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Tail Glow (Japanese: ほたるび Firefly Light) is a non-damaging Bug-type move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was one of Volbeat's signature moves.
Generation III and IV
Tail Glow increases the user's Special Attack by two stages.
Tail Glow will do nothing if the user's Special Attack has reached a level of +6 or a value of 999.
Tail Glow increases the user's Special Attack by three stages.
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|| Flashes a light that sharply raises Sp. Atk.
|| The user flashes a light that sharply raises its Sp. Atk stat.
|| The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind, sharply raising its Sp. Atk stat.
|| The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind, drastically raising its Sp. Atk stat.
|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
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- Manaphy is able to learn Tail Glow, which contradicts both the Japanese and English names for the move (Manaphy is not a firefly nor does it have a tail). This may be due to the antennae on its head, and a reference to the bioluminescence of many deep sea fish.
In other languages