Sacred Fire (move)
| Sacred Fire|
せいなるほのお Sacred Fire
Sacred Fire (Japanese: せいなるほのお Sacred Fire) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation II. It is Ho-Oh's signature move. Unlike most moves that can cause status problems, this move has a 50% chance of burning the opponent, as opposed to the usual 10%-30%.
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By leveling up
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In the anime
|The foe is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity.|
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Ho-Oh||Ho-Oh releases a gold-rose-colored flame from its beak at the opponent.|
|A wild Ho-Oh||Pop Goes the Sneasel||Debut|
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
|The user releases a beam with a fiery aura around it at the opponent.|
|User||First Chapter Used In||Notes|
|Ho-Oh||Ho-Oh releases a beam with a fiery aura around it from its beak at the opponent, or Ho-Oh fires a blast of fire from its mouth at the opponent.|
|The Masked Man's Ho-Oh||Lugia and Ho-Oh on the Loose(Part 1)||Debut|
In other generations
|Generation II||Generation III||DPPt||HGSS|
- Sacred Fire was changed to a physical move in Generation IV. However, its animation in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum still resembles that of a special move. This change was likely to take advantage of Ho-Oh's higher Attack stat, as it is still its signature move.
In other languages
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