Strange Steam (move)

Strange Steam
ワンダースチーム Wonder Steam
Strange Steam IX.png
Type  Fairy
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  90
Accuracy  95%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Strange Steam (Japanese: ワンダースチーム Wonder Steam) is a damage-dealing Fairy-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature move of Galarian Weezing.


Strange Steam deals damage and has a 20% chance of confusing the target.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Strange Steam cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
The user attacks the target by emitting steam. This may also confuse the target.
BDSP This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
Galarian Form
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.

In the anime

Galarian Weezing

The user attacks the target by emitting steam. This may also confuse the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Galarian Weezing points the smokestacks on its head at the opponent and releases a stream of multicolored steam from them at the opponent. This may leave the opponent confused.
A wild Weezing Orla and the Poké Ball Smith Debut

In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 神奇蒸汽 Sàhnkèih Jīnghei
Mandarin 神奇蒸汽 Shénqí Zhēngqì
  French Vapeur Féérique
  German Wunderdampf
  Italian Vapore Incantato
  Korean 원더스팀 Wondeoseutim
  Spanish Cautivapor

  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.