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Harsh Sunlight
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Ability
Move
Rock
Bag Heat Rock Sprite

Harsh Sunlight is one of the weather conditions. It can be summoned by the move Sunny Day or the ability Drought for five turns. If the Pokémon that summons harsh sunlight is holding a Heat Rock, the sunlight lasts for eight turns instead.

In-battle effect

  • While harsh sunlight is active, Fire-type moves will be powered-up by 1.5x while Water-type moves will have their power decreased by 1.5x.
  • The moves Thunder and Hurricane will have their accuracy decreased to 50%.
  • The move Solar Beam will not need a charging turn before being executed but will be used instantly.
  • The moves Synthesis and Moonlight will heal 2/3 of the user´s maximum HP.
  • Harvest will always find a berry at the end of every turn.
  • Growth will raise the user's attack and Special Attack by two stages each rather than by one.

Abilities affected by Harsh Sunlight

  • Pokémon with the ability Solar Power will have their Special Attack boosted by 1.5x but will lose 1/8 of their maximum HP at the end of every turn.
  • Pokémon with Chlorophyll will have their Speed doubled.
  • Pokémon with Leaf Guard cannot be afflicted by status conditions.

Pokémon that can learn Sunny Day

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#003 Icon003 Raptorch
Fire Ground
#004 Icon004 Archilles
Fire Ground
#101 Icon101 Flager
Fire Fire
#102 Icon102 Inflagetah
Fire Fire

Pokémon with Drought

Hinata's Flareon has Drought as its ability; however, this is not possible for the player.

Mega Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#004 Icon004 Archilles
Mega Archilles
Fire Ground


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