Magma Storm (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special
Power 120
Accuracy 75
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Magma Storm inflicts damage on the first turn then traps the opponent, causing them to lose 116 of their maximum HP after each turn, for 4-5 turns. If the user holds a Grip Claw then it is always 5 turns.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Magma Storm has 70% accuracy. Its after-effects also last for 2-5 turns instead of 4-5.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Magma Storm turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 180.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe becomes trapped within a maelstrom of fire that rages for two to five turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target becomes trapped within a maelstrom of fire that rages for four to five turns.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target becomes trapped within a maelstrom of fire that rages for four to five turns.
Sun/Moon The target becomes trapped within a maelstrom of fire that rages for four to five turns.

Learnt by level up

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

HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 96