Torch Song (move)

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Torch Song
フレアソング Flare Song
Torch Song IX.png
Torch Song IX 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IX
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Torch Song (Japanese: フレアソング Flare Song) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation IX. It is the signature move of Skeledirge.


Torch Song inflicts damage and raises the user's Special Attack by one stage.

Torch Song is a sound-based move. Torch Song can hit Pokémon even if they are behind a substitute.


Games Description
SV The user blows out raging flames as if singing a song, scorching the target. This also boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0911 Skeledirge FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Field Field Evo.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime


Anna Skeledirge Torch Song Biri-Biri.png
Anna Skeledirge Torch Song 2 Biri-Biri.png
The user blows out raging flames as if singing a song, scorching the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Gengar The fiery bird atop Skeledirge's head acquires a microphone-like shape. Then, Skeledirge starts to sing, powering up the bird, who gains wings before flying towards the target.
Anna's Skeledirge Biri-Biri Debut
Enhanced by Terastallization


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 閃焰高歌 Símyihm Gōugō
Mandarin 閃焰高歌 / 闪焰高歌 Shǎnyàn Gāogē
France Flag.png French Chant Flamboyant
Germany Flag.png German Loderlied
Italy Flag.png Italian Canzone Ardente
South Korea Flag.png Korean 플레어송 Flare Song
Spain Flag.png Spanish Canto Ardiente

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