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Weather Ball
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Weather Ball
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category Special
Power: 50
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 10, max: 16
Affects: User
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Clever
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Clever
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Clever

Weather Ball is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation III that was the signature move of Castform until Generation IV.


Games Description
RSE The move's type and power change with the weather.
FRLG An attack that varies in power and type depending on the weather.
An attack move that varies in power and type depending on the weather.
This attack move varies in power and type depending on the weather.


In Battle

An attack move that varies in power and type depending on the weather. When no weather condition is in effect, Weather Ball is a normal type move. During any weather condition, Weather Ball's type changes and its base power doubles to 100. It will be:

Type power-ups from the weather will be put into effect, as well as STAB caused by Castform's type changing from its ability, Forecast.


A highly appealing move.

Super Contests

Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
249.png Lugia psychic/flying Undiscovered 1HGSS 1 1 1 1
250.png Ho-Oh fire/flying Undiscovered 1HGSS 1 1 1 1
351.png Castform normal Fairy/Amorphous 30 30 40BW
407.png Roserade grass/poison Fairy/Grass 1 1 1 1
437.png Bronzong steel/psychic Mineral 1
584.png Vanilluxe ice Mineral 1 1 1 1
721.png Volcanion fire/water Undiscovered 40 40 12
875.png Eiscue ice Water 1/Field 12
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
001.png Bulbasaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM46
002.png Ivysaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM46
003.png Venusaur grass/poison Monster/Grass TM46
004.png Charmander fire Monster/Dragon TM46
005.png Charmeleon fire Monster/Dragon TM46
006.png Charizard fire/flying Monster/Dragon TM46
007.png Squirtle water Monster/Water 1 TM46
008.png Wartortle water Monster/Water 1 TM46
009.png Blastoise water Monster/Water 1 TM46
037.png Vulpix fire Field TM46
037A.png Vulpix ice Field TM46
038.png Ninetales fire Field TM46
038A.png Ninetales ice/fairy Field TM46
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
079A.png Slowpoke psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
080.png Slowbro water/psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
080A.png Slowbro poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
091.png Cloyster water/ice Water 3 TM46
131.png Lapras water/ice Monster/Water 1 TM46
133.png Eevee normal Field TM46
134.png Vaporeon water Field TM46
135.png Jolteon electric Field TM46
136.png Flareon fire Field TM46
144.png Articuno ice/flying Undiscovered TM46
145.png Zapdos electric/flying Undiscovered TM46
146.png Moltres fire/flying Undiscovered TM46
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered TM46
186.png Politoed water Water 1/Field TM46
196.png Espeon psychic Field TM46
197.png Umbreon dark Field TM46
199.png Slowking water/psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
199A.png Slowking poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TM46
225.png Delibird ice/flying Water 1/Field TM46
243.png Raikou electric Undiscovered TM46
244.png Entei fire Undiscovered TM46
245.png Suicune water Undiscovered TM46
249.png Lugia psychic/flying Undiscovered TM46
250.png Ho-Oh fire/flying Undiscovered TM46
251.png Celebi psychic/grass Undiscovered TM46
272.png Ludicolo water/grass Water 1/Grass TM46
279.png Pelipper water/flying Water 1/Flying TM46
315.png Roselia grass/poison Fairy/Grass TM46
320.png Wailmer water Field/Water 2 TM46
321.png Wailord water Field/Water 2 TM46
324.png Torkoal fire Field TM46
337.png Lunatone rock/psychic Mineral TM46
338.png Solrock rock/psychic Mineral TM46
340.png Whiscash water/ground Water 2 TM46
350.png Milotic water Water 1/Dragon TM46
361.png Snorunt ice Fairy/Mineral TM46
362.png Glalie ice Fairy/Mineral TM46
406.png Budew grass/poison Undiscovered TM46
407.png Roserade grass/poison Fairy/Grass TM46
420.png Cherubi grass Grass TM46
421.png Cherrim grass Grass TM46
423.png Gastrodon water/ground Water 1/Amorphous TM46
425.png Drifloon ghost/flying Amorphous TM46
426.png Drifblim ghost/flying Amorphous TM46
437.png Bronzong steel/psychic Mineral TM46
449.png Hippopotas ground Field TM46
450.png Hippowdon ground Field TM46
459.png Snover grass/ice Monster/Grass TM46
460.png Abomasnow grass/ice Monster/Grass TM46
466.png Electivire electric Human-Like TM46
467.png Magmortar fire Human-Like TM46
470.png Leafeon grass Field TM46
471.png Glaceon ice Field TM46
478.png Froslass ice/ghost Fairy/Mineral TM46
526.png Gigalith rock Mineral TM46
535.png Tympole water Water 1 TM46
536.png Palpitoad water/ground Water 1 TM46
537.png Seismitoad water/ground Water 1 TM46
556.png Maractus grass Grass TM46
584.png Vanilluxe ice Mineral TM46
641.png Tornadus flying Undiscovered TM46
642.png Thundurus electric/flying Undiscovered TM46
643.png Reshiram dragon/fire Undiscovered TM46
644.png Zekrom dragon/electric Undiscovered TM46
645.png Landorus ground/flying Undiscovered TM46
646.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM46
646A.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM46
646B.png Kyurem dragon/ice Undiscovered TM46
695.png Heliolisk electric/normal Monster/Dragon TM46
698.png Amaura rock/ice Monster TM46
699.png Aurorus rock/ice Monster TM46
700.png Sylveon fairy Field TM46
706.png Goodra dragon Dragon TM46
721.png Volcanion fire/water Undiscovered TM46
730.png Primarina water/fairy Water 1/Field TM46
753.png Fomantis grass Grass TM46
754.png Lurantis grass Grass TM46
756.png Shiinotic grass/fairy Grass TM46
816.png Sobble water Water 1/Field TM46
817.png Drizzile water Water 1/Field TM46
818.png Inteleon water Water 1/Field TM46
830.png Eldegoss grass Grass TM46
845.png Cramorant flying/water Water 1/Flying TM46
873.png Frosmoth ice/bug Bug TM46
875.png Eiscue ice Water 1/Field TM46
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Special move

Generation V

By event

Generation IV

Generation V


Main games
Side games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures