Essentials

Morning Sun

Normal status

Generation 2

Summary

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
5, up to 8 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

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

Heals the user for half its max HP.

During Sunny Day, the healing is increased to 2/3 max HP.

During Hail, Rain Dance, or Sandstorm, the healing is decreased to 1/4 max HP.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

Restores HP (varies by time).

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Restores HP. The amount varies with the weather.

FireRed, LeafGreen

Restores the user’s HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.

Foreign Names

Japanese
あさのひざし (asanohizashi)
Korean
아침햇살
French
Aurore
German
Morgengrauen
Spanish
Sol Matinal
Italian
Mattindoro
Czech
Ranní slunce

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
The appeal's quality depends on its timing.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
Flavor text
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Morning Sun.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Moonlight Fairy status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

Pokémon

Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
52 52 71 71 71 33 33 Espeon Psychic Synchronize
Magic Bounce
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 130 95 110 525
20 20 20 20 20 20 Beautifly Bug Flying Swarm
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 70 50 100 50 65 395
Cherubi Grass Chlorophyll ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
45 35 45 62 53 35 275
Cherrim Grass Flower Gift ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
70 60 70 87 78 85 450
Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
• • • • • Venonat Bug Poison Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 55 50 40 55 45 305
• • • • Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
• • • • Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
• • • Togepi Fairy Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 35 20 65 40 65 20 245
• • • Sunkern Grass Chlorophyll
Solar Power
Early Bird
½ male, ½ female Grass 30 30 30 30 30 30 180
• • • Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 50 55 50 36 30 43 264
• • • Larvesta Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 85 55 50 55 60 360

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