Fusion Bolt (move)

Fusion Bolt
クロスサンダー Cross Thunder
Fusion Bolt VIII.png
Fusion Bolt VIII 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  100
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works better the later it is used in a turn.

Fusion Bolt (Japanese: クロスサンダー Cross Thunder) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation V. It is one of the signature moves of Zekrom and Black Kyurem.

Effect

Fusion Bolt inflicts damage. The base power of Fusion Bolt will double if any Pokémon has successfully used Fusion Flare previously in the same turn, with no intervening moves in between, except perhaps for failed moves. If this power increase applies, it also causes Fusion Bolt to have a different animation than normal. Likewise, Fusion Bolt will cause a later Fusion Flare to have doubled power if it's the next successful move used in the same turn.

If a single Pokémon manages to use both fusion moves consecutively in the same turn (via Instruct), the second one will still receive the power increase.

Fusion Bolt can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, with the user gaining an extra three appeal points if the move Charge was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user throws down a giant thunderbolt. This attack does greater damage when influenced by an enormous flame.
XYORAS The user throws down a giant thunderbolt. This move is more powerful when influenced by an enormous flame.
SMUSUM
SwShLA
The user throws down a giant lightning bolt. This move's power is increased when influenced by an enormous flame.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
644   Zekrom
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 50 50 50 48SwSh
646   Kyurem
Black Kyurem
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 43B2W2 43 43 48SwSh
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
494   Victini
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Eind Victini
Movie 14 Victini
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

In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, there are two variants of the move: one is a more powerful and ranged version belonging to the boss form of Zekrom, which only has 1 PP and is 100% accurate. However, the normal variation has 10 PP.

Description

Games Description
MDGtI It damages even faraway Pokémon.
SMD It damages enemies throughout a wide area in front of you.


In the anime

Main series

       
Zekrom
The user gives off blue electricity and forms a blue sphere around itself, then charges at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Zekrom Zekrom's tail glows light blue with electricity. Zekrom's body then becomes surrounded in a sphere of violet electricity, which it then slams into the opponent.
Zekrom (M14) Black—Victini and Reshiram
White—Victini and Zekrom
Debut


Pokémon Evolutions

       
Zekrom
The user throws down a giant thunderbolt.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Zekrom Zekrom's tail glows light blue with electricity. Zekrom's body then becomes surrounded in a sphere of blue electricity, which sends out bolts of electricity that strike the opponent.
N's Zekrom The Plan Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder


In other generations

Core series games

Boosted

Spin-off series games

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 交錯閃電 Gāauchok Símdihn *
Mandarin 交錯閃電 / 交错闪电 Jiāocuò Shǎndiàn *
十字交叉閃電 Shízì Jiāochā Shǎndiàn *
  French Éclair Croix
  German Kreuzdonner
  Italian Incrotuono
  Korean 크로스썬더 Cross Thunder
Portuguese   Brazil Fusão de Raios
Raio de Fusão (TCG and manga)
  Portugal Raio de Fusão
  Russian Термоядерный Разряд Termoyaderniy Razryad
  Spanish Rayo Fusión
  Vietnamese Tia Sét Chữ Thập



Variations of the move Fusion Flare
  Fusion Bolt
  Fusion Flare


  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.