Will-O-Wisp (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM61
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM61
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM61
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM61
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM11
Sword​/​Shield TM38

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.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Will-O-Wisp turns into Z-Will-O-Wisp and raises Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Will-O-Wisp
Japanese おにび (Onibi)
German Irrlicht
French Feu Follet
Italian Fuocofatuo
Spanish Fuego Fatuo

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.
Sword​/​Shield The user shoots a sinister 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 24
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 24
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 24
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 24
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Level 47
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 16
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 16
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 16
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 16

Learnt by TM

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Weezing
Galarian Weezing
#110 / Poison · Fairy
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · 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
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Litten
#725 / Fire
Torracat
#726 / Fire
Incineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Rolycoly
#837 / Rock
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Centiskorch
#851 / Fire · Bug
Cursola
#864 / Ghost