
Romania Flag.png Romanian Foc de Tun
Tunul Fulgerător
Russia Flag.png Russian Быстрая Пушка Bystraya Pushka
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cañón Flash (DP035)
Foco Resplandor (DP107-DP108, BW089)
Cañón Resplandor (M11)
Cañón de Luz (DP128)
Cañón Destello (DP174-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Foco Resplandor*
Foco Respl.*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Işık Topu
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Chùm sáng đại bác



Variations of the move Crunch
Physical Crunch
Special Shadow BallFlash Cannon
Formerly a variation
Special Energy Ball


Generation IV TMs
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7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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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
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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