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Heat Wave
(ねっぷう Hot Wind)
Heat Wave VI
Introduced: Generation III
Battle Data
Type: Type Fire
Category: Type Special
Power: 95[1]
Accuracy: 90%
PP: 10 (Max. 16)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
A highly appealing move.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 2 ♥♥
Startles all of the Pokémon the act before the user.

Heat Wave is a Fire-type move introduced in Generation III.


Games Description
RSE Exhales a hot breath on the foe. May inflict a burn.
FRLG The user exhales a heated breath to attack. It may also inflict a burn.
DPPtHGSS The user exhales a heated breath on the foe to attack. It may also leave the target with a burn.
BWB2W2 The user exhales a heated breath on the opposing team. It may also leave the targets with a burn.
XYORAS The user exhales a heated breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.


In battle

Heat Wave does damage and has a 10% chance to burn the target. In a Double Battle, Heat Wave targets all Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Heat Wave only targets Pokémon that are adjacent to the user.


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
006 Charizard fire/flying 1 (FRLG) 59 71 1, 71 TBA
058 Growlithe fire 45 51 (BW)
41 (B2W2)
41 TBA
146 Moltres fire/flying 73 64 64 1, 64 TBA
324 Torkoal fire 46 55 64 1, 55 (XY)
45 (ORAS)
485 Heatran fire/steel 81 81 1, 81 TBA
637 Volcarona bug/fire 60 1, 60 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

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  1. ^ As of Generation VI, Heat Wave has a base power of 95, which prior to that had a base power of 100

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