Relic Song deals damage and has a 10% chance of putting the target to
sleep. Relic Song hits all adjacent opponents. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.
Relic Song will become a
Water-type move if used by a Pokémon with the Ability Liquid Voice. If the user is affected by Throat Chop, it will be unable to use this move for two turns.
When successfully used by
Meloetta (affecting at least one Pokémon), it will also cause it to change between its Aria and Pirouette Formes, unless Meloetta's Ability has been changed to Sheer Force.
B W B2 W2 The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of those listening. It may also induce sleep.
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Sw Sh The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of the listening opposing Pokémon. This may also induce sleep.
Various Move Tutors will teach Relic Song to a Meloetta. According to interface text during the scene in
Generation V, Meloetta once knew Relic Song and had forgotten it. The Move Tutors are:
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains from this move. STAB Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
MD GtI It could induce sleep, making the target unable to move for a while. * It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also cause the Sleep status condition. It influences a certain Pokémon's appearance. *
S MD It could induce sleep, making the enemy unable to move for a while. * It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also make the enemy sleep. It influences a certain Pokémon's appearance. *
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