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This article is about the Field Moves in Pokémon Ranger games. For the moves usable out of the battle in the core games, see Field move.

Field Moves (Japanese: フィールドわざ Field Move) are special moves Pokémon can use outside of battles in Pokémon Ranger, Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, and Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Pokémon Ranger

Artwork of Torchic using the Burn Field Move

They were first introduced in Pokémon Ranger and are primarily used to remove an obstacle of some sort. They are similar to Hidden Machine moves from the traditional games, and two of them share names with the traditional HMs.

Aside from "Flash" and "Cross", all Field Moves come in 3 different levels of power, such as "Tackle ×1", "Tackle ×2", and "Tackle ×3".

Move Function
  Burn Set objects on fire
  Cross Cross a gap
  Crush Destroy an object with physical force
  Cut Slice objects
  Flash Light up dark areas
  Gust Blow things away with a strong wind
  Recharge Restore the styler's energy
  Soak Shoot out water
  Tackle Push an object

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

Artwork of some Field Moves

In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, Field Moves have changed. Some Field Move levels have gone up to ×5, but most have stayed the way Pokémon Ranger had them- only going up to ×3. Unlike in the original Pokémon Ranger, the only Pokémon that don't have a Field Move are the ones that either can't be kept or the ones that are partners. Also Gust using Pokémon have either changed to Cut or in one exception, Demist. Cross has been split from one Field Move used only to swing on posts to a variety of different traveling moves that involve riding on Pokémon over a variety of different terrains. Also, many new Field Moves have been created, some of which are unique, used only by certain Pokémon in certain places. These are called Map Moves and Area Moves. Both are types of Field Moves that are not used for Target Clear. The latter, such as Magma Flow, is only used when there is a question mark that appears above the player's head.

Move No. Specific Function
Agility   Doduo Speed over the land at a higher speed
Airlift   Drifloon Float and cross over a river of lava
Burn   Magmortar Set objects on fire
Crush   Garchomp Destroys an object using force
Cut   Gallade Cut objects or bring down vines
Dark Power   Darkrai Send others to the Dark Void
Demist   Skarmory Blow away mist in an area
Electrify   Magnezone Send electricity to power objects
Elevate   Drifblim Rise through a hole in a cave to a higher level
Flash   Electabuzz Lights up dark areas
Fly   Staraptor Fly to different places on the map
Magma Flow   Torkoal Ride through lava
Psy Power   None Open psychically sealed doors
Rain Dance   Blastoise Make heavy rains fall on a large area
River Flow 1   Floatzel Ride across a clear river
River Flow 2   Empoleon Ride across cold waters and break icebergs
Recharge   Magneton Restore the HP of the styler
Sand Fill   Hippowdon Fill a hole with sand
Soak   None Shoot water
Stink   Skuntank Drive away anything with a nose
Swim   Mantine Swim over abysses in the depths of the ocean
Tackle   Rampardos Push an object
Teleport   None Return to the entrance of a location
Tunnel 1   Sandshrew and
Burrow through a sandy floor to expose a hole

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

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In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Field Moves may now be combined with other Pokémon's to clear targets. The field moves remain the same as in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia.

Move No. Specific Function
Burn   None Set objects on fire
Crush   None Destroys an object using force
Cut   None Cut objects or bring down vines
Electrify   None Send electricity to power objects
Fly   Staraptor Fly to different places on the map
Psy Power   None Open psychically sealed doors
Recharge   Ampharos Restore the HP of the styler
Soak   None Shoot water
Tackle   None Push an object
Teleport   None Return to the entrance of a location

In the manga

Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage - the Comic

Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission

In other languages

Language Title
  French Capacité Terrain
  German Fähigkeit
  Italian Mossa
  Portuguese Movimento de campo
  Spanish Movimiento de campo

Pokémon Ranger
Main RangerTop RangerOperatorMechanic
Partner PokémonPoké AssistField MoveRanger Sign
Ranger RankMissionQuestRanger Net
Locations FioreAlmiaOblivia
Ranger BaseRanger DepotRanger UnionRanger School
Capture Stylers Capture StylerSuper StylerPower Styler
Antagonists Go-Rock SquadTeam Dim SunTeam DebonairsPokémon Pinchers
Misc. The Almia TimesThe King of Almia and the Three PrincesGlossary