Essentials

Aurora Beam

Ice special

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 2
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water ½

Stats

Power
65; percentile 42.5
Accuracy
100%
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may lower ATTACK.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Fires a rainbow-colored beam that may lower ATTACK.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A rainbow-colored attack beam. It may lower the foe’s ATTACK stat.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. It may also lower the target’s Attack stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is hit with a rainbow-colored beam. This may also lower the target’s Attack stat.

Foreign Names

Italian
Raggiaurora
German
Aurorastrahl
Czech
Polární záře
Spanish
Rayo Aurora
French
Onde Boréale
Japanese
オーロラビーム (oororabiimu)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Startles Pokémon that made a same-type appeal.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Aurora Beam.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Play Rough Fairy physical 10 90 90%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.

Pokémon

Ice Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Aurora Beam's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
35 35 16 16 21 21 27 27 27 27 Seel Water Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
65 45 55 45 70 45 325
27 27 27 27 Dewgong Water Ice Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 70 80 70 95 70 475
30 30 17 17 17 22 32 37 37 37 Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
Cloyster Water Ice Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 50 95 180 85 45 70 525
36 36 36 36 36 36 36 21 20 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
22 22 22 22 14 14 14 14 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
22 22 22 22 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
41 41 41 29 29 29 29 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
25 25 25 25 25 25 Spheal Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
70 40 50 55 50 25 290
25 25 25 25 25 25 Sealeo Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
90 60 70 75 70 45 410
25 25 25 25 25 25 Walrein Ice Water Thick Fat
Ice Body
Oblivious
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
110 80 90 95 90 65 530
29 29 29 29 Cresselia Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 120 70 120 75 130 85 600
25 25 25 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
20 Amaura Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 77 59 50 67 63 46 362
20 Aurorus Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 123 77 72 99 92 58 521
Xerneas Fairy Fairy Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680
Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • • • Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
• • • • • • • • Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
• Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
• • Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
• • • • • • • • Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
• • • • • • • • Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
• • • • • • • • Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
• • • • • • • • Delibird Ice Flying Vital Spirit
Hustle
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
45 55 45 65 45 75 330
• • • Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330

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