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ORAS Scald
(ねっとう Boiling Water)
Generation: V
Battle Data
Type: Type Water
Category Type Special
Power: 80
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Burn *
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes

Scald (Japanese: ねっとう Boiling Water) is a Water-type move introduced in Generation V.


It does damage to opponent with power of 80. In addition to it, it can also burn them unless that Pokémon is a Fire-type.


  • Scald is the only damaging water move that can be learnt by a fire type as it can be learnt by Emboar.
  • It is the only Water-type move that can cause burn.


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