Sacred Fire (move)

Move data

Type Fire
Category   Physical
Power 100
Accuracy 95
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Sacred Fire deals damage and has a 50% chance of burning the target.

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

If the user is frozen, Sacred Fire can be used and will thaw out the Pokemon before attacking.

Z-Move effects

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

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may inflict a burn.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
A mystical fire attack that may inflict a burn.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen A mystical and powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The foe is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. It may also leave the target with a burn.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The target is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The target is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The target is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Sacred Fire 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.

Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 1
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Level 43