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Flash Cannon

Steel special

Generation 4

Summary

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

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
80; percentile 62.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 4
TM91
Generation 5
TM91
Generation 6
TM91

Effect

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

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the foe’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Foreign Names

French
Luminocanon
Spanish
Foco Respl.
German
Lichtkanone
Czech
Světelné dělo
Italian
Cannonflash
Japanese
ラスターカノン (rasutaakanon)

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
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 Flash Cannon.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Acid Poison special 30 40 100%

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

Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

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

Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Luster Purge Psychic special 5 70 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

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

Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

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

Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

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

Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

Pokémon

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

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

Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
35 35 Magnemite Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 25 35 70 95 55 45 325
39 39 Magneton Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 50 60 95 120 70 70 465
39 39 Magnezone Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 70 70 115 130 90 60 535
73 73 73 73 73 Registeel Steel Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Undiscovered 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
80 42 50 50 50 Dialga Steel Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
52 52 52 Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
61 61 61 Ferrothorn Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
74 94 131 54 116 20 489
Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver 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.
• Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
91 91 91 91 91 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
91 Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
91 91 91 91 91 Magnemite Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 25 35 70 95 55 45 325
91 91 91 91 91 Magneton Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 50 60 95 120 70 70 465
91 91 91 91 91 Magnezone Electric Steel Magnet Pull
Sturdy
Analytic
genderless Mineral 70 70 115 130 90 60 535
91 91 91 91 91 Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
91 91 91 91 91 Steelix Steel Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 75 85 200 55 65 30 510
91 91 91 91 91 Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
91 91 91 91 91 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
91 91 91 91 91 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
91 91 91 91 91 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
91 91 91 91 91 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
91 91 91 91 91 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
91 91 91 91 91 Scizor Bug Steel Swarm
Technician
Light Metal
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 130 100 55 80 65 500
91 Scizor Mega Scizor Bug Steel Technician ½ male, ½ female Bug 70 150 140 65 100 75 600
91 91 91 91 91 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
91 91 91 91 91 Forretress Bug Steel Sturdy
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Bug 75 90 140 60 60 40 465
91 91 91 91 91 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
91 91 91 91 91 Skarmory Steel Flying Keen Eye
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 80 140 40 70 70 465
91 91 91 91 91 Probopass Rock Steel Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 55 145 75 150 40 525
91 91 91 91 91 Mawile Steel Fairy Hyper Cutter
Intimidate
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 85 85 55 55 50 380
91 Mawile Mega Mawile Steel Fairy Huge Power ½ male, ½ female Field
Fairy
50 105 125 55 95 50 480
91 91 91 91 91 Aggron Steel Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal
½ male, ½ female Monster 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
91 Aggron Mega Aggron Steel Filter ½ male, ½ female Monster 70 140 230 60 80 50 630
91 91 91 91 91 Camerupt Fire Ground Magma Armor
Solid Rock
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
91 91 91 91 91 Armaldo Rock Bug Battle Armor
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 75 125 100 70 80 45 495
91 91 91 91 91 Metang Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 60 75 100 55 80 50 420
91 91 91 91 91 Metagross Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
91 91 91 91 91 Regice Ice Clear Body
Ice Body
genderless Undiscovered 80 50 100 100 200 50 580
91 91 91 91 91 Registeel Steel Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Undiscovered 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
91 91 91 91 91 Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
91 91 91 91 91 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
91 91 91 91 91 Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
91 91 91 91 91 Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
91 91 91 91 Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
91 91 91 91 91 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
91 91 91 91 91 Shieldon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
91 91 91 91 91 Bastiodon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 60 52 168 47 138 30 495
91 91 91 91 91 Wormadam Trash Wormadam Bug Steel Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 69 95 69 95 36 424
91 91 91 91 91 Bronzor Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 57 24 86 24 86 23 300
91 91 91 91 91 Bronzong Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 67 89 116 79 116 33 500
91 91 91 91 91 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
91 Lucario Mega Lucario Fighting Steel Adaptability ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 145 88 140 70 112 625
91 91 91 91 91 Dialga Steel Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
91 91 91 91 91 Heatran Fire Steel Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
91 91 91 91 91 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
91 91 91 Roggenrola Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 75 85 25 25 15 280
91 91 91 Boldore Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 70 105 105 50 40 20 390
91 91 91 Gigalith Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 85 135 130 60 80 25 515
91 91 91 Sigilyph Psychic Flying Wonder Skin
Magic Guard
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 72 58 80 103 80 97 490
91 91 91 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
91 91 91 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
91 91 91 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
91 91 91 Vanillite Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 36 50 50 65 60 44 305
91 91 91 Vanillish Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 51 65 65 80 75 59 395
91 91 91 Vanilluxe Ice Ice Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 71 95 85 110 95 79 535
91 91 91 Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
91 91 91 Ferrothorn Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
74 94 131 54 116 20 489
91 91 91 Klink Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 40 55 70 45 60 30 300
91 91 91 Klang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 80 95 70 85 50 440
91 91 91 Klinklang Steel Plus
Minus
Clear Body
genderless Mineral 60 100 115 70 85 90 520
91 91 91 Eelektrik Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 85 70 75 70 40 405
91 91 91 Eelektross Electric Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 115 80 105 80 50 515
91 91 91 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
91 91 91 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
91 91 91 Golurk Ground Ghost Iron Fist
Klutz
No Guard
genderless Mineral 89 124 80 55 80 55 483
91 91 91 Durant Bug Steel Swarm
Hustle
Truant
½ male, ½ female Bug 58 109 112 48 48 109 484
91 91 91 Hydreigon Dark Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Dragon 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
91 91 91 Cobalion Steel Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 90 129 90 72 108 580
91 91 91 Incarnate Thundurus Electric Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
91 91 Thundurus Therian Thundurus Electric Flying Volt Absorb always male Undiscovered 79 105 70 145 80 101 580
91 91 91 Zekrom Dragon Electric Teravolt genderless Undiscovered 100 150 120 120 100 90 680
91 91 91 Kyurem Dragon Ice Pressure genderless Undiscovered 125 130 90 130 90 95 660
91 91 Kyurem Black Kyurem Dragon Ice Teravolt genderless Undiscovered 125 170 100 120 90 95 700
91 91 Kyurem White Kyurem Dragon Ice Turboblaze genderless Undiscovered 125 120 90 170 100 95 700
91 91 91 Genesect Bug Steel Download genderless Undiscovered 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
91 Honedge Steel Ghost No Guard ½ male, ½ female Mineral 45 80 100 35 37 28 325
91 Doublade Steel Ghost No Guard ½ male, ½ female Mineral 59 110 150 45 49 35 448
91 Shield Aegislash Steel Ghost Stance Change ½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 50 150 50 150 60 520
91 Aegislash Blade Aegislash Steel Ghost Stance Change ½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 150 50 150 50 60 520
91 Spritzee Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 78 52 60 63 65 23 341
91 Aromatisse Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 101 72 72 99 89 29 462
91 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
91 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500
91 Amaura Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 77 59 50 67 63 46 362
91 Aurorus Rock Ice Refrigerate
Snow Warning
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 123 77 72 99 92 58 521
91 Klefki Steel Fairy Prankster
Magician
½ male, ½ female Mineral 57 80 91 80 87 75 470
91 Bergmite Ice Ice Body
Own Tempo
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 55 69 85 32 35 28 304
91 Avalugg Ice Ice Body
Own Tempo
Sturdy
½ male, ½ female Monster 95 117 184 44 46 28 514
91 Xerneas Fairy Fairy Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680

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