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Talk:Scald (move)

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Every Water-type Pokémon

Does every water pokemon except water/ice can learn boiling water? jomphol 15:25, 28 December 2010 (UTC)

With the exception of Magikarp, it seems so. - unsigned comment from Missingno. Master (talkcontribs) 15:52, 28 December 2010 (UTC)
Arceus doesn't learn it either. --SnorlaxMonster 00:54, 29 December 2010 (UTC)

Scald definition

As you can see here[1], Scald could also mean getting a burn from poisoness gases, not just water. Should this be in the Trivia?

It says burn caused by hot liquid or gas. It says nothing about the gas being poisonous. Don't add it back, please. --ケンジガール 02:17, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

Well, now we need a fix.

Enbuoh, Maggyo, and Mew are the only Pokémon non-Water-type Pokémon that are not related to any Water-type Pokémon to learn this move. <- An edit for this, please? Luna Tiger * the Arc Toraph 02:32, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

The extra "Pokémon" can hang around till the protection clears it's not a big deal —Mada-sama (Talk to me!)— 02:47, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
Scratch that Kenji's handled it —Mada-sama (Talk to me!)— 02:51, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
Articles making sense not = big deal. —darklordtrom 05:44, 10 February 2011 (UTC)

Thawing

Since Scald can thaw the user, does it thaw the target as well? --SnorlaxMonster 04:16, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Only the user is thawed, I can verify this from personal experience playing the game and using the move extensively. The circumstances are the same with Flame Wheel, which also thaws the user but not the target. Chicobo329 (talk) 06:20, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
So despite being a Fire-type move, Flame Wheel doesn't thaw the opponent if it thaws the user first? That's strange behavior. --SnorlaxMonster 06:25, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
It is pretty weird, but it's also very rare to get into a situation where both the user and opponent are frozen to really test this. If you want more research into moves that thaw in general, I can see what I can find and test out. Chicobo329 (talk) 09:13, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
Sorry to double post. Flame Wheel should thaw out the target, I got it confused with the situation of a user and target being thawed in the same turn by one move. To move the topic back to Scald, it's not a Fire type move but I'll try and recreate the circumstances with a friend to see if Scale can thaw a target rather than the user.Chicobo329 (talk) 09:32, 8 January 2013 (UTC)