Relic Song (move)

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Ancient Song
いにしえのうた Ancient Song
Type  Normal
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  75
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all foes
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

(Japanese: いにしえのうた Ancient Song) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation V. It is only learned by event Meloetta through a tutor in Hiun City.


Ancient Song deals damage and has a 10% chance of putting the target to sleep. Ancient Song hits all opponents in double battles and hits all adjacent opponents in triple battles.

When used by Meloetta in battle, it will also cause it to change between its Voice and Step Formes.


Generation V

By move tutor

In Pokémon Black and White

In Pokémon Black and White, a man in Hiun City's cafe will teach an event Meloetta the move.

#   Pokémon Type
648 648 Meloetta
Aria Forme
Normal Psychic
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.


  • Ancient Song is the only move that deals damage and can put the target to sleep, regardless of battle location.
    • Secret Power can also do damage and put the opponent to sleep, but only when used in very long grassRSE or tall grassDPPtHGSS.

In other languages

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