Flash Cannon
Flash Cannon VIII.png
ラスターカノン Rasutaakanon
Generation: IV
Battle Data
Type: Type Steel.gif
Category Special
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100
PP: 10
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Smart
Appeal:
Jam:

Flash Cannon is a special Steel-type move in Generation IV. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM54.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The user gathers all its light energy and releases it all at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Effect

It has a 10% chance to decrease the opponent's Special Defense by one level each time it is used.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
IV V VI VII VIII
009.png Blastoise water 1 1 1 1 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
081.png Magnemite electric/steel 35 (B2W2) 35 (XY)
31 (ORAS)
31 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
082.png Magneton electric/steel 39 (B2W2) 39 (XY)
33 (ORAS)
33 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
379.png Registeel steel 73 73 73 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
43 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
462.png Magnezone electric/steel 39 (B2W2) 39 (XY)
33 (ORAS)
33 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
483.png Dialga steel/dragon 80 (DPPt)
42 (HGSS)
50 50 50 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
597.png Ferroseed grass/steel 52 52 52 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
598.png Ferrothorn grass/steel 61 61 61 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
791.png Solgaleo psychic/steel 23 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
797.png Celesteela steel/flying 37 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
801.png Magearna steel/fairy 41 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
808.png Meltan steel 45 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
809.png Melmetal steel 45 {{{9}}} {{{10}}}
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Trivia

  • Flash Cannon's animation in the core series games changes throughout each game:
    • In Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, Heart Gold, Soul Silver, Black, White, Black 2, White 2, Let's Go Pikachu!, Let's Go Eevee!, Sword, and Shield, Flash Cannon is depicted as a ball of light while in X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, Flash Cannon is depicted as a laser beam.

Gallery

Main games

Main series
Spin-offs & shorts

Pokémon Adventures

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