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Scald (Japanese: ねっとう Boiling Water) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation V. It has been TM55 since Generation V.
Scald inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target. Upon execution, Scald will thaw the user if frozen (even if the move fails to hit the target).
Generation VI onward
Scald now also thaws a frozen target hit by it.
|| The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
| The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
In other games
| Eligible Pokémon:
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Scald had a power of 35.
- Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Scald had a power of 55, an energy bar of , and a duration of 4.0 seconds.
Poliwhirl may only know this move if it was obtained before February 16, 2017.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
In other languages