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Bubble Beam
バブルこうせん Bubble Beam
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Water.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 65
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20, max: 32
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 1
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Badly startles those who have made appeals.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Bubble Beam, formatted as "BubbleBeam" before Generation V, is a Water-type move introduced in Generation I. It was TM11 in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may lower SPEED.
RSE Forcefully shoots bubbles that may lower SPEED.
FRLG A spray of bubbles strike the foe. It may lower the foe's SPEED stat.
DPPtHGSS A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the foe. It may also lower its Speed stat.
BWB2W2 A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the opposing team. It may also lower their Speed stats.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.

Effect

In battle

Bubble Beam does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1 stage. In a Double Battle, Bubble Beam can target any Pokémon around the user; in a Triple Battle, Bubble Beam can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VI VII VIII
007.png Squirtle water
008.png Wartortle water
009.png Blastoise water
060.png Poliwag water 25 25
061.png Poliwhirl water 27 27
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting 25 25
072.png Tentacool water/poison 25 25 19 19
073.png Tentacruel water/poison 25 25 19 19
098.png Krabby water 15 15
099.png Kingler water 15 15
116.png Horsea water 18 18
117.png Seadra water 18 18
120.png Staryu water 31 28 28 28 BW
22 B2W2
121.png Starmie water/psychic 1
170.png Chinchou water/electric 28 28
171.png Lanturn water/electric 30 30
183.png Marill water/fairy 21 21 21 21 BW
13 B2W2
184.png Azumarill water/fairy 25 25 25 25 BW
13 B2W2
222.png Corsola water/rock 25 23 23 23 BW
17 B2W2
223.png Remoraid water 22 22 22 22 BW
18 B2W2
224.png Octillery water 22 22 22 22 BW
18 B2W2
226.png Mantine water/flying 18 18 1, 10 1, 10 BW
1, 7 B2W2
230.png Kingdra water/dragon 18 18
245.png Suicune water 41 GS
11 C
11 8 8
270.png Lotad water/grass 25 PtHGSS 25
271.png Lombre water/grass 25 PtHGSS 25
283.png Surskit bug/water 25 25
298.png Azurill normal/fairy 13 B2W2
341.png Corphish water 20 RSE
19 FRLG
20 20
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark 20 RSE
19 FRLG
20 20
393.png Piplup water 22 DP
18 PtHGSS
18
394.png Prinplup water 24 DP
19 PtHGSS
19
395.png Empoleon water/steel 24 DP
19 PtHGSS
19
458.png Mantyke water/flying 10 10 BW
7 B2W2
489.png Phione water 24 24
490.png Manaphy water 24 24
535.png Tympole water 12
536.png Palpitoad water/ground 12
537.png Palpitoad water/ground 12
580.png Ducklett water/flying 19
581.png Swanna water/flying 19
592.png Frillish water/ghost 13
593.png Jellicent water/ghost 13
647.png Keldeo water/fighting 13
692.png Clauncher water
693.png Clawitzer water
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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Gallery

Main games

Main series
Spin-offs & shorts

Variations of Aurora Beam
Physical Spark Low Sweep
Special Aurora Beam Bubble Beam Chatter
Psybeam Sludge
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