Seed Flare (move)

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Seed Flare
シードフレア Seed Flare
Seed Flare VIII.png
Seed Flare VIII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A very appealing move, but after using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Seed Flare (Japanese: シードフレア Seed Flare) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Shaymin.

Effect

Seed Flare inflicts damage and has a 40% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat by two stages.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Special
PP  5
Agile Strong
Power  100  80  120
Accuracy  85%  85%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  20%  20%  40%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
May lower the target's defensive stats

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user generates a shock wave from within its body. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
BWB2W2 The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. It may harshly lower the target's Sp. Def.
XYORAS The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. This may harshly lower the target's Sp. Def.
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. This may also harshly lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
LA The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. This may also lower the target’s defensive stats.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 100 100 100 100 100BDSP
57LA
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 100PtHGSS 100 100 100 100BDSP
57LA
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 50
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Cinema Shaymin
Toys "R" Us Shaymin
Movie 11 Shaymin
Character Fair Shaymin
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 50
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Center Shaymin
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 15
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Pokémon Scrap Shaymin
Full Story Shaymin
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 games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time and Darkness and Sky, Seed Flare is a move with 44 base power, 70.4% accuracy, and 5 PP. It damages all enemies adjacent to the user, and might cause their Special Defense to be lowered by two stages.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Special 4 185 222 85% An opponent Has a chance (40%) of lowering the target’s Sp. Def by two stat ranks. Rosa (Special Costume) & Shaymin*

Description

Games Description
MDS* Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also reduce the Special Attack of enemies within a 1-tile range by 2 levels.
MDS* Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also reduce the Special Defense of enemies within a 1-tile range by 2 levels.
BSL まわりの てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで とくぼうを 2だんかいさげる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It damages enemies in the same room. It could also sharply lower their Sp. Def.


Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Seed Flare is a Charged Attack that was made available on June 4, 2022.

GO Grass.png Seed Flare
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 120
Energy cost 100 100
Duration 2.7 seconds
Damage window 2.5-2.6 seconds
125px
Trainer Battles
Power 130
Energy cost 75 75
Secondary effect GO drop arrow.png 2 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 40%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
Shaymin (Land Forme)Shaymin (Sky Forme)
By Elite Charged TM
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

In the anime

Shaymin Seed Flare.png Shaymin Land Forme Seed Flare.png Shaymin Sky Forme Seed Flare.png None.png
Absorbing pollutants Land Forme Shaymin Sky Forme Shaymin
The user absorbs pollutants, then emits a powerful shock wave from its body to attack its target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Shaymin Shaymin Shaymin absorbs any pollutants around it into its body from the seeds on its back, causing the flowers on its head to turn purple or black, depending on how much is absorbed. Then, Shaymin's body glows light green, the flower on its head glows pink, and it explodes, creating a huge, light green explosion all around it. In the Reverse World, it causes a portal to the real world to form.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior Debut
A wild Shaymin Keeping in Top Forme! None
Shaymin Shaymin Sky Forme Shaymin absorbs any pollutants around it using the red flower petal on its neck. The color of the petal changes to purple or black depending on how much pollutant is absorbed. Then, Sky Forme Shaymin's body glows light green, the flower petal glows pink, and it explodes, creating a huge, light green explosion all around its body. In the Reverse World, it causes a portal to the real world to form.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior None


In the manga

Movie adaptations


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Nurse Joy describes Seed Flare as a process in which Shaymin purifies polluted air it inhales in its body and then expels it in the form of light and water.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 種子閃光 Júngjí Símgwōng
Mandarin 種子閃光 / 种子闪光 Zhǒngzǐ Shǎnguāng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zaadscheiding
France Flag.png French Fulmigraine
Germany Flag.png German Schocksamen
Greece Flag.png Greek Φωτοβολούντες Σπόροι Fotovoloúntes Spóroi
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Seed Flare
Italy Flag.png Italian Infuriaseme
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시드플레어 Sideupeulle-eo
Poland Flag.png Polish Nasienna Raca
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Semente Ofuscante
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Semente Luz
Romania Flag.png Romanian Seed Flare
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Semilla Bengala
Spain Flag.png Spain Fulgor SemillaIX+
FogonazoIVVIII
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Hào Quang Hạt Giống



Variations of the move Fire Blast
SpecialIC.png Fire Blast
Formerly a variation
SpecialIC.png Seed Flare


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