Scald (move)

Move data

Type Water
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Machine/Record

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM55
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM55
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM55
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM29
Sword​/​Shield TR84

Effects

Scald deals damage and has a 30% 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, Scald can be used and will thaw out the Pokémon before attacking.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Waterium Z and uses its Z-Power, Scald turns into Hydro Vortex and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Scald
Japanese ねっとう (Nettō)
German Siedewasser
French Ébullition
Italian Idrovampata
Spanish Escaldar

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sword​/​Shield The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by TR

Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Goldeen
#118 / Water
Seaking
#119 / Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Wooper
#194 / Water · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Lotad
#270 / Water · Grass
Lombre
#271 / Water · Grass
Ludicolo
#272 / Water · Grass
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Feebas
#349 / Water
Milotic
#350 / Water
Shellos
#422 / Water
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Tympole
#535 / Water
Basculin
Red-Striped Form
#550 / Water
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Popplio
#728 / Water
Brionne
#729 / Water
Wishiwashi
Solo Form
#746 / Water
Toxapex
#748 / Poison · Water
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Wimpod
#767 / Bug · Water
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Sizzlipede
#850 / Fire · Bug
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Cursola
#864 / Ghost