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==Behavior==
 
==Behavior==
Moltres is one of the [[legendary birds]] of Kanto. They are a poorly understood species, believed by many to be pure myth. Its behavior is largely clandestine, but it appears to migrate to the south during the springtime. There are many folk-tales surrounding this species, but perhaps the most popular is that its appearance will bring about an early spring. Documented sightings of this pokemon are fairly consistent, and usually include dazzling orange colored flames. When moltres flaps its wings, it sheds hundreds of tiny embers. It is believed that fire has healing properties, it is said to immerse itself in molten lava if it is injured.
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Moltres is one of the [[legendary birds]] of Kanto. They are a poorly understood species, believed by many to be pure myth. Its behavior is largely clandestine, but it appears to migrate to the south during the springtime. There are many folk-tales surrounding this species, but perhaps the most popular is that its appearance will bring about an early spring. Documented sightings of this Pokémon are fairly consistent, and usually include dazzling orange colored flames. When moltres flaps its wings, it sheds hundreds of tiny embers. It is believed that fire has healing properties, it is said to immerse itself in molten lava if it is injured.
 
==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
 
Moltres appears to live in hot regions, particularly active volcanoes. They are spectacularly rare, very possibly one-of-a-kind. Moltres have been sighted on [[victory road]] and near the [[sevii islands]].
 
Moltres appears to live in hot regions, particularly active volcanoes. They are spectacularly rare, very possibly one-of-a-kind. Moltres have been sighted on [[victory road]] and near the [[sevii islands]].

Revision as of 21:56, 17 August 2007

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Moltres
ファイヤー Fire
#146
146Moltres.png
Artwork from FR/LG
Type
Fire Flying
Category
Flame Pokémon
Ability
Pressure
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,250,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#146
Johto
#237
Hoenn
#301
Sinnoh
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Regional Browser numbers
Height
6′07″
Imperial
2.0 m
Metric
Weight
132.3 lbs.
Imperial
60.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Yellow
Catch rate
3 (0.4%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F146.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Undiscovered group 1 cycles*
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 217 Battle Exp.: 2171*

Moltres (Japanese: ファイヤー Fire) is a Fire/Flying-type Pokémon. It's found in the Kanto Region at Victory Road as well as Sevii Islands' Mt. Ember. Moltres appeared in the movie The Power of One. In the games, Moltres once helped Blaine find his way down a huge mountain while he was lost.

Biology

Physiology

Moltres takes the form of a large bird with flame-colored plumage, resembling a phoenix. Its dazzling wings, and elaborate head crest appear to be covered with flames. It has a straight, pointed brown break, which is the same color as its feet. Compared to the other legendary birds, it has the smallest feet and legs. It is the largest of the legendary birds, however its feathers make up a good portion of its bulk.

Gender differences

Moltres is a genderless species.

Special abilities

When it flaps its wings, it creates a brilliant flash of flames. Also, Moltres is one of the few Pokémon known to naturally weild the very powerful flying-type move Sky Attack.

Behavior

Moltres is one of the legendary birds of Kanto. They are a poorly understood species, believed by many to be pure myth. Its behavior is largely clandestine, but it appears to migrate to the south during the springtime. There are many folk-tales surrounding this species, but perhaps the most popular is that its appearance will bring about an early spring. Documented sightings of this Pokémon are fairly consistent, and usually include dazzling orange colored flames. When moltres flaps its wings, it sheds hundreds of tiny embers. It is believed that fire has healing properties, it is said to immerse itself in molten lava if it is injured.

Habitat

Moltres appears to live in hot regions, particularly active volcanoes. They are spectacularly rare, very possibly one-of-a-kind. Moltres have been sighted on victory road and near the sevii islands.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Moltres made its first true appearance in The Power of One. Jirarudan wanted to capture the three Legendary Birds as well as Lugia.

Moltres also appeared in All Fired Up and The Search for the Legend. Additionally it was mentioned in The Fortune Hunters where James mistakingly believed that it was his "Inner Pokémon" and dressed up in a Moltres costume.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

When released from a Pokéball, Moltres will remain where it is released, flapping its wings. While it makes no visible attack, any opponent touching it will receive a sizable amount of damage.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Known as the legendary bird of fire. Every flap of its wings creates a giant dazzle of flashing flames.
Blue
Yellow A legendary bird Pokémon. As it flaps its blazing wings, even the night sky will turn red.
Stadium A legendary bird Pokémon known as the "fire bird". Every time it flaps, its wings flare and burn brightly.
Generation II
Gold This legendary Pokémon scatters embers with every flap of its wings. It is a thrilling sight to behold.
Silver This legendary bird Pokémon is said to bring early spring to the wintry lands it visits.
Crystal Legendary bird Pokémon. It is said to migrate from the south along with the spring.
Stadium 2 This legendary Pokémon scatters embers with every flap of its wings. It is a thrilling sight to behold.
Generation III
Ruby Moltres is a legendary bird Pokémon that has the ability to control fire. If this Pokémon is injured, it is said to dip its body in the molten magma of a volcano to burn and heal itself.
Sapphire Moltres is a legendary bird Pokémon that has the ability to control fire. If this Pokémon is injured, it is said to dip its body in the molten magma of a volcano to burn and heal itself.
Emerald Moltres is a legendary bird Pokémon that can control fire. If injured, it is said to dip its body in the molten magma of a volcano to burn and heal itself.
FireRed One of the legendary bird Pokémon. Those who see it are overwhelmed by its orange wing that seem to be on fire.
LeafGreen It is said to be the legendary bird Pokémon of fire. Every flap of its wings creates a dazzling flare of flames.
Generation IV
Diamond One of the Legendary Bird Pokémon. It is said that spring will soon arrive if Moltres shows itself.
Pearl One of the Legendary Bird Pokémon. It is said that spring will soon arrive if Moltres shows itself.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red Blue
One Victory Road
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
One Victory Road
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
One Mt. Ember
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Citadark Isle (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Pal Park
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Trozei! Random Agent Cards
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Mt. Blaze Peak (3F)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
90
150 - 197 290 - 384
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
125
117 - 194 229 - 383
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Total:
580
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 125.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

In Generation I, the effectiveness of Ice-type moves is 200.

Learnset

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By leveling up

Level Generation I Generation II Generation III Generation IV
Start Peck
Fire Spin
Wing Attack
Ember
Wing Attack
Ember
Wing Attack
Ember
8       Fire Spin
13   Fire Spin Fire Spin  
15       Agility
22       Endure
25   Agility Agility  
29       Ancientpower
36       Flamethrower
37   Endure Endure  
43       Safeguard
49   Flamethrower Flamethrower  
50       Air Slash
51 Leer      
55 Agility      
57       Roost
60 Sky Attack      
61   Safeguard Safeguard  
64       Heat Wave
71       Solarbeam
73   Sky Attack Heat Wave  
78       Sky Attack
85     Sky Attack Sunny Day

By TM/HM

Number Generation I Generation II Generation III Generation IV
TM02 Razor Wind      
TM03   Curse    
TM04 Whirlwind      
TM05   Roar Roar Roar
TM06 Toxic Toxic Toxic Toxic
TM08   Rock Smash    
TM09 Take Down      
TM10 Double-Edge Hidden Power Hidden Power Hidden Power
TM11   Sunny Day Sunny Day Sunny Day
TM13   Snore    
TM15 Hyper Beam Hyper Beam Hyper Beam Hyper Beam
TM17   Protect Protect Protect
TM18   Rain Dance Rain Dance Rain Dance
TM20 Rage Endure Safeguard Safeguard
TM21   Frustration Frustration Frustration
TM22       Solarbeam
TM27   Return Return Return
TM31 Mimic Mud Slap    
TM32 Double Team Double Team Double Team Double Team
TM33 Reflect   Reflect Reflect
TM34 Bide Swagger    
TM35   Sleep Talk Flamethrower Flamethrower
TM37   Sandstorm Sandstorm Sandstorm
TM38 Fire Blast Fire Blast Fire Blast Fire Blast
TM39 Swift Swift    
TM40     Aerial Ace Aerial Ace
TM42     Facade Facade
TM43 Sky Attack Detect Secret Power Secret Power
TM44 Rest Rest Rest Rest
TM47   Steel Wing Steel Wing Steel Wing
TM50 Substitute   Overheat Overheat
TM51       Roost
TM58       Endure
TM61       Will-O-Wisp
TM68       Giga Impact
TM82       Sleep Talk
TM83       Natural Gift
TM87       Swagger
TM88       Pluck
TM89       U-turn
TM90       Substitute
HM02 Fly Fly Fly Fly
HM05       Defog
HM06     Rock Smash Rock Smash

Special moves

In Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Moltres knows Shadow Break, Shadow Fire, Shadow Mist and Shadow Shed as a Shadow Pokémon, and learns Morning Sun, Will-O-Wisp and Extrasensory after being purified.

Side game data

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Evolution

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Trivia

Moltres is one of the three Legendary Pokémon whose location was changed trough Generations.

Origin

Like Ho-Oh, Moltres is based on the legend of the phoenix. However, Moltres is based on the phoenix of Arabic legend. Others claim that the bird is based on the Japanese mythical bird known as 朱雀 Suzaku, guardian of the South, and is not a true phoenix. Regardless, the Pokémon has a very similar appearance to both the phoenix and the Suzaku.

Name origin

Moltres's name is a combination of the words molten and the Spanish word for three, tres, indicating that it is the third in the series of Kanto legendary birds. Its Japanese name is simply Fire.

In other languages

External links

Generation I: ArticunoZapdosMoltresMewtwoMew
Generation II: RaikouEnteiSuicuneLugiaHo-OhCelebi
Generation III: RegirockRegiceRegisteelLatiasLatios
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Generation IV: UxieMespritAzelfDialgaPalkiaHeatranRegigigas
GiratinaCresseliaPhione*ManaphyDarkraiShayminArceus
Generation V: VictiniCobalionTerrakionVirizionTornadusThundurus
ReshiramZekromLandorusKyuremKeldeoMeloettaGenesect
Generation VI: XerneasYveltalZygardeDiancieHoopaVolcanion
Generation VII: Type: NullSilvallyTapu KokoTapu LeleTapu BuluTapu Fini
CosmogCosmoemSolgaleoLunalaNecrozma
MagearnaMarshadowZeraoraMeltanMelmetal
Generation VIII: ZacianZamazenta
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