Shadow Wave (move)

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Shadow Wave
ダークウェーブ Dark Wave
Shadow Wave.png
Shadow Wave 2.png
Type  Shadow
Category  Special
PP  N/A (max. N/A)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects all foes
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Shadow Wave (Japanese: ダークウェーブ Dark Wave) is one of several Shadow moves available only in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Like other Shadow moves, it is forgotten and replaced with another move once the Pokémon is purified.


Shadow Wave deals damage to both opponents.

As Shadow Pokémon cannot be traded, and since Pokémon Contests do not exist in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, Shadow Wave cannot be used in Contests.


Games Description
XD Shadowy aura waves are loosed to inflict damage.


# Pokémon Types
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC XD.png
058 Growlithe Growlithe
FireIC XD.png
086 Seel Seel
WaterIC XD.png
220 Swinub Swinub
IceIC XD.png
GroundIC XD.png
273 Seedot Seedot
GrassIC XD.png
280 Ralts Ralts
PsychicIC XD.png
299 Nosepass Nosepass
RockIC XD.png
301 Delcatty Delcatty
NormalIC XD.png
303 Mawile Mawile
SteelIC XD.png
315 Roselia Roselia
GrassIC XD.png
PoisonIC XD.png
335 Zangoose Zangoose
NormalIC XD.png
337 Lunatone Lunatone
RockIC XD.png
PsychicIC XD.png
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC XD.png
361 Snorunt Snorunt
IceIC XD.png
363 Spheal Spheal
IceIC XD.png
WaterIC XD.png
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Onde Noire
Germany Flag.png German Cryptowelle
Italy Flag.png Italian Ondaoscura
Spain Flag.png Spanish Onda Oscura

Shadow moves
PhysicalIC HOME.png Shadow BlastShadow BlitzShadow BreakShadow EndShadow Rush
SpecialIC HOME.png Shadow BoltShadow ChillShadow Fire
Shadow RaveShadow StormShadow Wave
StatusIC HOME.png Shadow DownShadow HalfShadow Hold
Shadow MistShadow PanicShadow ShedShadow Sky

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