psychic

Light Screen

Categorystatus
Power-
Accuracy-
PP30 (max 48)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration I

Machines

Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
TM06psychic
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Fire Red / Leaf Green
TM16psychic
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
TM16psychic
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
TM16psychic
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
TM16psychic
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
TM16psychic
Sword / Shield
TM17psychic

Descriptions

Gold / Silver
Crystal
Ups SPCL.DEF with a wall of light.
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Creates a wall of light that lowers SP. ATK damage.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenA wall of light cuts damage from SP. ATK attacks for five turns.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
A wondrous wall of light is put up to suppress damage from special attacks for five turns.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
A wondrous wall of light is put up to suppress damage from special attacks for five turns.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.
Sword / ShieldA wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.

Target

This move targets the user's side of the field. Affects the user and its ally (if any).

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Light Screen doesn't affect any stats when used.

Effect Entries

Erects a barrier around the user's side of the field that reduces damage from special attacks by half for five turns. In double battles, the reduction is 1/3. Critical hits are not affected by the barrier. If the user is holding light clay, the barrier lasts for eight turns. brick break or defog used by an opponent will destroy the barrier.

Version Changes

No changes in previous Generations.

Contests

Light Screen has the Beauty contest type.

Appeal1
Jam0

Can avoid being startled by others.

Combo: If Calm Mind is used before Light Screen, the user gains 2 appeal points instead of 1.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Prevents the Voltage from going up in the same turn.


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