Arc Lightning


Base PowerPower PointsAccuracy
Effect ChancePriorityTarget
—%1Single non-user

Flavor Text

The user fires several lightning bolts that hit two to five times in a row. This move always goes first.

Move Illustration

Arc Lightning illustration

Move Description

The user fires a series of small lightning bolts at high speed, striking the foe instantly and delivering shocks anywhere from two to five times in quick succession.

Arc Lightning is Finnial, Termelc and Distrike's signature move.


Hits 2–5 times in one turn.

Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use. Pokémon with Skill Link will always hit 5 times with this move.

Pokémon that learn Arc Lightning by level (3)

Phoenixdex Pokémon (3)