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Flash Cannon (move)

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Flash Cannon
ラスターカノン Luster Cannon
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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.

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.

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.
Conq The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target's Defense.
XY The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water -- -- --
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel     35 35
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel     39 39
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel 73 73 73
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel     39 39
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon 80 42 50 50
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel   52 52
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel   61 61
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 Type Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
TM91
V
TM91
VI
TM91
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water
117 Seadra Seadra Water Water
120 Staryu Staryu Water Water
121 Starmie Starmie Water Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground
212 Scizor Scizor Bug Steel
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying
230 Kingdra Kingdra Water Dragon
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
385 Jirachi Jirachi Steel Psychic
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola Rock Rock
525 Boldore Boldore Rock Rock
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
561 Sigilyph Sigilyph Psychic Flying
577 Solosis Solosis Psychic Psychic
578 Duosion Duosion Psychic Psychic
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel
603 Eelektrik Eelektrik Electric Electric
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
615 Cryogonal Cryogonal Ice Ice
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
638 Cobalion Cobalion Steel Fighting
642 Thundurus Thundurus Electric Flying
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
679 Honedge Honedge Steel Ghost
680 Doublade Doublade Steel Ghost
681 Aegislash Aegislash Steel Ghost
682 Spritzee Spritzee Fairy Fairy
683 Aromatisse Aromatisse Fairy Fairy
692 Clauncher Clauncher Water Water
693 Clawitzer Clawitzer Water Water
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
707 Klefki Klefki Steel Fairy
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
716 Xerneas Xerneas Fairy Fairy
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

Flash Cannon is the only move of Registeel.

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.
J's henchmen's Skarmory Pillars of Friendship! 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

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
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)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
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
Mandarin Chinese 光澤電炮 Guāng​zé​ Diàn​pào*
電炮光澤 Diàn​pào​ Guāng​zé*
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Flits Kanon
France Flag.png French Luminocanon
Germany Flag.png German Lichtkanone
Greece Flag.png Greek Φωτοβόλο
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
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Canhão de Luz
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Canhão de Luz
Romania Flag.png Romanian Foc de Tun
Tunul Fulgerător
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Cañón Flash (DP035)
Foco Resplandor (DP107-DP108)
Cañón Resplandor (M11)
Cañón de Luz (DP128)
Cañón Destello (DP174-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Foco Resplandor*
Foco Respl.*



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


Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
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
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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Last modified on 31 August 2014, at 02:19