Essentials

Heat Wave

Fire special

Generation 3

Summary

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon ½
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel 2
  • Water ½

Stats

Power
95; percentile 77.2
Accuracy
90% ≈ 85.5 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
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.

Generation 4
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.

Generation 5
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.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ねっぷう (neppuu)
Korean
열풍
French
Canicule
German
Hitzewelle
Spanish
Onda Ígnea
Italian
Ondacalda
Czech
Tepelná vlna

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
A highly appealing move.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Beauty
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Heat Wave.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Lava Plume Fire special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

Inferno Fire special 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to burn the target.

Searing Shot Fire special 5 100 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

Blue Flare Fire special 5 130 85%

Has a 20% chance to burn the target.

Shadow Fire Shadow special 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Pokémon

Fire Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Heat Wave's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
59 71 71 Charizard Fire Flying Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Charizard Mega Charizard X Fire Dragon Tough Claws ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 130 111 130 85 100 634
Charizard Mega Charizard Y Fire Flying Drought ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 104 78 159 115 100 634
45 51 41 41 Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
73 73 64 64 64 Moltres Fire Flying Pressure
Flame Body
genderless Undiscovered 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
46 46 55 55 55 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
81 81 81 Heatran Fire Steel Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
60 60 Volcarona Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
• • • • • • Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
• • • • • • Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
• • • • Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
• • • • Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
• • • Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
• • • Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
• • • Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
• Fennekin Fire Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 45 40 62 60 60 307
Emerald
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Generation 4 Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Charmander Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
39 52 43 60 50 65 309
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Charmeleon Fire Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
58 64 58 80 65 80 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Charizard Fire Flying Blaze
Solar Power
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pidgey Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 40 35 35 56 251
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pidgeotto Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 63 60 55 50 50 71 349
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pidgeot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 83 80 75 70 70 101 479
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 60 30 31 31 70 262
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fearow Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sniper
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 90 65 61 61 100 442
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Growlithe Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Arcanine Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 90 110 80 100 80 95 555
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ponyta Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rapidash Fire Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Field 65 100 70 80 80 105 500
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Farfetch'd Normal Flying Keen Eye
Inner Focus
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
52 65 55 58 62 60 352
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magmar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magmortar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flareon Fire Flash Fire
Guts
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 130 60 95 110 65 525
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aerodactyl Rock Flying Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zapdos Electric Flying Pressure
Static
genderless Undiscovered 90 90 85 125 90 100 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Moltres Fire Flying Pressure
Flame Body
genderless Undiscovered 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dragonite Dragon Flying Inner Focus
Multiscale
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
91 134 95 100 100 80 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Cyndaquil Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Quilava Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 58 64 58 80 65 80 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Typhlosion Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hoothoot Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 30 30 36 56 50 262
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Noctowl Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 50 50 76 96 70 442
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
85 50 95 120 115 80 545
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Honchkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 125 52 105 52 71 505
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Slugma Fire Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magcargo Fire Rock Magma Armor
Flame Body
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Houndour Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Houndoom Dark Fire Early Bird
Flash Fire
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Entei Fire Pressure
Flash Fire
genderless Undiscovered 115 115 85 90 75 100 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ho-Oh Fire Flying Pressure
Regenerator
genderless Undiscovered 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Torchic Fire Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 45 60 40 70 50 45 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Taillow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 85 270
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swellow Normal Flying Guts
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 60 50 50 125 430
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Numel Fire Ground Oblivious
Simple
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Camerupt Fire Ground Magma Armor
Solid Rock
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Torkoal Fire White Smoke
Shell Armor
½ male, ½ female Field 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vibrava Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 50 70 50 50 50 70 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flygon Ground Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Bug 80 100 80 80 80 100 520
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swablu Normal Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
45 40 60 40 75 50 310
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Altaria Dragon Flying Natural Cure
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Flying
Dragon
75 70 90 70 105 80 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Solrock Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 95 85 55 65 70 440
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Salamence Dragon Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Dragon 95 135 80 110 80 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
64 78 52 78 52 81 405
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
76 104 71 104 71 108 534
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Starly Normal Flying Keen Eye
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 55 30 30 30 60 245
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Staravia Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 55 75 50 40 40 80 340
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Staraptor Normal Flying Intimidate
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 120 70 50 60 100 485
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chatot Normal Flying Keen Eye
Tangled Feet
Big Pecks
½ male, ½ female Flying 76 65 45 92 42 91 411
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heatran Fire Steel Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Victini Psychic Fire Victory Star genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tepig Fire Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 63 45 45 45 45 308
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze
Thick Fat
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 90 93 55 70 55 55 418
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pansear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Simisear Fire Gluttony
Blaze
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pidove Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 50 55 50 36 30 43 264
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tranquill Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 62 77 62 50 42 65 358
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Unfezant Normal Flying Big Pecks
Super Luck
Rivalry
½ male, ½ female Flying 80 115 80 65 55 93 488
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Darumaka Fire Hustle
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Field 70 90 45 15 45 50 315
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Standard Darmanitan Fire Sheer Force
Zen Mode
½ male, ½ female Field 105 140 55 30 55 95 480
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Darmanitan Zen Darmanitan Fire Psychic Sheer Force
Zen Mode
½ male, ½ female Field 105 30 105 140 105 55 540
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sigilyph Psychic Flying Wonder Skin
Magic Guard
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 72 58 80 103 80 97 490
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Archen Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
55 112 45 74 45 70 401
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Archeops Rock Flying Defeatist ⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Water 3
75 140 65 112 65 110 567
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Chandelure Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rufflet Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Hustle
always male Flying 70 83 50 37 50 60 350
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Braviary Normal Flying Keen Eye
Sheer Force
Defiant
always male Flying 100 123 75 57 75 80 510
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vullaby Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 70 55 75 45 65 60 370
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mandibuzz Dark Flying Big Pecks
Overcoat
Weak Armor
always female Flying 110 65 105 55 95 80 510
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heatmor Fire Gluttony
Flash Fire
White Smoke
½ male, ½ female Field 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hydreigon Dark Dragon Levitate ½ male, ½ female Dragon 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Larvesta Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 55 85 55 50 55 60 360
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Volcarona Bug Fire Flame Body
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Incarnate Tornadus Flying Prankster
Defiant
always male Undiscovered 79 115 70 125 80 111 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tornadus Therian Tornadus Flying Regenerator always male Undiscovered 79 100 80 110 90 121 580
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Reshiram Dragon Fire Turboblaze genderless Undiscovered 100 120 100 150 120 90 680

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