Tail Glow (move)

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Tail Glow
ほたるび Firefly Light
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Type  Bug
Category  Status
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
Ups the user's condition. Helps prevent nervousness.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Earn double the score in the next turn.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Tail Glow (Japanese: ほたるび Firefly Light) is a non-damaging Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation III.

Effect

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.

Learnset

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
313 313 Volbeat Bug 21
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
313 313 Volbeat Bug 21
490 490 Manaphy Water --
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

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Volbeat
The user stares at flashing lights to focus its mind.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
313 Volbeat Volbeat's tail glows yellow.
Romeo's Beat Love at First Flight Debut
Romeo's Volbeat Love at First Flight Debut
A Coordinator's Volbeat Lessons in Lilycove None

Trivia

  • 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).

In other languages

  • Spanish: Ráfaga
  • French: Lumiqueue
  • German: Schweifglanz
  • Italian: Codadiluce

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