Will-O-Wisp (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy 85
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM61
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM61
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM61

Effects

Will-O-Wisp causes the target to become burned, if it hits. Burned Pokémon lose 18 of their maximum HP each turn and their Attack is decreased by 50%.

Fire type Pokémon, those with the ability Water Veil or those behind a Substitute cannot be burned.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Will-O-Wisp has 75% accuracy.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Inflicts a burn on the foe with intense fire.
FireRed/LeafGreen A sinister, bluish white flame is shot at the foe to inflict a burn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user shoots a sinister, bluish white flame at the foe to inflict a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.
X/Y The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Will-O-Wisp at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 26
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 13
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 13
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 33
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 33
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 33
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 21
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 21
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 16
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 16
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 38
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 45
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 47
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 31
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 31

Learnt by TM

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Magby
#240 / Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water