Doom Desire (move)

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Move data

Type Steel
Category Special Special
Power 140
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Two turns after the move is selected, Doom Desire will deal damage. If the opponent switched Pokémon in the meantime, the damage dealt will depend on the Special Defense of the Pokémon the move hits, not the Pokémon it was originally targeted at.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Doom Desire has a base power of 120 and 85% accuracy.

The damage Doom Desire deals in these games is typeless. Furthermore, it uses the Special Defense stat (Defense in Generation 3 due to its categorization) of the originally targeted Pokémon, even if it switched out in the meantime.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Summons strong sunlight to attack 2 turns later.
FireRed/LeafGreen A move that attacks the foe with a blast of light two turns after use.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Two turns after this move is used, the user blasts the foe with a concentrated bundle of light.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Two turns after this move is used, the user blasts the target with a concentrated bundle of light.
X/Y Two turns after this move is used, the user blasts the target with a concentrated bundle of light.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Doom Desire at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Level 70