Heat Wave (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special  Special
Power 95
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Heat Wave deals damage and has a 10% chance of burning the target.

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

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Heat Wave has base power 100.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Heat Wave turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Exhales a hot breath on the foe. May inflict a burn.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user exhales a heated breath to attack. It may also inflict a burn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user exhales a heated breath on the foe to attack. It may also leave the target with a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing team. It may also leave targets with a burn.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Heat Wave at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 71
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 41
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 64
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 45
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 81
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 60

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Heat Wave as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Field
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Field
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
Field
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Amorphous
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Amorphous
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Field
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Field
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Field, Human-Like
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Field, Human-Like
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Field
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
Field
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Amorphous
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Field
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
Field
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
Field
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Field
LittenLitten
#725 / Fire
Field
TorracatTorracat
#726 / Fire
Field
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Field

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Heat Wave by the various move tutors in the games.

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
MagbyMagby
#240 / Fire
EnteiEntei
#244 / Fire
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Tornadus (Incarnate Forme)Tornadus
Incarnate Forme
#641 / Flying
Tornadus (Therian Forme)Tornadus
Therian Forme
#641 / Flying
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
LittenLitten
#725 / Fire
TorracatTorracat
#726 / Fire
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
ToucannonToucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
NaganadelNaganadel
#804 / Poison · Dragon
BlacephalonBlacephalon
#806 / Fire · Ghost