Steam Eruption (move)

Steam Eruption
スチームバースト Steam Burst
Steam Eruption VIII.png
Steam Eruption VIII 2.png
Type  Water
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  110
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VI
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Excites the audience a lot if used last.

Steam Eruption (Japanese: スチームバースト Steam Burst) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation VI. It is the signature move of Volcanion.

Effect

Generations VI to VII

Steam Eruption deals damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target. Upon execution, Steam Eruption will thaw the user if frozen (even if the move fails to hit the target).

Steam Eruption also thaws a frozen target hit by it.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Sword and Shield

In Versions 1.0 to 1.2.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Steam Eruption could not be selected in a battle. Starting with Version 1.3.0, it is usable and functions the same as it did in previous generations.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Steam Eruption cannot be selected in a battle.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShLA
The user immerses the target in superheated steam. This may also leave the target with a burn.
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
721   Volcanion
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1, 85 1, 85 72SwSh
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 VIII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
721   VolcanionLv. 60
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Scrap 2020 Volcanion
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

       
Volcanion
The user expels steam of superbly high pressure at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Volcanion Volcanion's eyes and body glow light blue. An orb of water then forms in between the two cannons on its back and explodes, creating a massive blast around Volcanion.
Volcanion (M19) Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel Debut


In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 蒸汽爆炸 Jīnghei Baauja
Mandarin 蒸汽爆炸 Zhēngqì Bàozhà
  Danish Dampudbrud
  French Jet de Vapeur
  German Dampfschwall
  Italian Vaporscoppio
  Korean 스팀버스트 Steam Burst
  Spanish Chorro de Vapor



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