Harsh sunlight is one of the weather conditions. It can be summoned by the move Sunny Day for five turns (8 if the user is holding a Heat Rock) or the ability Drought.

In-battle effect Edit

  • While harsh sunlight is active, Fire-types 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.

Abilities affected by Harsh Sunlight Edit

  • 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.

Encounters affected by Harsh SunlightEdit

RainHarsh SunlightHailSandstormWindThunderstorm