Essentials

Scald

Water special

Generation 5

Summary

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
80; percentile 62.0
Accuracy
100%
PP
15, up to 24 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
30
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
TM55
Generation 6
TM55

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ねっとう (nettou)
Korean
열탕
French
Ébullition
German
Siedewasser
Spanish
Escaldar
Italian
Idrovampata

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Scald.

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.

Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Lava Plume Fire 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

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

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

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.
22 22 22 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Simipour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
55 55 55 Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
55 55 55 Wartortle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
59 63 80 65 80 58 405
55 55 55 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
55 Blastoise Mega Blastoise Water Mega Launcher ⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 103 120 135 115 78 630
55 55 55 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
55 55 55 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
55 55 55 Poliwag Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 40 50 40 40 40 90 300
55 55 55 Poliwhirl Water Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 65 65 50 50 90 385
55 55 55 Poliwrath Water Fighting Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 95 95 70 90 70 510
55 55 55 Politoed Water Water Absorb
Damp
Drizzle
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 75 75 90 100 70 500
55 55 55 Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
55 55 55 Tentacruel Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 80 70 65 80 120 100 515
55 55 55 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
55 55 55 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
55 55 55 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
55 55 55 Krabby Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 105 90 25 25 50 325
55 55 55 Kingler Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Water 3 55 130 115 50 50 75 475
55 55 55 Horsea Water Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
30 40 70 70 25 60 295
55 55 55 Seadra Water Poison Point
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
55 65 95 95 45 85 440
55 55 55 Kingdra Water Dragon Swift Swim
Sniper
Damp
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
75 95 95 95 95 85 540
55 55 55 Goldeen Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 67 60 35 50 63 320
55 55 55 Seaking Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Water 2 80 92 65 65 80 68 450
55 55 55 Staryu Water Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 30 45 55 70 55 85 340
55 55 55 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
55 55 55 Gyarados Water Flying Intimidate
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 125 79 60 100 81 540
55 Gyarados Mega Gyarados Water Dark Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Water 2
Dragon
95 155 109 70 130 81 640
55 55 55 Vaporeon Water Water Absorb
Hydration
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 130 65 60 110 95 65 525
55 55 55 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
55 55 55 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
55 55 55 Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
55 55 55 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
55 55 55 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
55 55 55 Totodile Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 65 64 44 48 43 314
55 55 55 Croconaw Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
65 80 80 59 63 58 405
55 55 55 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
55 55 55 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
55 55 55 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
55 55 55 Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
55 55 55 Marill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
70 20 50 20 50 40 250
55 55 55 Azumarill Water Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Fairy
100 50 80 60 80 50 420
55 55 55 Wooper Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 45 45 25 25 15 210
55 55 55 Quagsire Water Ground Damp
Water Absorb
Unaware
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
95 85 85 65 65 35 430
55 55 55 Qwilfish Water Poison Poison Point
Swift Swim
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Water 2 65 95 75 55 55 85 430
55 55 55 Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
55 55 55 Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
55 55 55 Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
55 55 55 Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
55 55 55 Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
55 55 55 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
55 55 55 Mudkip Water Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
50 70 50 50 50 40 310
55 55 55 Marshtomp Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
70 85 70 60 70 50 405
55 55 55 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
55 55 55 Lotad Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
40 30 30 40 50 30 220
55 55 55 Lombre Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
60 50 50 60 70 50 340
55 55 55 Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
55 55 55 Wingull Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
40 30 30 55 30 85 270
55 55 55 Pelipper Water Flying Keen Eye
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
60 50 100 85 70 65 430
55 55 55 Surskit Bug Water Swift Swim
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
40 30 32 50 52 65 269
55 55 55 Masquerain Bug Flying Intimidate
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Bug
70 60 62 80 82 60 414
55 55 55 Carvanha Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 45 90 20 65 20 65 305
55 55 55 Sharpedo Water Dark Rough Skin
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 120 40 95 40 95 460
55 55 55 Wailmer Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
130 70 35 70 35 60 400
55 55 55 Wailord Water Water Veil
Oblivious
Pressure
½ male, ½ female Field
Water 2
170 90 45 90 45 60 500
55 55 55 Barboach Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 50 48 43 46 41 60 288
55 55 55 Whiscash Water Ground Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 2 110 78 73 76 71 60 468
55 55 55 Corphish Water Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
43 80 65 50 35 35 308
55 55 55 Crawdaunt Water Dark Hyper Cutter
Shell Armor
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
63 120 85 90 55 55 468
55 55 55 Feebas Water Swift Swim
Oblivious
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
20 15 20 10 55 80 200
55 55 55 Milotic Water Marvel Scale
Competitive
Cute Charm
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
95 60 79 100 125 81 540
55 55 55 Castform Normal Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
55 55 55 Castform Sunny Castform Fire Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
55 55 55 Castform Rainy Castform Water Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
55 55 55 Castform Snowy Castform Ice Forecast ½ male, ½ female Fairy
Amorphous
70 70 70 70 70 70 420
55 55 55 Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
55 55 55 Huntail Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 104 105 94 75 52 485
55 55 55 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
55 55 55 Relicanth Water Rock Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 2
100 90 130 45 65 55 485
55 55 55 Luvdisc Water Swift Swim
Hydration
¼ male, ¾ female Water 2 43 30 55 40 65 97 330
55 55 55 Kyogre Water Drizzle genderless Undiscovered 100 100 90 150 140 90 670
55 55 55 Piplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
53 51 53 61 56 40 314
55 55 55 Prinplup Water Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
64 66 68 81 76 50 405
55 55 55 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
55 55 55 Bibarel Normal Water Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
79 85 60 55 60 71 410
55 55 55 Buizel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
55 65 35 60 30 85 330
55 55 55 Floatzel Water Swift Swim
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
85 105 55 85 50 115 495
55 55 55 Shellos Water Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
76 48 48 57 62 34 325
55 55 55 Gastrodon Water Ground Sticky Hold
Storm Drain
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
111 83 68 92 82 39 475
55 55 55 Finneon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 49 49 56 49 61 66 330
55 55 55 Lumineon Water Swift Swim
Storm Drain
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 2 69 69 76 69 86 91 460
55 55 55 Phione Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
80 80 80 80 80 80 480
55 55 55 Manaphy Water Hydration genderless Water 1
Fairy
100 100 100 100 100 100 600
55 55 55 Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze
Reckless
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
55 55 55 Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
55 55 55 Dewott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 75 60 83 60 60 413
55 55 55 Samurott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 100 85 108 70 70 528
55 55 55 Panpour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
55 55 55 Simipour Water Gluttony
Torrent
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
55 55 55 Tympole Water Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 50 50 40 50 40 64 294
55 55 55 Palpitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Hydration
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 75 65 55 65 55 69 384
55 55 55 Seismitoad Water Ground Swift Swim
Poison Touch
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 1 105 95 75 85 75 74 509
55 55 55 Red-Striped Basculin Water Reckless
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
55 55 55 Basculin Blue-Striped Basculin Water Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Water 2 70 92 65 80 55 98 460
55 55 55 Tirtouga Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
54 78 103 53 45 22 355
55 55 55 Carracosta Water Rock Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
74 108 133 83 65 32 495
55 55 55 Ducklett Water Flying Keen Eye
Big Pecks
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
62 44 50 44 50 55 305
55 55 55 Swanna Water Flying Keen Eye
Big Pecks
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Flying
75 87 63 87 63 98 473
55 55 55 Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335
55 55 55 Jellicent Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 100 60 70 85 105 60 480
55 55 55 Alomomola Water Healer
Hydration
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
165 75 80 40 45 65 470
55 55 55 Stunfisk Ground Electric Static
Limber
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Amorphous
109 66 84 81 99 32 471
55 55 55 Ordinary Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
55 55 Keldeo Resolute Keldeo Water Fighting Justified genderless Undiscovered 91 72 90 129 90 108 580
55 Froakie Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 41 56 40 62 44 71 314
55 Frogadier Water Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 54 63 52 83 56 97 405
55 Greninja Water Dark Torrent
Protean
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1 72 95 67 103 71 122 530
55 Binacle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 42 52 67 39 56 50 306
55 Barbaracle Rock Water Tough Claws
Sniper
Pickpocket
½ male, ½ female Water 3 72 105 115 54 86 68 500
55 Skrelp Poison Water Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
50 60 60 60 60 30 320
55 Dragalge Poison Dragon Poison Point
Poison Touch
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
65 75 90 97 123 44 494
55 Clauncher Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
50 53 62 58 63 44 330
55 Clawitzer Water Mega Launcher ½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 3
71 73 88 120 89 59 500

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